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Windows 7: Windows Defender turned off at startup

26 Nov 2009   #11

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I have MSE installed. Should I remove Windows Defender, and if so, how? I can't find it in Programs and Features.
Jaycee must be a mind reader. She answerd your question before you asked.
lol, I did that already. I still get the message at startup with Defender disabled.
First make sure you have a system restore point and a system image before you try this. But do this to get rid of defender

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06 Apr 2014   #12

Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate Edition SP1

I had the same problem recently, all I done was open CCleaner and went to Tools>Startup>Windows and deleted the startup entry for it .
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