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How to Turn off Defender antivirus protection

The very first rule before you start downloading any games is to Turn off Defender antivirus protection in the Windows  system. A full-time defender with a 99% probability will delete important files for launching games, even at the download stage.

Regardless of which version of Windows the player uses, the principle of disabling system protection is the same for everyone. It is enough to follow a few steps in the system settings and you can download games, after downloading and installing, everything can be returned back.

How to Turn off Defender antivirus on Windows 11 / Windows 10:

  1. Select «Start» and type Windows Security to find this program.
  2. Select «Windows Security» in the search results, go to «Virus and threat protection», and under «Virus and threat protection» options, select «Manage settings».
  3. Set Real-time Protection to Off. Please note that routine checks will continue to be performed. However, downloaded or installed files will not be scanned until the next scheduled scan.
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How to Turn Off Windows Firewall on Windows 7:

  1. Select «Start» and type Control Panel to find this program.
  2. Select «System and Security» in the search results, go to «Windows Defender Firewall», select «Turn Windows Defender Firewall on or off».
  3. Set Turn off Windows Defender Firewall to Off. Please note that routine checks will continue to be performed. However, downloaded or installed files will not be scanned until the next scheduled scan.
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