To protect your device from cyber attacks, Windows 11/10 provides the built-in Windows Security feature such as Core Isolation and Memory Integrity for better protection. In this article, what is Core Isolation and Memory Integrity will be introduced and 2 methods about how to enable and disable them on Windows 11/10 will be introduced in details.
What is Core Isolation and Memory Integrity?
Before you know how to enable and disable Core Isolation and Memory Integrity in Windows 11/10, you should first know what is it and what can it do for us.
What is Core Isolation?
To protect against malware and other attacks, Core Isolation can isolate computer processes from your operating system and device, by running those core processes in a virtualized environment.
What is Memory Integrity?
Memory integrity is a feature of core isolation. It is also known as Hypervisor-protected Code Integrity (HVCI). It makes more difficult for malicious programs to use low-level drivers to hijack your computer. With Memory Integrity, inserting malicious code into high-security processes would be impossible.
How to Enable and Disable Core Isolation and Memory Integrity in Windows 11/10?
Two methods will be introduced to help you know how to Enable and Disable Core Isolation and Memory Integrity in Windows 11.
Method 1: Enable and Disable Core Isolation and Memory Integrity in Windows 11 Security
Step 1: Click search box on taskbar and search for Windows Security;
Step 2: In the popup windows security window, choose Device security and then click on Core isolation details;
Step 3: The Core isolation is on by default. You can switch the button to turn on or off Memory integrity.
After making changes to your device, a restart of your PC is required.
Method 2: Enable and Disable Core Isolation and Memory Integrity via Registry
Step 1: Press Win + R to lunch Run;
Step 2: Enter regedit and click Enter to open Registry;
Step 3: Navigate to Scenarios in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE;
Step 4: Right-click on Scenarios > New > Key;
Step 5: Name it as HypervisorEnforcedCodeIntegrity;
Step 6: Right-click on it > New > DWORD (32-bit) Value;
Step 7: Name it as Enabled;
Step 8: Double-click on it to set the Value data as 1 to enable and 0 to disable;
Step 9: Click the OK button.
Then, at last, restart your computer to check whether the settings have taken effect or not.
Till now, you have known all the steps about how to Enable and Disable Core Isolation and Memory Integrity in Windows 11/10. Hope you can run your Windows 11 device safely and smoothly.