Enable Game Mode in Windows 10 Creators Update

The Game mode of Window 10 Creators Update aims to boost performance while playing games therefore The latest Windows 10 builds are focusing on improvements and new features in Game mode. These new gaming features will let the users to experience advanced level of gaming. You can enable Game mode in Windows 10 in order to prioritize the resources for providing best gaming performance. If you turn off Game mode, you will not be able to get the best gaming experience.

In this blog post, we are going to let you know how you can enable Game mode and enhance your performance.

Enable Game Mode in Windows 10 Creators Update Using Settings

Launch the Settings in your Windows 10 computer and press the Gaming icon.

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Select “Game Mode” appearing on the left pane. Now on the right pane, tap on “Use Game Mode”. By default, Windows has turn on Game mode. Blue color indicates that it is enabled.

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On the other hand, if you want to turn off Game mode in Windows 10, tap on “Use Game Mode” to the left.

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Enable Game Mode in Windows 10 Creators Update Using Game Bar

Windows 10 allows you to enable Game mode for individual games in game bar. Follow the below given steps in order to turn on or off Game mode.

When you are playing Win32 or UWP game, press Win+G keys. The Game bar will be opened.

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When prompted, check “Yes, this is a game” box. Now click on Settings icon.

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Check the “Use Game Mode for this Game” if you want to enable Game mode. To disable Game mode, uncheck the same option.

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Enable Game Mode in Windows 10 Creators Update Using Registry Editor

Press Win+R, type regedit and hit Enter key to open Windows Registry Editor.

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Now troll down the following path

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On the right pane, double click on “AllowAutoGameMode”.

Enter the value as per your requirement and hit OK button.

1 to Enable Game mode
0 to Disable Game mode

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Standard Warning: It is recommended not to play with Windows Registry Editor unless or until you are aware of basics of this complex structure. Windows Registry contains all the default settings of the Computer system, so misusing Registry may corrupt your Windows and make your PC unstable. So we don’t suggest a fresher to use Registry editor. If you have some knowledge and stick to our instructions then there would be no problem but still we recommend you to take Windows Registry backup as well as the data of your PC before starting to use this trick.

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