How to Disable Windows Insider Service in Windows 11 or 10

3 ways to Disable Windows Insider Service in Windows 10 or 11 – 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 11/10 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 11 and 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 11 or 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 11 and 10

Here is How to Disable Windows Insider Service in Windows 11 or 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 11 or 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 11/10 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 11 or 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.