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Defender Antivirus (AV) Passive Mode

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Good catch! Haven't been utilizing the passive mode yet, but this sure needs some clear statement from MS.
This article describes it as ForceDefenderPassiveMode: https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/windows-itpro-docs/issues/7929

However, i don't get my Defender to passive mode with the entry (most likely because of Tamper Protection).
best response confirmed by amueller-tf (Occasional Contributor)
Solution
It looks like this has been resolved and all four links above now show that "ForceDefenderPassiveMode" puts Defender AV in passive mode.

@amueller-tf This registry key does not work for us.

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