How to Disable Windows Insider Service in Windows 10

3 ways to Disable Windows Insider Service in Windows 10 -.through the Services Console, cmd command, and PowerShell.

Disable Windows Insider Service

Microsoft runs a program to test the features before adding them to Windows 10 original version. The company develops the preview builds and experiments a feature, and ensures if it is working fine then add to a major update. This is called the Windows insider program and people who want to participate in it can join only after registering. However, all the Windows 10 computers include a service wisvc or Windows insider Service regardless of the participation in the program by users.

wisvc is counted as an unnecessary service for the users who don’t have a wish to join the Insider program.  We have previously explained that excessive unuseful services may hamper PC performance. You can read the post here – Windows 10 Services to Disable for Performance. For this reason, you might want to disable Windows Insider Service in Windows 10. You will see 3 methods here for the same.

Methods list

1] Through the Services Console
2] Using the cmd command
3] With Windows PowerShell

 

Disable Windows Insider Service in Windows 10

Here is How to Disable Windows Insider Service in Windows 10 –

1] Through the Services Console

  1. Click the taskbar search or press – Win+S.
  2. Type in Services and hit the – Enter.
How to Disable Windows Insider Service in Windows 10
  1. Locate Windows insider service the Name column.
  2. Right-click on the same and select the – Properties.
Properties Windows insider service
  1. On Windows Insider Service Properties (Local Computer) window go to Startup type.
  2. Click on the dropdown and choose – Disabled.
startup type disabled
  1. Select Apply and then OK.

2] Disable Windows Insider Service Using the cmd command

  1. Press the Win+S and type – cmd.
Disable Windows Insider Service in Windows 10 using cmd command prompt
  1. Click the – Yes to agree with User account control prompt.
  2. Select the – Run as administrator from the result window.
  3. Next, type sc config "wisvc" start= disabled and then press Enter.
windows insider service command

3] With Windows PowerShell

  1. Hit the – Win+X.
  2. Select the – Windows PowerShell (admin).
powershell power user menu
  1. Choose the – “Yes” on UAC dialog.
  2. Type Set-Service wisvc -StartupType Disabled and press Enter.
Disable Windows Insider Service in Windows 10 with powershell

That’s all!!

   
 
 
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Love to play with Windows 10. Suggestion - Going for Registry change or system files edit then remember to take a backup or create a restore point before Starting.

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