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[Windows 8] How to turn off Windows Defender and/or Windows Firewall

Security is always the most concerned thing on Windows. In Windows 8 [1], you may heard that it is protected by Windows Defender (aka Microsoft Security Essentials), Windows Firewall, and many other things. Sometimes, however, users may not want to use Windows Defender and/or Windows Firewall, such as if a third-party security program is installed. Therefore, in this article, I will show you how to turn off Windows Defender and Windows Firewall.

HOW TO DISABLE WINDOWS DEFENDER

There are just some simple steps to turn off Windows Defender.

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HOW TO DISABLE WINDOWS FIREWALL

Can you image how slow your connection is when you have several firewall programs? So that, I also recommend just keep one firewall running in the system.

Turning off Windows Firewall is just the same way as we did with Windows Defender.

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CONCLUSION

Hope you stay safe!