How to Uninstall Hyper-V on Windows 10

You can use the Turn Windows Features On or Off feature to remove Microsoft’s virtualization solution, Hyper-V Manager, from your computer.

How to Uninstall Hyper-V on Windows 10

How to Uninstall Hyper-V

Hyper-V is a widely used virtualization software used by many system administrators today. The fact that Hyper-V Manager is free is one of its best features. It is worth noting that the operating systems Windows 8.x and 10 have incorporated it as an inherent feature.

You can install this virtualization program on your computer from the Windows features when installing Hyper-V. Before performing the Hyper-V setup, determine if your computer supports virtualization technology.

Click the link below to determine whether a computer’s CPU supports the virtualization feature.

Furthermore, Hyper-V offers three distinct installation options for Windows. You can perform Hyper-V installations through the links below.

This article teaches you how to uninstall Hyper-V and Windows’s emulation features.

How to Disable Hyper-V

To uninstall Hyper-V from your PC, follow the steps summarized below.

Step 1

Choose Programs and Features by right-clicking the Windows desktop’s Start button.

Programs and Features

Step 2

In the Programs and Features screen, look for the button labeled Turn Windows features on or off.

Turn Windows features on or off

Step 3

The image below shows Hyper-V selected once Windows Features opens. Uncheck Hyper-V Checkbox as follows.

Windows Features

Step 4

To deactivate Hyper-V, uncheck the checkbox that you see and click OK.

Canceling Hyper-V

Step 5

We are applying changes.

Applying Changes

Step 6

After turning off Hyper-V, the system settings change will only take effect when you restart your computer.

Windows Completed Requested Changes

Step 7

If you have one of the newer Build versions of Windows 10, you may not see the Windows Hypervisor Platform option in the sub-options of HyperV in Step 4. So if your operating system’s build number is 1809 or higher, deselect it as in the image below.

Windows Hypervisor Platform

Step 8

After the above steps, you can use virtualization software like VirtualBox and VMware without Hyper-V interfering. If Hyper-V persists, start CMD as administrator and enter this command:

bcdedit /set {current} hypervisorlaunchtype off

Suppose you wish to re-enable the Hypervisor and use Hyper-V again. If that is the case, you can execute the command below to do so:

bcdedit /set {current} hypervisorlaunchtype auto

In addition, instead of using the above commands, download the regedit file from . After downloading the Windows-compatible reg file, double-click it to launch the regedit program. Once installed, click Yes to apply the changes and restart your computer to use the modifications.

How to Delete Hyper-V  ⇒ Video

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This post has reviewed the ins and outs of uninstalling the Hyper-V virtualization software on Windows 10. Please visit this address if you have any problems removing the application.

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