Windows Defender turned off

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Will Internet Security turn off Windows Defender in Windows 10 PCs? If yes, is it ok to have Windows Defender turned off? Cant I have both Internet Security & Windows Defender ON? Please help me understand. Thanks.
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Two anti virus can conflict each other and make your computer slow. It's never advised to run two anti virus on the same machine.
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@Jhja Thanks for providing the correct answer!

@vinaykumarc.21 Thank you for purchasing our product! As a matter of fact, Windows Defender will be disabled automatically when installing Trend Micro Security software. This default change is to avoid conflict since Windows Defender is a Microsoft's built-in anti-virus protection and having more than one anti-virus program usually causes a conflict. So, as @Jhja mentioned, it's not advised to run two antivirus programs on the same machine.

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