Windows 10: Disable game mode

Discus and support Disable game mode in Windows 10 Gaming to solve the problem; Other than Enable (and disable) Game Mode Inside your game, press Windows Key + G to open the Game Bar. This should release your cursor. Now, find... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Gaming' started by GRB70, Oct 15, 2018.

  1. GRB70 Win User

    Disable game mode

    Other than
    which doesn't open a game bar, is there another way to disable? Some kind of workaround?

    TYVM Disable game mode :)


    GRB70, Oct 15, 2018

  2. Game Mode Win10


    Game Mode is automatically enabled to some games only. There are some games that require you to manually enable Game Mode before you can use this feature on your Windows 10 device.

    To manually turn on Game Mode, you can follow the steps below:

    • Press the Windows key on your keyboard + G.
    • Select Settings.
    • In the General tab, select the check box for Game Mode.

    If you have any other queries, feel free to post your concerns here anytime.
    Loraine Mon, Oct 15, 2018
  3. installing a game


    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.
    We regret the inconvenience caused to you.

    Please try the steps given below and check if the issue persists:

    Step 1:

    I suggest you to right click on the game and try to run as administrator and check.

    Step 2: if that doesn't help I suggest you to install game in compatibility mode and check:

    Follow the steps below on how to install game in compatibility mode:

    1. Download the game from the manufacturer’s website and save it on your local disk.

    2. Right click on the setup file of the game and select “Properties”.

    3. Select “Compatibility” Tab.

    4. Place a check mark next to “Run this program in Compatibility mode” and select operating system from the drop down list.

    5. Let the game install and then check the functionality.

    Hope this helps.

    Thank you.
    Venkatesh1709, Oct 15, 2018
  4. Disable game mode

    How to disable Airplane mode permanently on Windows 10?

    Hi Hunky,

    As you are facing issues with turning on or off Airplane on your device, do not worry we will help you with this issue.

    Do let us know if you have made any changes to the operating system prior to this issue?

    The option you are looking for to permanently disable Airplane mode is unfortunately not available.

    Let us try few of the below troubleshooting steps to disable Airplane mode and check if it helps.

    Step 1: To turn off Airplane mode from Settings and check.

    • Press Windows key, click on Settings
      from the left pane.
    • Click on Network & Internet.
    • Under Airplane mode turn it off and check.

    Step 2: To Turn On or Off Airplane Mode in Network Notification Area Icon

    • Click on the Network icon in the taskbar notification area.

    • Click on the Airplane mode button to toggle on or off.

    Step 3: To Turn On or Off Airplane Mode in Action Center

    • Open Action Center by clicking Windows + A keys from keyboard.

    • Click on the Airplane mode quick action button to toggle on or off.

    If the settings are not refining, this issue might have occurred due to corrupted/ missing system files.

    Step 4: I suggest you to run SFC scan and check if it helps.

    System File Checker is a utility in Windows that allows users to scan for corruptions in Windows system files and restore corrupted files. If a
    Windows Resource Protection (WRP) file is missing or is corrupted, Windows may not behave as expected.

    Follow the below steps:

    • Right click on the Start button, click on
      Command Prompt (Admin).
    • Type “sfc /scannow” without the quotes and hit
    • After the scan, restart the computer and check for the issue.

    Hope it helps. Reply to the post with updated status of disabling the Airplane mode for further assistance.

    Thank you.
    Deepika Gowda, Oct 15, 2018

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