Windows 10: Issue with Fullscreen vs Windowed Mode

Discus and support Issue with Fullscreen vs Windowed Mode in Windows 10 Gaming to solve the problem; Good morning, I recently upgraded to Windows 10 Pro from Windows 7 Ultimate. After much tweaking I have gotten games to be playable while in windowed... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Gaming' started by tswolls, Sep 18, 2017.

  1. tswolls Win User

    Issue with Fullscreen vs Windowed Mode


    Good morning,
    I recently upgraded to Windows 10 Pro from Windows 7 Ultimate. After much tweaking I have gotten games to be playable while in windowed mode. When switched to fullscreen, the fps stays ~60 but the graphics become very choppy. The current game I am testing is AC Unity. At first fps was capped around 24fps, but after forcing VSync off the game is playable in Windowed with similar performance to that of Win7 at 1080p.

    I have tried a clean install of GPU drivers, tweaking settings in the NV Control Panel, setting display to 100% scale, PC restarts, changing paging file size. There is something about fullscreen mode that is causing an issue.

    i5 4690k, GTX 970, 24GB RAM.

    Thank you,
    Tyler

    :)
     
    tswolls, Sep 18, 2017
    #1
  2. MikeMine Win User

    Task Bar wont hide in Fullscreen windowed mode. Please help.

    Thank you for answering, I did try that before but it didnt really help since i play shooter games and the mouse just goes out of the screen, but no worries i fixed the problem. Thank you either way.
     
    MikeMine, Sep 18, 2017
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  3. Liezl Fal Win User
    Task Bar wont hide in Fullscreen windowed mode. Please help.

    Hi Mike,

    Prior to this issue, have you done any updates on your computer? To troubleshoot this concern, please try these steps:

    1. Right click on the Task bar.

    2. Click on Properties.

    3. Put a check mark on the Auto-hide the task bar
    option

    4. Click Apply and hit OK.

    Let us know how it goes.

    Regards.
     
    Liezl Fal, Sep 18, 2017
    #3
  4. Plankton Win User

    Issue with Fullscreen vs Windowed Mode

    This is the inherent issue of a OS upgrade, especially one as significant as windows 10 as the architecture and kernel are assimilated. And for the most part most users never experience any issues while others have complete brake downs. This is why I always go for a clean install from one OS to the next.

    You can do a clean install from a upgrade, this is one of the perks of windows 10. Download the media creation tool the choose your install media type.....usb or dvd, follow the install instructions, then when asked to input PD Key...skip that and go on with the install. It will activate windows 10 automatically.
     
    Plankton, Sep 18, 2017
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