4 Replies Latest reply on Dec 13, 2015 3:54 AM by MrX1980

    How to disable hardware acceleration in Windows 10

    black octagon

      In Windows 7, I could disable hardware acceleration by simply right-clicking a Flash Player video/animation and entering settings.

      In Windows 10, the ability to do this seems to have been removed from the settings section.

      Thank you for your help.

        • 1. Re: How to disable hardware acceleration in Windows 10
          MrX1980 Level 3

          I also missing the tab "Hardware acceleration" within IE11 and Microsoft Edge (Active-X / 19.0.0.226). Firefox (NPAPI / 19.0.0.228) and Google Chrome (PPAPI / 19.0.0.207 & 228) has this tab.

          I see this on different devices (2x PC & 1x Notebook)

          Currently I'm using Windows 10 Insider Build 10565 x64 german (de-de)

           

          Microsoft Edge & IE11:

          Win10_10565_Edge_FlashSettings.png

          Google Chrome & Firefox:

          Win10_10565_GoogleChrome_FlashSettings.png

           

          chrome://gpu/

          Graphics Feature Status

          • Canvas: Hardware accelerated
          • Flash: Hardware accelerated
          • Flash Stage3D: Hardware accelerated
          • Flash Stage3D Baseline profile: Hardware accelerated
          • Compositing: Hardware accelerated
          • Multiple Raster Threads: Disabled
          • Rasterization: Software only. Hardware acceleration disabled
          • Video Decode: Hardware accelerated
          • Video Encode: Hardware accelerated
          • WebGL: Hardware accelerated


          DXVA Checker:

          ATI Radeon HD 4600 Series

          MPEG2_IDCT: DXVA2, SD / HD / FHD

          MPEG2_A: DXVA1, SD / HD / FHD

          MPEG2_C: DXVA1, SD / HD / FHD

          H264_VLD_NoFGT: DXVA2, SD / HD / FHD / 4K

          H264_VLD_NoFGT_Flash: DXVA2, SD / HD / FHD / 4K

          6719B6FB-5CAD-4ACB-B00A-F3BFDEC38727: DXVA2

          VC1_VLD: DXVA2, SD / HD / FHD

          CA15D19A-2B48-43D6-979E-7A6E9C802FF8: DXVA2

          5B23D46D-FA5F-4FDC-B78A-7EB2787942EC: DXVA2

           

          Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000

          MPEG2_VLD: DXVA2, SD / HD / FHD

          MPEG2_IDCT: DXVA2, SD / HD / FHD

          MPEG2_A: DXVA1, SD / HD / FHD

          MPEG2_C: DXVA1, SD / HD / FHD

          VC1_VLD_2_ClearVideo: DXVA2, SD / HD / FHD

          VC1_VLD_ClearVideo: DXVA2, SD / HD / FHD

          H264_VLD_NoFGT_ClearVideo: DXVA2, SD / HD / FHD

          H264_VLD_NoFGT: DXVA2, SD / HD / FHD

          A74CCAE2-F466-45AE-86F5-AB8BE8AF8483: DXVA2

          WMV9_IDCT: DXVA1/2, SD / HD / FHD

          VC1_IDCT: DXVA1/2, SD / HD / FHD

          49761BEC-4B63-4349-A5FF-87FFDF088466: DXVA2

           

          NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti

          MPEG2_IDCT: DXVA2/D3D11, SD / HD / FHD / 4K

          MPEG2and1_VLD: DXVA2/D3D11, SD / HD / FHD / 4K

          MPEG2_VLD: DXVA2/D3D11, SD / HD / FHD / 4K

          MPEG2_A: DXVA1, SD / HD / FHD / 4K

          MPEG2_C: DXVA1, SD / HD / FHD / 4K

          MPEG1_VLD: DXVA2/D3D11, SD / HD / FHD / 4K

          VC1_VLD2010: DXVA2/D3D11, SD / HD / FHD

          VC1_VLD: DXVA2/D3D11, SD / HD / FHD

          VC1_IDCT: DXVA1/2/D3D11, SD / HD / FHD

          WMV9_IDCT: DXVA1/2/D3D11, SD / HD / FHD

          32FCFE3F-DE46-4A49-861B-AC71110649D5: DXVA2/D3D11

          H264_VLD_Stereo_Progressive_NoFGT: DXVA2/D3D11, SD / HD / FHD / 4K

          H264_VLD_Stereo_NoFGT: DXVA2/D3D11, SD / HD / FHD / 4K

          H264_VLD_NoFGT: DXVA2/D3D11, SD / HD / FHD / 4K

          1B81BE6A-A0C7-11D3-B984-00C04F2E73C5: DXVA2/D3D11

          H264_VLD_SVC_Scalable_Constrained_High: DXVA2/D3D11, SD / HD / FHD / 4K

          HEVC_VLD_Main: DXVA2/D3D11, SD / HD / FHD / 4K

          MPEG4pt2_VLD_Simple: DXVA2/D3D11, SD / HD / FHD

          MPEG4pt2_VLD_AdvSimple_NoGMC: DXVA2/D3D11, SD / HD / FHD

          9947EC6F-689B-11DC-A320-0019DBBC4184: DXVA2/D3D11

          33FCFE41-DE46-4A49-861B-AC71110649D5: DXVA2/D3D11

          B194EB52-19A0-41F0-B754-CC244AC1CB20: DXVA2/D3D11

          6AFFD11E-1D96-42B1-A215-93A31F09A53D: DXVA2/D3D11

          4B2E068F-396A-43DF-B86B-7DC6D2B6726A: DXVA1

          312B6A3A-41DE-4A43-9C0F-FB3D5F0DFB9A: DXVA1

          • 3. Re: How to disable hardware acceleration in Windows 10
            MrX1980 Level 3

            Still the same with build 10576

            • 4. Re: How to disable hardware acceleration in Windows 10
              MrX1980 Level 3

              It is solved with Flash Player v20

              https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/release-note/fp_20_air_20_release_notes.html

               

              Flash Player "Enable Hardware acceleration" setting for Edge and IE on Windows 8/10

              The “Enable Hardware acceleration” option has been introduced to support the manual switching between software and hardware accelerated operations for the following features:

              Video playback

              Stage3D rendering.

              The option is intended to allow users to force a software fallback to resolve display problems caused by faulty GPU drivers.