How To Enable or Disable Credential Guard in Windows 10


Looking for the information to enable or disable Credential Guard in Windows 10? In the below article, we’ll show you how this can be done in a few simple steps.


Credential Guard

Credential Guard is the new feature of Windows 10 that secures the user login information and separates it from the operating system. This action leads to prevent theft. No worries for users about login information because of this reliable feature of windows 10.

Disable Credential Guard in Windows 10


This feature was introduced by Microsoft for Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows Server 2016.

One of the first things you’ll want to do is verify that Credential Guard is running on your machine (or not). Then, the next thing you’ll want to do before you make changes to your system (even something as simple as Credential Guard) is to make sure that your important files are backed up to protect them in case something happens to your system. We don’t anticipate problems with this tutorial but it is a good practice.

How To Enable or Disable Credential Guard in Windows 10?

Step 1: Press and hold windows button + R key and then type “appwiz.cpl” command and then press enter key.


Step 2: Then click on “turn windows features On or Off” located under Program and features.

Step 3: Find “Hyper-V” and then click on it.

Step 4: Then under “Hyper-V” you will see Hyper-V platform expand it and checkmark “Hyper-V Hypervisor”.

Step 5: After that search for “isolated user mode” and checkmark it and then click ok.

Step 6: Open the command prompt (Admin) and type the following command to add the “hyper-V hypervisor”:

dism/Online /Enable-Feature:Microsoft-Hyper-V /ALL

Step 7: Then add the “isolated user mode”. To do that type the following command:

 dism/Online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:IsolatedUserMode

Step 8: After that you can close the command prompt.

Wrap Up

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