With the Windows 10 update, Windows Defender now alerts you to many of the activities it used to hold in the background. If you want to go back to the quietest days when it notified you only about critical events, you can turn off these enhanced alerts. Windows Defender now tells you exactly if your PC has been checked or a low-level risk has been stopped. But if this upsets you, it’s easy to go back to when Defender mostly kept quiet. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to turn off Enhanced Windows Defender Notifications in Windows 10.

Turn off noncritical Windows Defender Notifications in Windows 10

To turn off Enhanced Windows Defender Notifications in Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Settings in the search bar and choose the Settings option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Settings option, the Windows Settings option will appear as follows.

Select the Update & Security option as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you click the Update & Security option, the following screen will appear.

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As you can see, the screen is divided into two parts. Choose the Windows Defender option from the left side of the screen. Then turn off the toggle button of Enhanced notifications as highlighted in the above image.

If you want to get notified for Windows Defender you can turn on the Enhanced notifications toggle button. After that, you will get Windows Defender notifications.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to turn off Enhanced Windows Defender Notifications in Windows 10.

How to turn off Enhanced Windows Defender Notifications in Windows 10
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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