How to disable Start Screen animations completely

Some time ago, we shared with you a simple tutorial on how to enable advanced animations for the Start Screen in Windows 8. But many people do not like any animation on the Start Screen because they prefer a fast and instantly responsive UI.  Today, we are going to share a very simple method to disable Start screen animations.

  1. Press Win+R keys on your keyboard. The "Run" dialog will be displayed.
  2. Type the following:
    Then press Enter.
  3. You will see the following window:
  4. Go to the "Advanced" tab and click on the "Settings" button in the "Performance" section. You will see the following window:
  5. Uncheck the first check box "Animate controls and elements inside windows" as shown in the image above.

That's all. That setting affects Start screen animations as well.

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