Hello there! Are you facing a problem with your “Virus & threat protection”?

Is it showing you a massage like Your Virus & threat protection is managed by your organization?

If your answer is yes, then just follow the instructions!.

It might happening after your windows update. This problem also occurs when a virus or malware is interfering with windows defender. If it is true then virus or malware is active on your device.

How to Fix the problem!

This problem can be solved in several ways. We are gonna introduce you with 2 method.


In this method, we will solve the problem using the command prompt.

At first open command prompt. For this type windows key + R to open run command. Then type CMD and then hit enter!

After this type this text and hit enter.

REG DELETE “HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender” /v DisableAntiSpyware

Then it will ask you for confirmation  for the deleting the registry value. Type yes and hit enter. Then it will show The operation completed successfully. It means the work is done. Now exit the command prompt and restart your device and cheek your problem might be solved!


In this method, we will solve the problem using the registry editor.

You have to type windows key + R to open run command and then type regedit to open registry editor.

Then go to the following location or navigate to the following registry folder.

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender

Then right click on  DisableAntiSpyware and press delete option. After this go to:

Settings -> Update & Security -> Windows Security -> Virus & threat protection

Now click on “Restart Now” and again try to on the windows defender. Hope this time your problem might be solved. Now enjoy!