Windows 10: Permanently disable VBS (Virtualization-based security)

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Android Studio requires Hyper-V, but installing Hyper-V also enabled VBS (Virtualization-based Security). The problem is AMD's Ryzen software doesn't run if VBS is enabled.

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Applying the following script gave me an option to "opt-out" from VBS on the next reboot, but that does not seem to be permanent. Restarting Windows seems to enable VBS again. So, it seems that I have to run the script and press the opt-out key every time.

Is there anyway to disable VBS permanently and never ask me to disable it again?

copy C:\WINDOWS\System32\SecConfig.efi L:\EFI\Microsoft\Boot\SecConfig.efi /Y
bcdedit /create {0cb3b571-2f2e-4343-a879-d86a476d7215} /d "DG" /application osloader
bcdedit /set {0cb3b571-2f2e-4343-a879-d86a476d7215} path "\EFI\Microsoft\Boot\SecConfig.efi"
bcdedit /set {bootmgr} bootsequence {0cb3b571-2f2e-4343-a879-d86a476d7215}
bcdedit /set {0cb3b571-2f2e-4343-a879-d86a476d7215} loadoptions DISABLE-LSA-ISO,DISABLE-VBS
bcdedit /set {0cb3b571-2f2e-4343-a879-d86a476d7215} device partition=%FREE_MOUNT_VOL_DRIVELETTER%

Local Group Policy does not seem to work.
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The Registry value EnableVirtualizationBasedSecurity already has been set to 0.

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Best Answer

  • "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\DeviceGuard and add a new DWORD value named EnableVirtualizationBasedSecurity and set its value to 0 " DID the trick for me.

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