Disable Hardware Acceleration in Chrome Using the Registry


 

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Task

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1

Open Registry Editor in admin mode then go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Policies

 

Right-click Policies

·         Select New – Key

·         Name: Google

Right-click Google

·         Select New – Key

·         Name: Chrome

3

The Policies key should look like this now:

4

Right-click Chrome

·         Select “New” > “DWORD 32-bit value“

·         Name:  HardwareAccelerationModeEnabled

5

Leave the value set to zero to disable hardware acceleration. Set to 1 to enable.

  • 0 = Disabled
  • 1 = Enabled

 

Regedit should look like the picture  when complete:

 

 

 



Article ID: 674
Created: Wed, Mar 23, 2022
Last Updated: Wed, Mar 23, 2022
Author: Natural Networks NOC

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