Enable/Disable Windows Defender On Windows 10 Using Power Shell Command


Using PowerShell
One advantage of PowerShell is that you can deploy changes to Windows Defender on multiple computers over the network.

If you prefer PowerShell way, follow the steps below:

Run PowerShell with administrative privileges (Windows key + X + A)
To disable real-time monitoring of Windows Defender, run the following command:
Set-MpPreference -DisableRealtimeMonitoring $true
To enable real-time monitoring, run the following command:
Set-MpPreference -DisableRealtimeMonitoring $false
The above method will only turn off real-time monitoring of Windows Defender. If you want to completely remove Windows Defender from Windows 10, use the following PowerShell command:

Uninstall-WindowsFeature -Name Windows-Defender