Basically Antimalware Executable is a part of Windows Defender which is a built-in security program of Microsoft. Antimalware executable will be active whenever you connect the network connection. Once you want to use a flash drive, so it will start hogging up CPU. Moreover, once you need to use Bluetooth, it will make annoy you by starting consuming CPU. Do not be worry here we will share you to get rid of this problem. Now let’s see what you will need to do to fix this problem.
Solution 1: Change Defender’s Schedule.
- At first you have to open your Windows Task Scheduler by typing “taskschd.msc” in your Windows Run Commander. Or to open the Run Commandeer quickly, you can press “Windows Key + R Key” at the same time and type “taskschd.msc”. Then click Ok to open it.
- After that you have to browse the following path from the left pane of Task Scheduler.
Library > Microsoft > Windows > Windows defender
- Search for the name called “Windows Defender Scheduled Scan” once you get into the Windows Defender Folder. Then you will need to click on it to make highlight it. Afterwards, please select “Properties” in the right side menu options.
- The next step, once you are in the “Windows defender scheduled scan properties” popup window, you have to modify some settings in the “Conditions” tab.
- Then please uncheck the options under “Idle”, “Power” and “Network”. Click Ok.
- If you have done the step above, now you can reschedule it. From the right pane, you can click the Properties and select the Triggers tab, then click New. Next, you have to select the Weekly option or Monthly option. Do not forget to select the Day, click OK. Make sure that it is enabled.
- If the scan was running previously, you should wait for it until finish. You can see the results after its scan have finished. Here, you will reschedule the Defender to work as per your preference.
- Finally, you are success to change Defender’s Schedule. Actually, you can also disable the “Windows Defender Scheduled Scans” by right-clicking and choose “Disable” button in the task scheduler window, but we do not suggest you to try it because it will stop all other Automatic Maintenance tasks that runs shortly.
Solution 2: Disable Windows Defender.
- At the first step, you have to install a competent and trusted third-party antivirus or malware scanner.
- At the second step, you have to right click an empty section of your Task Bar and please choose “Task Manager”.
- At the third step, you have to choose the “Services tab” and click the “Open Services text link”.
- At the last step, you have to find the three Windows Defender services. Those three Windows Defender services are Windows Defender Cache Maintenance, Windows Defender Cleanup and Windows Defender Verification. After that you can stop them. You can do it by clicking disable or switch to Manual.