Re: Uninstall Windows Defender (Vista Ultimate)
I am running Windows Vista Ultimate and Microsoft Defender is installed
default. I want to uninstall it but it doesn't even show up in the
Features list (Uninstall or change a program). How do I go about to
Windows Defender ( not microsoft defender, by the way) is part of
Vista. It canNOT be un-installed. You can, however, turn it off.
BUT, before you turn it off, do you have a 3rd party program to replace
it ? You must have one or the other. Assuming that you do, open windows
defender, look to the top, find the ( ? ) sign, click it . Perhaps you
want to read what's on the screen first. Scroll all the way to the end,
click the last entry : Turn windows defender on or off. Just follow the
instructions on how to turn it off.
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- Re: Cant turn off Windows Defender
... It is not part of XP SP3; ... At least you can uninstall it from XP. ... develop a plan to idealling 'uninstall' Windows Defender before installing ... I turn off Windows Defender ...
- Re: How To Successfully _Uninstall_ Windows Defender from Vista 64-bit?
... There's no way to force an uninstall, brute or otherwise, of Windows Defender as it's integrated into the operating system. ... Microsoft is not and will not be working on any method of doing this, as it's part of the security mechanisms used to protect both the user and the operating system. ... The exception to the above is when WD was installed optionally to an XP installation that was later upgraded to Vista. ...