Did you notice msmpeng.exe antimalware service executable high CPU Disk Usage on windows 10? Or msmpeng.exe high CPU memory usage on windows 10. Msmpeng.exe is an antimalware service executable which is part of Windows Defender. Disable Real-Time Protection and Windows Defender To fix this msmpeng.exe high CPU memory or Disk usage problem on windows 10
Disable antimalware service executable
First open Windows Defender from start menu search Type Windows Defender in the search bar > double-click Windows Defender. This will open the Windows Defender application. Now click on Settings. Here in Settings select Add an exclusion (the option is located at the bottom of the page). Select Exclude a folder and paste the following path -> c:\program\files\windows defender. Now Validate by clicking on Exclude this folder.
For Windows 7 Users
Go to Windows Defender > Tools > Advanced options Open Excluded files and locations Copy and paste the following path -> c:\program files windows defender.
Start windows into Safe Mode
Safe mode is an inbuilt troubleshooting feature which disables unnecessary and programs during the startup process. windows 10 safe mode loads the operating system with a minimal set of system device drivers just enough to boot windows os and in safe mode the startup programs, add-ons etc do not run.
Disable Real-Time Protection Temporarily
In the case, you’re only looking to disable Windows Defender temporarily. First Open Settings from windows 10 start menu. Now look for the option Update & security and click on it. Now select Windows Defender and Turn off Real-time protection.
Disable Windows Defender using Regedit
Defender’s Antimalware Service mainly means that Windows Defender’s real-time protection is Turned ON and if both solutions from above can’t help you then it’s quite possible that your windows defender got corrupted by being overworked due to continuously files scanning. if due to this your system causes 100% usages then disable windows defender can fix this problem.
Sometimes it’s hard to disable our defender because it will start to work again even without turning it ON and start to create that hang problem again and again, and if you really thinking about to delete that defender’s folder, then during your next Windows Updates your OS will bring it back again. But by making some changes in your Windows Regedit you can easily disable your defenders permanently without any problem.
To Disable Windows Defender From Registry
For this first, you have to open the Windows Registry Editor windows. press win + r, on Run window type ‘regedit’ and click on OK to open your Windows Registry Editor. We recommend to backup Registry database before making any modification continue Reading….