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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:


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

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