How to Temporarity disable the Windows Defender Antivirus.

  • Open Windows10 Settings
  • Select Update and Security
  • Select Windows Security from left screen column
  • Select Virus & threat protection from left screen column
  • From main body of Virus & threat protection screen, under Virus & threat protection settings select Manage settings.
  • Next screen From main body of Virus & threat protection screen, under Real-time protection switch from ON to OFF
  • Close the Windows Settings
  • To Re-Enable Windows Defender antivirus follow the above steps and switch Real-time protection switch from OFF to ON