Windows 10: Disabling Game Mode

Discus and support Disabling Game Mode in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; Whenever I play youtube, or a browser game in full screen, Game Mode automatically turns on, and I get a black screen for about a second as it is... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by EmilMarinov, Oct 17, 2020 at 9:13 PM.

  1. Disabling Game Mode


    Whenever I play youtube, or a browser game in full screen, Game Mode automatically turns on, and I get a black screen for about a second as it is switching modes. Then a lot of actions can cause it to turn game mode off, so I get the black screen again - say, changing the sound volume, or bringing the mouse pointer close to the edge of the screen. Then in another second it's turning game mode on again. And off again. This started happening about a couple months ago, and is extremely distracting, inconvenient, and frustrating. All info on disabling game mode, is about going into settings, and turning it off there, but it IS off there. It turns on automatically when I am in full screen. Can anyone suggest a solution? If it matters, I am running Athlon 200 GE processor, coupled with Radeon RX 570 graphics card. This is my "media center" PC connected to the TV, and it's been doing everything else fine.

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  2. 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 Disabling Game Mode :)

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  3. Game Mode Win10

    Hi,

    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.
     
  4. Disabling 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
      Enter.
    • 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 17, 2020 at 9:18 PM
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