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

  • Click the taskbar search or press – Win+S.
  • Type in Services and hit the – Enter.
  • How to Disable Windows Insider Service in Windows 10How to Disable Windows Insider Service in Windows 10

  • Locate Windows insider service the Name column.
  • Right-click on the same and select the – Properties.
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  • On Windows Insider Service Properties (Local Computer) window go to Startup type.
  • Click on the dropdown and choose – Disabled.
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  • Select Apply and then OK.
  • 2] Disable Windows Insider Service Using the cmd command

  • Press the Win+S and type – cmd.
  • Disable Windows Insider Service in Windows 10 using cmd command promptDisable Windows Insider Service in Windows 10 using cmd command prompt

  • Click the – Yes to agree with User account control prompt.
  • Select the – Run as administrator from the result window.
  • Next, type sc config “wisvc” start= disabled and then press Enter.
  • windows insider service commandwindows insider service command3] With Windows PowerShell

  • Hit the – Win+X.
  • Select the – Windows PowerShell (admin).
  • powershell power user menupowershell power user menu

  • Choose the – “Yes” on UAC dialog.
  • Type Set-Service wisvc -StartupType Disabled and press Enter.
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    That’s all!!