Fix: Malwarebytes Disables Defender or 3rd Party Anti-Virus

windows defender disabled by malwarebytes premium

After installing Malwarebytes Premium 14-day trial or licensed product, your anti-virus software (e.g., Microsoft Defender Antivirus) may get disabled automatically. In this scenario, when you attempt to start the Microsoft Defender Antivirus Service (WinDefend) via the Services console, it shows the following error, and the service wouldn’t start.Read more