Windows Antimalware Service Executable Memory Usage

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The users of Windows recently get the problem about their Antimalware Service Executable. In fact, Antimalware Service Executable is causing the high Disk or memory usage. Do you know what Antimalware Service Executable is? Have you ever got the same problem with them about the problem Antimalware Service Executable which makes the high Disk or memory usage? Based on the research, Antimalware Service Executable is the process MsMpEng that used by the Windows Defender program. By the way what is the Windows Defender itself? Windows Defender is part of Windows 10 and it is the successor to the free Microsoft Security Essentials antivirus for Windows 7.

How do you do to fix the problem of Antimalware Service Executable? There are many ways which can you do to fix the high memory usage by Antimalware Service Executable. We think its ways are very easy to do so you can it by yourself. But in a case if you are still be confuse to fix it you can ask your friend or a technician to help you for solving your problem. For its ways you can see in the text below. Please follow correctly step by step. We hope the problem of Antimalware Service Executable which makes the high your memory usage can be solved.

Way 1: Disable Windows Defender by using the Windows Registry.

Step 1: You have to tap on the Windows key to open the Start Menu.

Step 2: Then please type regedit exe and click enter.

Step 3: In this step you may need to confirm the UAC prompt to continue.

Step 4: After that please navigate to the following this path:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender

Step 5: Next you will see the preference “DisableAntiSpyware”, please double-click on it and set it to 1 to disable Windows Defender.

Step 6: In a case, if you do not see the preference “DisableAntiSpyware”, so you have to right-click on Windows Defender and select New > Dword (32-bit) Value, and name it DisableAntiSpyware.

Step 7: The last step, to restore Windows Defender at a later point in time, you can delete the key or set its value to 0.

Way 2: Disabling Windows Defender using the Group Policy.

Step 1: You have to tap on the Windows key to open the Start Menu.

Step 2: Afterwards please type “gpedit.msc” and click enter.

Step 3: The next step you have to confirm the UAC prompt to continue.

Step 4: In this step you have to following this path: First click Local Computer Policy > then choose Computer Configuration > choose Administrative Templates > click Windows Components > click Windows Defender.

Step 5: Then, there you will find the policy “Turn off Windows Defender”.

Step 6: The last you have to double-click on the policy.

Way 3: Disable Windows Defender

Step 1: Install a trusted and competent third party antivirus or malware scanner.

Step 2: Right click an empty section of your Task Bar and select “Task Manager”.

Step 3: Select the “Services tab” and click the “Open Services text link”.

Step 4: Find the three Windows Defender services to stop them. You can do it by clicking disable or switch to Manual.

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