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 and is used by many system administrators today. One of the major advantages of Hyper-V is that it is free. It comes as a feature with Windows 8/8.1/10 operating systems.

When you want to install Hyper-V, you can install this virtualization program on your computer from the Windows features. Before performing the Hyper-V setup, you need to find out if your computer supports virtualization technology.

To find out if a computer’s processor supports virtualization, see the link below.

In addition, Hyper-V can be installed on Windows operating system with 3 different methods. You can perform Hyper-V installations through the links below.

In this article, we will remove the Hyper-V virtualization program installed on the Windows operating system.

How to Disable Hyper-V

Follow the steps below in order to uninstall Hyper-V from your PC.

   Step 1

Right-click on the Windows Start menu and then click Programs and Features from the drop-down options.

Programs and Features

   Step 2

In the Programs and Features screen, click Turn Windows features on or off.

Turn Windows features on or off

   Step 3

After Windows Features opens, you can see that Hyper-V selected in the image below. 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

Applying changes …

Applying Changes

   Step 6

After you disable Hyper-V, restart your computer for the changes to take effect.

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 disabling Hyper-V by following the steps above, you can use virtualization software such as VirtualBox and VMware on your computer. However, if Hyper-V is still a problem, run CMD as administrator and execute the following command:

bcdedit /set {current} hypervisorlaunchtype off

If you want to enable hypervisor again and use HyperV, follow the command below:

bcdedit /set {current} hypervisorlaunchtype auto

In addition, instead of using the above commands, download the regedit file from here, double click on it, click Yes to confirm the operation and restart your computer.

How to Delete Hyper-V  ⇒ Video

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   Final Word


In this article, we have examined step by step how to remove the Hyper-V virtualization program installed on Windows 10 operating system. If you have problems uninstalling, you can visit https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/d4190d44-40c1-4686-9b09-5127ed1b1d5f/how-to-uninstall-hyperv?forum=winserverhyperv. Thanks for following us!

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