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How To Activate Game Mode In Windows 10 Creators Update

By Monica U Santos , May 06, 2017 04:30 AM EDT
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Windows 10 Creators Update has been partially released and its Game Mode feature gives users a very thrilling experience. Microsoft claimed that this new update is designed to focus on the operating system's resources and boost the quality of games that user may play on the computer. By limiting background apps, Game Mode on Windows 10 explores to increase the smoothness of the running games.

Game Mode on a machine running the Windows 10 Creators Update just goes over the minimum system requirements. Meaning, it is really awesome and it provides more than what a gamer is expecting for a computer. However, before you start using it, you have to activate it first. Here is a step from PCWorld on how to activate the Game Mode on a Windows 10 Creators Update.

First, click on the Start and select the settings cog icon located in the lower-left corner of the menu. Once the Settings app opens click on Gaming and then find Game Mode. In the main screen of your computer, make sure the slider labeled "Use Game Mode" is turned on in order to maximized the use of your device running the Windows 10 Creators Update.

On a side note, the steps mentioned above is not absolutely necessary as of the moment, but it’s worth turning on anyway. Microsoft claims that in some cases, the Windows 10 Creators Update Game Mode will be activated automatically especially if the computer detected a running game. However, a gamer must have to activate the feature on a per-game basis, which doesn’t require the use of the Settings app so that it will be ready anytime.

According to Windows Central, a user can also force Game Mode on in specific games by enabling Game Mode on a per-game basis. Inside the game, press Windows Key + G to open the Game Bar. This will automatically release the cursor then click on the cogwheel. After that, click on the Enable Game Mode option.

To disable the Game Mode on a device running the latest Windows 10 Creators Update, just switch the mentioned steps. Click on Start menu then select the settings cog icon located in the lower-left corner. On the Settings app, click on Gaming and then find Game Mode. Turn off the slider labeled "Use Game Mode" and the computer will start disabling the Game Mode feature.

 

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