Desktop Integration with the Windows Credentials Provider (versions 4.x and higher)

Christopher Dakin


The LogonBox Credential Provider provides Desktop Integration for Windows 10 and Windows 11. It may also work on Windows 8 and 7.




You must have the Windows Desktop feature installed, which should already be available on a newly deployed system.

If this is not installed, navigate to Updates, Features & Licensing->Authentication and download the Windows Desktop feature.


Accept the prompt and restart the LogonBox service once downloaded with the power icon at bottom right.



Microsoft Installer packages are available which also provide support for unattended installs. No reboot is required before the logon dialogue will show the account action options.

You can find downloads for the provider in the Downloads link at the top right of the LogonBox web UI, in the Windows Desktop Integration section.




Run the installer on your machine (with admin rights) which will start the install wizard. Click Next on the first



This will install the prerequisite Visual C++ redistributable if required (if the pre-requisite is already installed, the installer will start with the following step), click Next.


Click Next to start the main setup.


Accept the default directory, or alter it if preferred and click Next.