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Turn off Windows Defender.

This tweak can turn off Windows Defender utility on your computer.

Tweak for : Windows Vista
Windows Defender is antispyware software that runs by default with Security Centre. Defender alerts you when spyware or potentially unwanted software attempts to install itself or to run on your computer.

To prevent Defender from scanning for spyware or other potentially unwanted software, turn the utility off.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. If the subkey “\Windows Defender” does not exist, create it as explained below. Then, create a string value “DisableAntiSpyware” in the right panel, and change the value to “1”.

However, if you want to get Windows Defender back in running mode, delete the subkey “Windows Defender”.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Turn off Windows Defender.reg

The '.reg' file will turn off Windows Defender.

Turn on Windows Defender(Default).reg

The '.reg' file will turn on Windows Defender.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

Windows Defender utility is turned off.

Windows Defender utility is turned on by default.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type 'regedit'.

Second, go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\] and create a new key as 'Windows Defender'.

Next, create a new DWORD value as 'DisableAntiSpyware' under the key 'Windows Defender'.

Now, right click on the DWORD value 'DisableAntiSpyware' and select 'Modify'.

Finally set the value data as '1' and click 'OK' to turn off Windows Defender.

Disable “User Account Control” feature.

Category : System > Performance Settings

User Account Control (UAC) is a new security component in Windows Vista. But, with this setting you can disable the prompt from regularly appearing on your screen.

Disable Security Center notifications.

Category : System > Performance Settings

This tweak can disable the Security Center notifications in the system tray.

Remove Security Center icon from the system tray.

Category : System > Performance Settings

This tweak can remove the Security Center icon from the system tray.

Turn off faster boot and resume time feature.

Category : System > Performance Settings

This tweak makes the system not use the non-volatile (NV) cache to optimize boot and resume.

Turn off hard disk solid state mode.

Category : System > Performance Settings

This tweak can stop writing files frequently on NV cache.

 
 
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