Assign a default credential provider

This policy setting allows the administrator to assign a specified credential provider as the default credential provider.

If you enable this policy setting, the specified credential provider is selected on other user tile.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, the system picks the default credential provider on other user tile.

Note: A list of registered credential providers and their GUIDs can be found in the registry at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Authentication\Credential Providers.

Supported on: At least Windows 10 Server, Windows 10 or Windows 10 RT

Assign the following credential provider as the default credential provider:

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\System
Value NameDefaultCredentialProvider
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value

Enter the CLSID of a credential provider to be the default credential provider. For example: {ba0dd1d5-9754-4ba3-973c-40dce7901283}


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