Install Google Cloud Credential for Windows


You wish to know more about how to install Google Credential Provider for Windows and what the Standard and Local admin users are.


  • Windows Management


System requirements
  • Windows 10 Pro, Pro for Workstations, Enterprise, or Education version 1803 or later
  • Chrome Browser version 81 or later (stable version), installed with admin privileges
  • Available disk space for Google Chrome (100 MB) and Google Cloud Credential (3 MB)
  • Administrator privileges on the device to run the installer, or you can deploy the installer to devices using software deployment tools.

Install GCPW

  1. Download GCPW.
    1. Sign in to the Google Admin console.
    2. Navigate to Menu > Devices > Mobile and endpoints > Settings > Windows settings.
    3. Click Google Credential Provider for Windows setup > Download.
    4. Download the 64-bit or 32-bit installation file and distribute it to devices.
  2. Set to allow domains and optional settings.
  3. To install it manually on the device you can double-click the installation file or run it from the command prompt.
    • To install the 64-bit client, run gcpwstandaloneenterprise64.exe as administrator.
    • To install the 32-bit client, run gcpwstandaloneenterprise.exe as administrator. To run the installer in silent mode, include the arguments /silent /install.
  4. The installation creates 4 files:
    - C:\Program Files\Google\CredentialProvider\version number\Gaia.dll
    - C:\Program Files\Google\CredentialProvider\version number\gcp_setup.exe
    - C:\Program Files\Google\CredentialProvider\version number\gcp_eventlog_provider.dll
    - C:\Program Files\Google\CredentialProvider\version number\extension\gcpw_extension.exe