How to resolve the VMware Device / Credential Guard Error in Windows 10?

When you want to run VMware on Windows 10, you may get “Device / Credential Guard” error as in the image below.
Together we will look at what we can do to solve this problem.

Let’s first examine the content of the error we received.

“VMware Workstation and Device / Credential Protection are not compatible. VMware Workstation can be run after you disable Device / Credential Protection. ”

Step 1: Disable Device and Identity Protection from Group Policy settings.

Press the Windows + R keys to open the Run screen. By typing ped “gpedit.msc”, we say okay.


Step 2: We disable the policy by following the steps below.

Local Group Policy  Editor
Local Group Policy Editor

Step 3: Uninstall the program by entering the Windows Features by opening the screen opened by clicking the Hyper-V role and click OK.

Program and Feature
Program and Feature

Step 4: Right-click the command client application that appears by typing cmd in the Windows search field and runs the following code on the command screen.

Administrator Command Prompt
Administrator Command Prompt


Step 5: Run the following code from the command line.

After restarting your computer, you can run the VMware.

I hope it has been a useful article.