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Disable Microsoft Defender Antivirus real-time protection permanently

First disable Tamper Protection in the Microsoft Defender settings itself. Then using Windows Powershell (admin) disable the real-time protection with the below cmdlet.

Set-MpPreference -DisableRealtimeMonitoring $true

Alternative method is using the Group Policy Editor.

Turning off real-time protection permanently even after restarting.

OPTION FIVETurn On or Off Real-time Protection for Microsoft Defender Antivirus | Tutorials

This link should also provide you with other useful things to switch off/on. Like disabling telemetry.

Microsoft has slightly changed some things so they may be worded differently. Such as Windows Defender is now called Microsoft Defender so older guides may not reflect that. Tamper protection needs to be also disabled.

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