People who frequently play video game on their computers should pay attention to the specifications of the devices to have a good experience when playing your favorite title.
That’s why the technology company, microsoftposted an entry on his page Support in which he gives advice to video game fanatic users so that their computers, whether PC or laptopwho have the Windows 11 update, can optimize their devices for a better gaming experience.
The tips, however, include the decision to be made by the user, since they consist of temporary shutdown of two features included within the devices and that are aimed at reinforcing the cyber security of the PC or laptop. That is, the performance improvement for video game requires a loss of security, at least while playing.
Features that would improve gaming performance once turned off are the memory integrity and the virtual machine platformalso known as VMP.
According to the support page of microsoftthis is a feature that is responsible for isolating the internal memory core from the pc in order to protect her from cyber attacks directed towards processes of discharge security contained within this area of the device. While the VMP “provides basic virtual machine services for Windows”.
Also, microsoft indicates in his publication that “in some scenarios and some configurations of devices of games, there may be an impact on the performance with these elements activated”.
This means that, although the performance improvement is a possibility, the temporary shutdown of these functions does not guarantee 100% that the user will experience a more pleasant experience during the sessions of play. However, you do have a chance to put this advice to the test. microsoft.
On the other hand, it is necessary for people who want to experience this option to increase the performanceyou must remember to turn these lights back on specs to avoid being victims of cybercriminals who infiltrate your systemswhich will be slightly more vulnerable during game time.
“Gamers who want to prioritize performance have the option to turn these features off while playing and turn them back on when they’re done playing. However, if it is turned off, the device may be vulnerable to threats”, he maintains microsoft.
If the user wants to test these settings, here are the steps to disable the memory integrity:
– Select the Windows Start icon
– Enter ‘Core Isolation’ in the search bar and select the option of the same name from the list of results
– Open the Windows Security app.
– Disable the Memory Integrity option within the Kernel Isolation page.
– The device may need to be restarted.
To disable the virtual machine platform (VMP):
– Select the Windows Start button and enter “Windows Features” system search engine.
– Select the option Turn Windows features on or off, which is in the list of results.
– In the Windows Features window that will open, the user needs to find and deselect Virtual Machine Platform.
– Select OK and restart the device.
Beyond the recommendation and warning of microsoft, it is not possible to determine precisely what enhancements occur during gaming sessions. The company also does not specify what the processes who are benefited or what higher percentage of performance is obtained with this setting.