Modify Performance Options and Visual Effects via Registry

Had a situation where I needed to modify the Visual Effects, under Performance Options, for a customer.

Create a Registry Item in Group Policy Preference under the User Configuration.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\VisualEffects

You have a number of options for the data value:

VisualFXSetting=dword:00000000 = Let Windows choose what’s best

VisualFXSetting=dword:00000001 = Adjust for best apperance

VisualFXSetting=dword:00000002 = Adjust for best performance

VisualFXSetting=dword:00000003 = Custom

Add the Apply once option and the end user can modify as required.

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