Turn off Memory Integrity Protection to Continue to Update Windows 10 - Windows Basics


Friday, September 4, 2020

Turn off Memory Integrity Protection to Continue to Update Windows 10

When trying to install or update Windows 10 with the latest Windows 10 Feature Update, if you receive an error — Your PC settings need to be adjusted before upgrading to the latest version of Windows 10. Turn off memory integrity protection to continue“—then it’s a compatibility issue between specific display drivers and Windows.
The problem has caused consumers to hold from updating to Windows 10 v2004 update. But the good news is that there is a workaround available. In this post,  we will share how you can resolve this error.
Turn off memory integrity protection to continue
Fortunately, there is an easy workaround for the issue. Microsoft has identified an incompatibility with certain display drivers so you just need to download and install the new drivers from your manufacturer's website and you should be good to go. If your manufacturer has not released the new drivers then you can follow the steps below to disable Memory Integrity and safely update your PC:
1. Open Start Menu and search for Windows Security.
2. Navigate to Device Security > Core Isolation.
3. Now click on the toggle to turn off Memory Integrity.
4. Restart your computer.
Microsoft has noted that it is "working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release." While Microsoft has released the Media Creation Tool for the Windows 10 May 2020 Update, it is not advised to manually install the update using Media Creation Tool or ISO as hardware incompatibility may make your system unstable.

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