With Windows 10, you can play HDR (High Dynamic Range) content on an HDR10 compatible built-in display or on an external monitor (or TV) connected to your computer.

HDR is a technology designed to improve the contrast and color of the content displayed on the screen. Unlike standard dynamic range (SDR), advanced dynamic range provides brighter, more vivid and varied color details for better image quality in supported videos, games and applications.

While HDR technology only works on powerful smart TVs, it’s not so easy on desktops and laptops running Windows 10. You have to make sure your device meets the minimum requirements. You need to manually enable HDR on the screen and in the operating system, and various problems can arise.

Update Windows, the Game Bar and drivers to the latest versions

Microsoft and its third-party vendors are constantly updating their products (Windows and its drivers) to keep up with the latest technological advances and to fix bugs that they find, such as those that cause problems. In this regard, updating Windows, Game Bar and your system drivers to the latest version may solve the problem.

Disable in-game overlay in NVIDIA GeForce Experience

An overlay is an application that has part of the user interface on top of other applications. Many voice and graphics applications have overlays to enhance gameplay. Sometimes they do the opposite, using bandwidth or causing compatibility issues with certain programs. In this case, you should disable it. Programs with overlays often turn them on automatically every time they are updated. If you’re having performance issues with every update, you should always turn them off.

Nvidia GeForce Experience is a control panel with graphics drivers, optimized game settings, and automatic updates. It includes the Nvidia ShadowPlay overlay, which allows you to record video, take screenshots, and broadcast gameplay.

Enable mouse pointer trails in Windows 10

The mouse pointer, also called the cursor, is a graphical symbol that shows how your pointing device moves across the screen. A user can control objects on the screen using a mouse, touchpad, or other pointing device. This article shows you how to enable mouse pointer tracking.

If this option is enabled, a track is added behind the pointer. Users who lose their mouse pointer as they move it around the screen find it very useful. Track improves mouse pointer visibility in Windows 10.