The Windows 10 Full Screen optimization in some cases can reduce the performance of your computer or PC, especially if you are a gamer. It can be so annoying because it can hurt your game performance. That is why; some users are deciding to disable or enable the full-screen optimization service in a Windows 10.
However, what is the Windows 10 Full Screen Optimization? Basically, it is a new feature that is enabled by default. It is claimed that this feature can lead to the better app performance and gaming as well when they are doing the full-screen mode. Unfortunately, some users reported that this feature does not always improve the app and gaming performance. If you want to disable or enable this feature, here are some solutions that you can try.
Solution 1: Using the Advanced Graphics Settings
Before using this method, we need to inform that this first solution is only available for the Windows 10 that is started with the Windows 10 build 17093. This option is no longer available for the Windows 10 starting at least Windows 10 Build 17134.
Below are the complete instructions to do this first solution:
- Open the setting menu and then tap or click the system icon
- After that, tap or click the “Display” option that is located on the left side.
- The next thing to do is tapping or clicking the advanced graphics settings link on the right side.
- Then, check (default) or you can uncheck the enable full-screen optimization for what you desire.
- Disabling the Windows 10 Full Screen optimization will be applied globally for all the current account
- After that, you can close the setting if you want to
For some users, the first method above is working. However, if it is not working for you, maybe you need to try the other methods or solutions below.
Solution 2: Disable the Windows 10 Full Screen Optimization for Specific Apps for the Current User in the Compatibility Settings
This is the second method that you can do if you want to disable the Windows 10 Full-Screen optimization. This solution is for the specific application for the current users in the compatibility settings. Below are the complete steps to do this solution or method:
- Do the right-click or press and hold the .exe file or shortcut of the “classic app” or desktop that you want
- After that, click of tap the properties option
- Then, you need to tab or click the compatibility tab, check or uncheck the disable full-screen optimization.
- Click or tap the OK button.
This second method is quite simpler where you have to try to find out that it is the right method for you or not.
Solution 3: Disable the Windows 10 Full-Screen Optimization for the Specific Apps for all the users in the Compatibility settings
Below are the complete steps that you can do to do this third solution or method. So, check this out.
- Press and hold the .exe file or shortcut of the classic app or desktop that you want.
- After that, tap or click the properties option
- After that, tap or click the compatibility option and then click or tab the change settings for all users button
- The next thing to do is check or uncheck (default) the option for disabling full-screen optimization and click the OK button
Some users reported that they can find the best solution over the three solutions above. That is why; it is better for you to try those methods. If you cannot find anything that works for you, below are some other solutions that you can follow.
Solution 4: The Simple Method
We can say that this fourth method is so simple in disabling the Windows 10 Full-Screen Optimization. It can be the best one that you can try because, in fact, this solution is super easy to do. Here are the instructions:
- First of all, you need to open the setting option in your computer
- After that, go to the system option and choose the ‘display’ option that you can see there
- On the right part, you can go to the “advanced graphics settings link”
- On the next page, you can uncheck or turn off the option of the enable full-screen optimizations
- Well, you are done and you can check whether this solution is working or not.
Usually, this change will be applied to all the applications in your computer that are used under your user account.
Solution 5: Disable the Windows 10 Full Screen Optimization by Using the Registry Tweaks
Well, if the whole methods above are not perfect for you, maybe this method is the best where you can use the Registry Tweaks. Below are the steps:
- First of all, you need to open the Registry Editor App
After that, go to this following registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\System\GameConfigStore
- On the right part, create or modify the new 3-Bit DWORD value GameDVR_FSEBehavior value to disable it.
- To make the changes that are done with this Registry Tweak is taking an effect, you have to sign out and sign in again by using your user account.
This solution is perfect to disable the Windows 10 Full Screen optimization for the individual application. It can be applied to the classic games that are addressed as the desktop apps. So, this solution is also worth to try.
Those are 5 different solutions that you can try to enable or disable the Windows 10 Full-Screen Optimization. The solutions above are usually working and quite effective as it is reported by some users. That is why; you need to try the solutions above and find out which one is the best for you.
We hope that this article is beneficial where you can disable the Windows 10 Full-Screen optimization and have the comfortable gaming experience and also the other better performance with your computer.