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  • Started 6 years ago by HASH
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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

Ok, this is driving me crazy, IS THERE ANYWAY I CAN TOTALLY REMOVE WINDOWS DEFENDER FROM YOUR VISTA PC? it is so annyoing asking me to turn it on, and when i do it doesnt.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

you may have to go into the registry and delete some entries

i had to do this once and it was kind of a pain but it worked

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jd2066
jd2066
Posts: 3814

You cannot remove Windows Defender from Windows Vista.
You turn off the alerts asking to turn it on though. How:
1. Go to Control Panel\Security -> Security Center.
2. Under Spyware click "Show me my available options".
3. Click the button "I'll monitor myself".

You should make sure you have other spyware monitoring software installed for protection first though.

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whs
whs
Posts: 17584

HASH; as jd says it is not recommended to remove it until you are otherwise well padded for security protection. But if you absolutely want to get rid of it, you can try vLite. This you have to do before the Vista installation. You can remove a lot of other stuff with vLite too. It's the tool for the minimalists.

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pipo
pipo
Posts: 428

@HASH
what do you mean by "when i do it doesnt," you turn it on but it doesn't work or you turn it on but it can't be turned on?

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

@HASH. Have you disabled it in "services"?

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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

thanks for all your replies guyz, i have been away from howtogeek for the past couple of weeks. I have done everything, but a security warning keeps popping up in my traybar eevery time i log in.

is there a way to completely uninstall the program?

ps. i have noticed that there is a new forum entitled 'off topic'. U guyz made that riite after i had gone :(

lol

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Hi Hash. Have you changed the alert options in Security Center?
& dive in on the "Off Topic"'s

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Antman
Antman
Posts: 164

In no particular order this is my top 20:

Firefox
Photoshop CS3
Dreamweaver CS3
After Effects CS3
Premiere Pro CS3
FileZilla
CCleaner
DVD Decrypter
iTunes
Cubase SX3
Kaspersky Internet Security 7
MagicISO/MagicDisc
Microsoft Office 2007
Nero 7
Rocketdock (inc Stacks docklet)
Ultramon
Windows Live Messenger
WinRAR
Pando

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

@antman you seem to have a nice collection of adobe apps (and cs3 wow) what do you do that you have those for

i am wundering since i also have all of those?

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Antman
Antman
Posts: 164

I'm a multimedia student and most of that Adobe stuff is essential.

Oh, and I forgot to mention 3ds Max 2009 on my list.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

i am in the same field of work and i use all of those tools too. but i just got the master collection cs3 it's sweet has every thing you could ever want but very spendy ;)

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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

cool antman, i do multimedia at school too! i have all the CS3 Adobe software and i reckon its a cool pack!

Nice software!

Posted 5 years ago
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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

cs3 has to be the best soft ware that money can buy

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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

Yeah! Wonder When CS4 Comes out, But i dont see any feature differences, its only the UI that has been changed.

Posted 5 years ago
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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

and photo shop cs4 is going to only for 64 bit and supposedly might be released this year but not really sure.

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xenomex
xenomex
Posts: 130

@Jack,
it isn't only, for 64 bit, it says it will Include the support, heres where i got the info:
http://www.macrumors.com/2008/.....t-for-mac/

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

but when i looked for it before i said that they were only going to release for 64 bit but i guess that one says differently

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xenomex
xenomex
Posts: 130

@Jack,
why are we rushing news..we might as well wait for it to come!

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

hash brought it up not me!

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