If Credential Manager is not working and showing UI Host is not responding error, these solutions will be helpful for you. It mainly appears when your computer cannot allocate a sufficient amount of RAM or Memory for open the Credential Manager. However, there could be other reasons too. This article explains almost all the possible causes and solutions so that you can get rid of this issue within moments.
Credential Manager: UI Host is not responding RDP error
To fix UI Host is not responding RDP error of Credential Manager, on Windows 11/10 systems, follow these steps:
- Restart Windows Explorer
- Close unnecessary apps
- Restart Credential Manager service
- Scan for malware
To know more about these steps, continue reading.
1] Restart Windows Explorer
At times, restarting the Windows Explorer process can help you fix this issue on your computer. If this issue appears due to an internal file conflict, restarting the Windows Explorer will fix it within moments. The easiest way to restart the Windows Explorer is by using the Task Manager.
To restart the Windows Explorer in Windows 11/10, follow these steps:
- Right-click on the Start Menu.
- Select the Task Manager from the Win+X menu.
- Click on the Windows Explorer process.
- Click the Restart button.
Then, try to open the Windows Credential Manager on your computer. If the problem still remains, continue following other solutions.
2] Close unnecessary apps
As said earlier, this error message appears when Windows cannot allocate the correct or sufficient amount of Memory for opening the Windows Credential Manager. If you have a low amount of RAM, it is highly recommended to close unnecessary apps. If you are not using an app for a long time and it is still open on your computer, you can use the Task Manager to terminate it.
On the other hand, if you have opened multiple heavy-weight apps simultaneously, you can close a few of them as well. Once done, restart the Windows Explorer and open the Windows Credential Manager.
3] Restart the Credential Manager service
If the Credential Manager service is no longer running in the background, you can find the same issue on your computer. As this service is mandatory to run on your computer, make sure its startup type is set to Manual and it is running. Even if it is running, you may face this issue. Therefore, follow these steps to restart the Credential Manager service:
- Press Win+R to open the Run prompt.
- Type services.msc and hit the Enter button.
- Double-click on the Credential Manager service.
- Click on the Stop button.
- Choose the Manual option.
- Click on the Start button.
Following that, click the OK button, close all windows, and restart your computer. Hopefully, it won’t show the same problem anymore.
4] Scan for malware
If your computer is attacked by malware or adware, there is a high chance of getting this issue on your computer. You need to scan your computer with a reliable antivirus or antimalware and adware removal tool.
Why are my network credentials not working?
Network Credentials work when you have set things up correctly. However, if you have done everything in the right way, but it is not working, you need to check the Credential Manager service in the Services panel. On the other hand, if you are getting any error while opening the Windows Credential Manager, you need to fix that issue first.
- Windows Credential Manager loses credentials after reboot
- Credential Manager, The system cannot find the path specified, Error 0x80070003
- Credential Manager Access is denied
- Credential Manager Error 0x80090345
Is it OK to clear Credential Manager?
If you clear the Credential Manager or delete credentials from the Credential Manager, you won’t be able to access that username and password anymore. Other than that, there is no harm in clearing the Credential Manager. Whether you are talking about Web Credentials or Windows Credentials, the rule applies to both.
That’s all! Hope these solutions worked.