Release server RAID bandwidth by removing Windows Defender

article #1440, updated 26 days ago

Not something always to do — I’m kind of allergic to removing standard components — but certainly if you have anemic RAID or a slow hard drive, this will help, even before the necessary reboot:

Uninstall-WindowsFeature Windows-Defender

Servers only, alas, and this may go away in later server builds.

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