How to remove an app from Windows Defender on Windows 10 [Guide] | |
Windows Defender either blocks, or warns against running almost all types of apps. Even if you're installing an app that was developed by Microsoft, you will still see an alert asking if you want to install the app or allow it to make changes to your system. This is of course for your own protection and while it may be a minor inconvenience it's a necessary one. If you've allowed an app to run on Windows 10, it has been added to the Windows Defender whitelist. If you later need to remove an app from Windows Defender, here's how you can do just that. Remove app from Windows DefenderThe Windows Defender app doesn't have a dedicated panel for removing apps that have been whitelisted. Instead, you have to go through the Control Panel.Open Control Panel and go to System and Security. Click Windows Defender Firewall. In the column on the left, click the 'Allow an app or feature through Windows Defender Firewall' option.On the next screen, click the