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How to Start/Stop Protected Storage service

Service name: ProtectedStorage

Display name: Protected Storage


Provides protected storage for sensitive data, such as passwords, to prevent access by unauthorized services, processes, or users.

Path to executable:


This method shows you how to Start/Stop Protected Storage service from Services.msc

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files

Type services.msc and press Enter

Locate Protected Storage service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Protected Storage service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

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