Remove Windows Defender from Server 2016

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I have my own security software I use on Windows Server operating systems and take out Windows Defender.  Normally, I can do this through Feature removal, but the option to remove Windows Defender was unable to be removed from the manager.

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To remove, I used Powershell.

Remove-WindowsFeature Windows-Defender, Windows-Defender-GUI

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