Microsoft always tries to provide the best gaming experience to its users. To balance between the hardware unitisation and the system necessities, Microsoft has optimized the Operating System.
For this reason, Windows 10 was developed with the advanced gaming-oriented feature which is pretty confusing for users. This feature is known as Fullscreen Optimization. You can use this to enjoy the gaming experience in a proper way. When you run any application in the full screen mode or want to experience better gaming, then the Full screen Optimization feature can help you to perform this. Fullscreen Optimizations offers you the borderless fullscreen to enjoy the games. According to some users, if they are facing trouble with Fullscreen Optimization features while improving the app performance and gaming, then this article is the ultimate guide. We are going to discuss Windows 10 Full screen Optimization, which can help you to disable/enable the features.
Issues With The The Full screen Optimizations
According to many gamers, this is quite a severe problem to use the border less hybrid full screen display for gaming purpose. So it’s better to disable the Fullscreen Optimization to resolve this problem. Moreover, when the gamers activate the Fullscreen Optimization, then they might have faced the low FPS issues. When you usually play games like Sundered, CS: GO, Overwatch or another CPU demanding game, then it’s better to disable the Fullscreen Optimizations for a better gaming experience.
This guideline will help you by providing several ways to enable or disable the Windows 10 Full screen Optimization for games and applications.
Easy Hacks To Disable Windows 10 Full screen Optimization
Follow The below ways to Fix the issues:
Method 1: Use Registry File To Disable The Full screen Optimization For The Current User
Go to the official website of Microsoft and download the ‘.reg file.’ Save this ‘.reg file’ on your desired location of the system. To launch the newly downloaded ‘.reg file’ click twice on the file. When the Windows prompts the Run option, click on the Run button. Then hit on Yes and again on Yes. Then to approve the merge you have to hit on the OK button. Now if you like, then you can delete the newly downloaded ‘.reg file.’
Method 2: Use The Compatibility Setting To Disable The Full screen Optimization For Games For The Current Users
Follow the steps below to disable the full screen optimization:
- Click right or hold the ‘.exe file’ for the game and hit on the ‘Properties’ option.
- Navigate to the Compatibility tab and tick the ‘Disable Full screen Optimization’ box.
- Now you need to save the changes. You can save it by clicking on the Apply tab.
Method 3: Use The Compatibility Setting To Disable The Full screen Optimization For Games For All Users
Perform the below steps to disable the fullscreen optimization:
- Click right or hold the ‘.exe file’ for the game and click on the ‘Properties’ option.
- Move the cursor to the Compatibility tab and click on it. Now click on the ‘ Change settings for all users’ option.
- After that, tick the ‘Disable Fullscreen Optimization’ box. Hit on the OK button.
- To save the changes click the Ok button.
Method 4: Use The Game Bar Setting To Disable The Fullscreen Optimization For The Current User
To launch the start menu move the cursor to the left bottom corner of the screen and click on the Start logo. On the left side of the Start menu, you will see a gear-shaped icon. It is the Settings icon. Click on it. Click on the Gaming icon from the Setting window. Select the Game bar which you will find at the left pane of the window. After that, you need to navigate to the ‘Compatibility’ tab. Then you have to choose the ‘Disable Fullscreen Optimization’ option under the setting window. Now hit on the OK button. Save the changes by clicking the Apply button to deactivate the Windows 10 fullscreen optimization.
Method 5: Disable Fullscreen Optimization For All The Users
Move the cursor to the executable application and right click on it. Choose the option ‘Properties’ by going to the Context menu. Go to the ‘Compatibility’ tab and click on the OK button. Now you have to tick the ‘Disable Fullscreen optimization’ box. Save the changes by clicking on the OK button.
Method 6: Use The Advanced Graphics Setting
Navigate to the Start menu and open the Setting. Click on the System from the list. Hit on ‘Display’. Select the ‘Advanced Graphics Setting.’ Untick the ‘Disable Fullscreen Optimization’ box. To close the Setting window, you can press the Alt key and F4 key both at the same time from the keyboard. The changes will be saved automatically on Windows.
Method 7: Disable Fullscreen Optimization For All Application And Games On Windows 10
Move the cursor to the Start logo and hit on it. Click on the gear-shaped Settings icon which you find on the left pane of the Start menu. Now you have to open the Game bar window. To launch it hit on the option ‘Gaming.’ Now untick the fullscreen option to disable Windows 10 full screen optimization while playing games. Exit from the window by pressing the Alt key and F4 simultaneously.
Method 8: Disable Fullscreen Optimization For Specific Application
Right-click on Executable for the application which you want to disable and choose the option ‘Properties.’ Navigate to the ‘Compatibility’ tab. Now tick the ‘Disable Fullscreen Optimization’ box to disable the feature for any specific application you have to hit the OK button.
In the above article, we have suggested eight methods to fix your problem. All the methods are tried and tested. Go through the guideline and select the particular method which applies to your issue. We hope, it will help you to disable the Windows 10 full screen optimization.