Disable Start Menu, Start Screen animation in Windows 10/8

Start Menu animation in Windows 10 or Start SCreen animation in Windows 8.1 looks cool and classy, but some do not like it this way, think it takes a bit of time and want to change its behavior. If you are one who does not like animations and wants Tiles, menus, etc, to be displayed instantly, then this post is sure to interest you, as it shows you how you can disable Windows Start  animations.

Disable Start Menu/Screen animation

Disable Start Screen animation

If you want you can disable this Start Screen animation. To do so, from the WinX Menu, open Control Panel and click on the System applet.

On the right side, you will see System protection. Click on it. In the System Properties box which opens, select the Advanced tab, and click on the Performance Settings button.

In the Performance Options box, uncheck Animate controls and elements inside Windows. Click Apply and Exit. This will disable Start Screen animation in Windows 8.1.

Now visit the Start Screen from your desktop, and see how quickly and instantly the Tiles get displayed!

If you generally prefer to not animate your menus and displays on your Windows computer, you may want to have a look at this post which shows you how to optimize Windows Performance by tweaking Visual Effects.

Hope this helps!

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.

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