I can't turn off windows defender!!!

When I want to turn of windows defender and click save changes, and it doesn't allow me to do it!

 

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Why is Real-Time protection unchecked?
 
Do you have another security program installed?
 
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Yes I do!

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I want to uncheck Real-Time protection !

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WD is a security program and it will not function if there is another security program installed. Just scan with the program you have installed.
 
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I want to uncheck Real-Time protection !

Your screenshot shows that it is unchecked.

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I think there is some misunderstanding, I clicked on unchecked and was trying to save changes then it pops out an error window which is shown in the screenshot.

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What is the other security program you are using? WD shouldn't even run let alone save changes with another program installed. Reboot and forget about WD, or remove the other program.
 
 
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What information do you get when you click on the down arrow next to Support Information in the warning message? Does it list an error code?

Are you logged in as Administrator? 

What is the other antivirus protection program installed on the computer?

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The thing is WD always remove the files that I need, I find it really annoying!

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The thing is WD always remove the files that I need, I find it really annoying!

Don't use it! You said you have another security program installed!

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