How to Completely Turn Off Windows Defender in Windows 10
So you need to turn off Windows Defender protection in Windows 10? Here’s how to disable it temporarily or permanently depending on your needs.
In search, type gpedit, this will open the Group Policy Editor, now navigate to Computer Configuration / Administrative Templates / Windows Components / Microsoft Defender Antivirus. Inside this folder, find option “Turn off Microsoft Defender Antivirus” double click and set to Enabled.