How to Enable or Disable Game Mode in Windows 10
Here is a guide on how to enable or disable Game Mode in Windows 10 (Creators Update and Fall Creators Update Version 1709).
What Is Game Mode in Windows 10
Game Mode in Windows 10 (Creators Update or Fall Creators Update) is specifically designed by Microsoft for computer gamers who want a better gaming experience. When Game Mode is enabled, it will get rid of unwanted lagging and frame rate lacking to prioritize CPU and GPU resources for playing video games.
Enable or Disable Game Mode in Windows 10 Creators Update
To enable Game Mode in the Windows 10 Creators Update, you can do it in the Windows 10 Settings menu. Take the following steps:
Step 1. Hit the Start button, and select “Settings”
Step 2. Select” Gaming” to go to the “Gaming” section
Step 3. On the left-hand side, click on “Game Mode” and toggle the button on to put into your system into Game Mode
Note: According to Microsoft, after you enable Game Mode in Windows 10, some games is able to enable Game Mode automatically, but most aren’t able to do that, and you still need to do extra steps for a specific game or application in Windows 10.
Step 4. Launch your preferred game
Step 5. Press Windows key + G altogether to open the Game bar
Step 6. Click “Settings”
Step 7. Under the “General” tab, check “Use game mode for this game”
To disable Game Mode in Windows 10 Creators Update, just uncheck the ““Use game mode for this game” box.
Enable or Disable Game Mode in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update from Registry
The toggle to control the Game Mode to be “On” or “Off” in the Settings is gone in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. But you could enable or disable Game Mode in Windows Fall Creators Update from the Windows registry.
Step 1. Open the Windows registry. Right-click the Start button, then select Run. Type “regedit” and hit Enter.
Step 2. Navigate to the following path:
Step 3. Locate the key called “AllowAutoGameMode”.
Note: If there’s no this key, create the AllowAutoGameMode key. Right-click inside the right panel, select New>DWORD (32-bit) Value and rename the new value “AllowAutoGameMode”.
Step 4. To enable Game Mode, set the value to 1. To disable Game Mode in Windows 10 Creators Update, change the value to 0.
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