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Disable Microsoft Defender Antivirus:

In Windows versions 1909 and higher, Tamper Protection was added. Tamper Protection must be disabled, otherwise Group Policy settings are ignored.
  1. 1.
    Open Windows Security (type Windows Security in the search box)
  2. 2.
    Virus & threat protection > Virus & threat protection settings > Manage settings
  3. 3.
    Switch Tamper Protection to Off
It is not necessary to change any other setting (Real Time Protection, etc.)
Important. Tamper Protection must be disabled before changing Group Policy settings.
To permanently disable Real Time Protection
  1. 1.
    Open Local Group Policy Editor (type gpedit in the search box)
  2. 2.
    Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Microsoft Defender Antivirus > Real-time Protection
  3. 3.
    Enable Turn off real-time protection
  4. 4.
    Reboot
Make sure to reboot before making the next change
To permanently disable Microsoft Defender:
  1. 1.
    Open Local Group Policy Editor (type gpedit in the search box)
  2. 2.
    Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Microsoft Defender Antivirus
  3. 3.
    Enable Turn off Microsoft Defender Antivirus
  4. 4.
    Reboot

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Disable Microsoft Defender Antivirus:
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