How to disable VBS in Windows 11 and improve game performance - Windows Basics


Monday, October 11, 2021

How to disable VBS in Windows 11 and improve game performance

According to information from UL Benchmarks, the VBS (Virtualization-Based Security) security feature can reduce the gaming performance of Windows 11 computers by up to 30%. VBS is a security feature that has been available since Windows 10 but will be enabled. default on Windows 11. It creates a subsystem that prevents malware from entering your computer. Therefore, it sometimes affects the performance of the machine.

How to check VBS on Windows 11 computer is on or off

1. Click the Start button or search (Search) then type Msinfo32 or System Information and then press Enter.

2. The System Information window will appear and you scroll down to find the VBS (Virtualization-Based Security) item. If the status is Running then VBS is on.

Now, we will go to turn off VBS if it is enabled.

Turn off VBS on Windows 11

1. You press the Start button or the search button (Search) then type Windows Security and then press Enter.

2. Click on Device security

3. Click on Core isolation details in Core isolation

4. In the Memory Integration section, select Off and then restart the device. After the machine restarts, the VBS feature will be turned off.

Use the Registry

1. You press Win + R to open Run then type regedit and then press Enter.

2. In the Registry Editor window, access:


3. Right-click and select New > DWORD (32-bit) Value and name it EnableVirtualizationBasedSecurity. Put the value 0 in the Value box and then click OK. 

4. You just need to restart the PC to complete the change.

Good luck!

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