How to Disable Window Minimize and Maximize Animations on Windows 11 or 10?

Microsoft provides several features you can use to make changes on your Windows computer and make your UI more personalized. You have many animations that your system uses. For example, whenever you minimize or maximize windows, it is the animation that works. Now there may be several reasons why you want to disable these animations. For instance, if you use an older computer, you might notice it is slowing down. In such cases, disabling these animations might help.

This risewindows article will discuss how you can turn the Minimize and Maximize Animations off on your computer.

How to Turn Off Windows Minimize and Maximize Animations on Windows 11 or 10?

Use the following steps to disable or hide windows “minimize” and “maximize” animations on Windows 11 or 10:-

Step 1: Go to the System Properties window on your computer.

To do that, press the key combination Windows + Rsimultaneously to open the Run dialog box. Type type sysdm.cpl in it and press Enter.

Step 2: Once the “System Properties” window opens, switch to the Advanced tab. Open the Performance Options window in the settings window.

Step 3: To disable the animation when minimizing or maximizing windows, switch to the Visual Effects tab and un-check the “Animate windows when minimizing or maximizing” option.

Step 4: Click on Apply.

Step 5: Click on OK.

Step 6: Click on OK.

Windows minimizing and maximizing animation effects will be disabled on your computer once you complete all the above steps.

You will get to adjust other graphical effects, such as animations in the taskbar, peek, and shadows under the mouse pointer in the “Performance Options” window.

If you work on an old computer and it is slow, you might want to disable visual effects as it will help speed things up.

In the future, if you want to restore the previous settings on your computer for which, you need to select the “Let Windows choose what’s best for my computer” radio button and click on OK.

That is it.

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Also, read How to Show the Clock on all Monitors on Windows 11?

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