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Windows 7: Turning Anti-Virus/Spyware OFF/ON

06 Apr 2014   #1

Win7 64Bit Enterprise
Turning Anti-Virus/Spyware OFF/ON

Hope this is the right sub-forum. Anyhoo, I'm getting a msg that BitDefender AND Windows Defender are both running, and will slow down performance. Why isn't there a simple switch to turn either of them off/on? Where IS the switch. I've got 2 Win7 PC's running side by side, config'ed the same (in that regard) but each one has different msgs showing up. Please don't make this too complicated.

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06 Apr 2014   #2

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Win 10 Pro x64

This should help with turning defender off,

Windows Defender - Turn On or Off
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