Hyper-V replaces Windows Virtual PC as the virtualization hardware component for machines running on Windows 8 or later. Virtual machines can be connected to one or more networks. The typical user does not use the Hyper-V device and is only beneficial to professionals who learn their way around the nuances of command lines. In certain instances, it was found that some applications will require that Hyper-V be disabled to run those applications. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to disable Hyper-V on Windows 10.

Disable Hyper-V on Windows 10

To disable Hyper-V on Windows 10, follow any of these procedures step by step.

Method #1

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Command Prompt in the search box and right-click on the Command Prompt option. Then click the Run as administrator option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Run as administrator option, the following screen will appear in front of you.

Now type the following command in the Command Prompt editor and press the Enter key.

dism.exe /Online /Disable-Feature:Microsoft-Hyper-V

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Hyper-V has been disabled successfully. You can enable it by the following command.

dism.exe /Online /Enable-Feature:Microsoft-Hyper-V /Al

Method #2

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Command Prompt in the search box and right click on the Command Prompt option. Then click the Run as administrator option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Run as administrator option, the following screen will appear in front of you.

Now type the following command in the Command Prompt editor and press the Enter key.

bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype off

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The Hyper-V will be disabled. You can enable it by the following command.

bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype auto

Conclusion

By following any of these procedures, you will be able to disable Hyper-V on Windows 10.

How to disable Hyper-V on Windows 10
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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