Configure end-user interaction with Windows Defender Antivirus

Applies to:

You can configure how users of the endpoints on your network can interact with Windows Defender Antivirus.

This includes whether they see the Windows Defender Antivirus interface, what notifications they see, and if they can locally override globally-deployed Group Policy settings.

In this section

Topic Description
Configure notifications that appear on endpoints Configure and customize additional notifications, customized text for notifications, and notifications about reboots for remediation
Prevent users from seeing or interacting with the Windows Defender Antivirus user interface Hide the user interface from users
Prevent users from locally modifying policy settings Prevent (or allow) users from overriding policy settings on their individual endpoints