Naraka: Bladepoint recently went F2P and requires some people to disable something called HVCI / KMCI to be able to play it. While some people believe it is there to increase performance, it is actually to install a kernel-level Anti-Cheat System like Vanguard to keep it fair for everyone. In this Naraka: Bladepoint guide, we have detailed all there is to know about disabling HVCI / KMCI and whether you should do it or not.
Disable HVCI / KMCI in Naraka: Bladepoint
Hypervisor-Protected Code Integrity (HVCI), also known as Memory Integrity, and Kernel Mode Code Integrity (KMCI) are security features in Microsoft Windows that protect against malicious code. Like many other multiplayer titles out there, the game requires you to disable HVCI / KMCI during installation.
The reason for this is that the Anti-Cheat System for the game works at the kernel level and needs to prevent unauthorized modifications. And it is only by disabling HVCI / KMCI, the Anti-Cheat System can do a better job at it. But how do you do that?
Before we begin, it is essential to note that disabling HVCI KMCI for Naraka: Bladepoint can leave your PC with some potential risks. Not only this but by disabling these features, various applications can see what you are doing on your PC. You have been warned!
Now that you know the potential risks, here is how you can disable HVCI KMCI for Naraka: Bladepoint in Microsoft Windows:
- Open the Start menu on your PC.
- Type Settings in the Search Bar and click on the gear icon to open the Settings menu.
- Click on the Privacy & Security tab in the left sidebar.
- Click on the Windows Security option.
- Click on the Open Windows Security button.
- In the Windows Security menu, click on the “Go to Settings” button in the Device Security option.
- Turn off the HVCI KMCI feature by toggling off the Memory Integrity switch.