How to Enable or Disable Fullscreen Optimizations for Applications in Windows 10 or 11?

Windows 10 or 11 offers fullscreen optimization features for application software to function smoothly. By default, specific applications like video players, games, etc., have this feature. With the help of this feature, the gaming or video playback experience is much better by prioritizing the CPU and its resources for that particular resource.

Sometimes, when the app runs in full-screen mode, the CPU drops the frame rate (FPS). To improve the frame rate (FPS), we need to fix frame drops, and for that, we are required to disable the full-screen optimization.

This risewindows post will discuss enabling or disabling the Fullscreen Optimization for apps in Windows 10 or 11.

How to Enable or Disable Fullscreen Optimizations for Specific Applications?

Follow the following steps to Enable or Disable Fullscreen Optimizations for Specific Applications:-

Step 1. Right-click on the executable file of the app or game and select the Properties option.

Step 2. Switch to the Compatibility tab.

Step 3. We need to check or uncheck the option Disable fullscreen optimizations to disable or enable this feature.

Step 4. Then, click Apply.

Step 5. Finally, click the OK button.

How to Turn On or Off Fullscreen Optimizations for Specific Applications?

Follow the following steps to Turn On or Off Fullscreen Optimizations for Specific Applications:-

Step 1. Right-click on the executable file of the app or game and select the Properties option.

Step 2. Click the Compatibility tab.

Step 3. Then, click the Change settings for all users button.

Step 4. After that, check or uncheck the option Disable fullscreen optimizations to disable or enable this feature.

Step 5. Click Apply.

Step 6. Click OK.

Step 7. Click Apply.

Step 8. Click OK.

How to Enable or Disable Fullscreen Optimizations for Applications using Registry Editor?

Follow the following steps to Enable or Disable Fullscreen Optimizations for Applications using Registry Editor:

Step 1. Open the Registry Editor.

Step 2. When Registry Editor appears on your computer, navigate to the following in the left sidebar:-

Step 3. Then, right-click on the GameConfigStore folder and select New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.

Step 4. Name the newly created REG_DWORD as GameDVR_FSEBehavior.

Step 5. Then, double-click on the GameDVR_FSEBehavior and set the “Value data” to the following:-

0: Enable Fullscreen optimizations.
2: Disable Fullscreen optimizations.

Step 6. Finally, reboot your computer to apply the changes.

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