oh bum, i forgot to even add one, my bad
first one is running the game is compatibility mode, so windows 10 thinks it more like Vista, eg longer time to think, long time for cpu and memory related tasks to complete, so less hangs etc, as windows 10 expects some tasks to complete quicker so sometimes hangs a game when it's not needed.
reduced color is an old one to support games which don't use a 4k pallet etc, or the full range on what a more later game would etc.
over ride high DPI, there's a few settings in here, each one does a different thing, so again it's a crap shoot on knowing which one works better with a given app / game or program, it's makes higher DPI use be less of an issue and almost alters the scaling to be less aggressive and more user friendly to put it another way.
windows 10 uses some background settings to alter fonts and icons that can cause errors on older games, disabling these makes it more compatible in some game, kind of like turning off the user overlay in steam, as that's also a adding tool that doesn't always work well with older games.
running as admin, just gives a higher permission value to the game or program selected.
< Message edited by zakblood -- 8/23/2017 3:51:57 PM >