How to remove microsoft security essentials

Instruction
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You can use the Windows Control Panel to uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials. To do this, go to Start menu – Control Panel, and then select Add or Remove Programs.

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In the list of applications, locate Microsoft Security Essentials and double-click it. To uninstall the program, follow the instructions that appear on the screen. After you apply all the changes, restart the computer.

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If the application does not appear in the Add or Remove Programs panel, manually delete it. To do this, make a backup copy of the registry with the help of the regedit utility. Click Start. In the Find Programs and Files field, enter regedit and press Enter. Right-click My Computer, and select Export. Save the registry file to any folder convenient for you.

4

Stop all processes that are responsible for running Microsoft Security Essentials. To do this, call Start – Run. Then type the following command:

sc config msmpsvc start= disabled

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In the regedit window, find the subkey HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, then SOFTWARE — Microsoft —Windows —CurrentVersion — Run. Right-click the Microsoft Security Essentials parameter and select Delete.

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In the same CurrentVersion branch, go to Uninstall — Microsoft Security Client and delete Microsoft Antimalware items in the same way Service, Microsoft Antimalware, and Microsoft Security Client.

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Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SOFTWARE Microsoft Microsoft Security Client and delete the same line on the right side of the window. Then in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SOFTWARE Microsoft Microsoft Antimalware similarly wipe the Microsoft Antimalware clause. Close all programs and restart your computer. Delete completed.

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