Tag Archives: disable windows defender

Disable Windows Defender

Windows defender is an anti spyware software that is automatically installed on numerous Windows versions but you are unable to remove it through your add/remove feature, so you will have to disable it instead.

Here is a simple guide on how to disable windows defender on Windows Vista:

  • Open defender
  • Start > All Programs > Windows Defender
  • Click tools then options
  • In the Administrator options uncheck the Use Windows Defender box
  • Click Save (you may be promted for an admin password)
  • Done

To restart it simply go through this process again and check the box.

Windows Defender Disable