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Win10 disabling third-party antivirus code if it doesn't like it

     
3:52 am on Jun 21, 2017 (gmt 0)

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https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/06/20/microsoft_disabling_thirdparty_antivirus/ [theregister.co.uk]

Microsoft admits to disabling third-party antivirus code if Win 10 doesn't like it

Windows 10 does disable some third-party security software, Microsoft has admitted, but because of compatibility – not competitive – issues.

Redmond is currently being sued by security house Kaspersky Lab in the EU, Germany and Russia over alleged anti-competitive behavior because it bundles the Windows Defender security suite into its latest operating system. Kaspersky (and others) claim Microsoft is up to its Internet Explorer shenanigans again, but that’s not so, said the operating system giant.
4:45 pm on June 27, 2017 (gmt 0)

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I've been watching out for potential problems, but so far i've not come across any on the machines I support.
6:24 am on June 28, 2017 (gmt 0)

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I do not see it that way, loaded yesterday TrendMicro, and tried to disable/uninstall W-Defender
Well, one cannot uninstall it but the good news is, as it did for me, that WD stop all activity if another AV is found on the system.
I also made some researches and it seems that the only way to get rid of WD is to rem the folders and search/del for it in the registry.
 

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