When installing VMWare Workstation on the computer and starting the virtual machine, you get the error "VMware Workstation and Device/Credential Guard are not compatible". In this article, I will guide you to fix this error 100% of the time. Cause The cause of this problem is the power on the computer...

When installing VMWare Workstation on the computer and starting the virtual machine, you get the error "VMware Workstation and Device/Credential Guard are not compatible". In this article, I will guide you to fix this error 100% successfully.

Reason

The cause of this problem is that powering on the virtual machine in VMware Workstation 12.5 or earlier on a Windows 10 host fails with BSOD when the Credential Guard/Device Guard configuration is enabled.

Solution

We will find a way to turn off   Credential Guard/Device Guard

Detailed error correction instructions

1. In Windows search box type “ gpedit ”

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then select Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> System -> Device Guard -> Double click on Turn on Virtualization Based Security -> select Disable

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2. Open the Registry Editor by typing regedit in the Windows search box then selecting HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE->System->CurrentControlSet->Control->DeviceGuard . Right click and select Add then select DWORD value (32bit) name it EnableVirtualizationBasedSecurity and set the value to 0 to turn it off

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Next go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE->System->CurrentControlSet->Control->LSA . Right click and select Add -> DWORD (32bit) Value   name it LsaCfgFlags and set the value to 0 to turn it off.

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3. Open CMD as administrator and type the following command and then enter:


Then type the following commands one by one and then enter


Now, restart the machine and you can start the VMWare virtual machine carefree!

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Good luck