Uninstall Windows® Defender from Windows® 7
What are the circumstances when we need to uninstall Windows Defender from PC with Windows 7?
Windows Defender is one of the security software which protects against spyware and different malware in Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. This can easily detect, kill and quarantine malware. In Windows 7, sometimes you may get problems during uninstallation of Windows Defender. Another situation is when there is multiple security software on your system and causing conflicts with each other, then you need to uninstall the Windows Defender .
Tips to uninstall Windows Defender from PC with Windows 7 are as following:
- Disable the Windows Defender
- Steps for disabling
- Errors in uninstalling
Disable the Windows Defender
Disabling of Windows Defender in Windows 7 is easier than uninstalling it. Windows Defender from Microsoft provides a good user interface for disabling of the security software. You can easily disable and stop the Windows Defender using the built in interface of the Windows Defender.
Steps for disabling
Disabling of the Windows Defender can be done easily rather than uninstalling the Windows Defender. To disable the software go for 'Start' menu and in Instant Search Box you need to type 'Services'. Select the services from 'Programs' and open the services window. From the resulting list of programs you need to select the 'Windows defender'. Go for Windows Defender 'Properties' box and under 'General' tab you can disable the startup type feature. Then you need to restart the system and you can see that Windows Defender has been disabled from the startup programs.
In Windows 7 uninstallation of Windows Defender can cause some problems or errors. Sometimes installing it again and keeping the Windows Defender software in disabled state may solve the problem. Incomplete uninstallation of any software can create errors in your system. You may read the user manual along with Windows Defender to know the steps of uninstallation in Windows 7 to have problem free uninstallation.
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