Disable Windows Defender-Windows 7 and 8.1

he AntiMalware Service Executable is a service related to Windows Defender, a security program that is embedded in the root Windows 10. In this way, Microsoft tried to ensure a basic line of defense against viruses and other malware.

To open the Task Manager (by pressing the shortcut keys CTRL + SHIFT + ESC) to repair a huge memory consumption and processing (CPU), you may be faced with two scenarios: Windows Defender is checking the computer files in the background, or there is a conflict between Windows Defender and other security program (another antivirus).

How to disable Antimalware Service Executable

When this happens, it’s okay to feel your computer very slow and with difficulty in replying to your commands. But in that case, how can I disable the Antimalware Service Executable?

How to disable Antimalware Service Executable

The response passes for disable Windows Defender, installing a new anti-virus software.

A little research on the Internet on specialty sites (such as the AV-Test) reveals that Windows Defender is (currently) the defence programme that reveals the worst performance.

As such, it is fair to say that disabling Antimalware Service Executable (in this case, Windows Defender), will not be missed.

Before doing so it is important to ensure the installation of another program of security, avoiding exposing your computer to Internet threats. For more details, see our tutorial: what is the best free antivirus.

How to disable Windows Defender-Windows 10

Start by pressing the shortcut keys Windows + i. Alternatively, could access the start menu-settings (or settings). Now, go to the section “Updating and security-Windows Defender. To finish, simply disable the Windows Defender.

If for some reason Windows Defender still be active, you can try additional steps the following tutorial: how to disable Windows Defender in Windows 10.

Disable Windows Defender-Windows 7 and 8.1

Begin by opening the Windows Defender and access program options. Click the “Administrator” and uncheck the check box “Windows Defender”.

To ensure that the program does not back off, you can press Windows + R and type “services.msc” (without quotation marks). Browse to the Windows Defender service and proceed to its deactivation.