Performance tweaks (mostly for older machines)

  • Run sysdm.cpl and in the Advanced tab under Performance, select Settings…. In the Visual Effects tab, select Adjust for best performance.

  • Go into the Background apps settings page (ms-settings:privacy-backgroundapps) and disable Let apps run in the background.

  • Go into the Ease of Access—Display settings page (ms-settings:easeofaccess-display) and disable Show transparency in Windows.

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