Windows 11 Users Facing Reduced Performance On Games, Here’s Why

If you recently updated to Windows 11 version 22H2 and noticed performance issues when gaming or using certain apps, don’t panic. Microsoft has confirmed that there’s a known issue causing the system to turn down performance when playing certain games or using some apps and it is working on fixing the same.

Windows 11 22H2 Causing Performance Drop Whilst Gaming

According to the information available through Microsoft Health Dashboard, the Windows 11 version 22H2 is facing issues where the performance is dialing down or the system starts stuttering when subjected to certain apps and games.

The report reads that the issue is caused when the system is unintentionally enabling GPU performance debugging features thereby causing the stuttering issues. These features aren’t meant for consumers and that’s what is bringing the performance down.

Windows 11 Game performance issue

At the moment, Microsoft has added a compatibility holder dubbed safeguard IDs 41766570 and 41990091 that prevents users from upgrading to the latest block of Windows 11 22H2 update. Users will be allowed to get their hands on the update once the compatibility hold is removed.

For now, Microsoft has advised users to update the app/game to the latest version available. Users can reach out to the developers or check out if there’s an update available on Microsoft Store or other marketplaces from where they downloaded the games or apps.

The tech juggernaut has maintained that they are working on the fix. It will be released in an upcoming update. Meanwhile, you won’t be able to upgrade to Windows 11 22H2 thanks to the compatibility hold mentioned above.

Microsoft’s Windows 11 22H2 does have certain issues that they gained days after the updates were released. Some include the issue with blue screens, Xbox Game Bar Capture, Windows Hello, and reduced performance when sending larger fields over SMB among others.

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