Xbox Game Bar is a great new feature on Windows 10, but it’s not for everyone. If you’re a gamer, you can instantly take a high-quality screenshot, record a screen, stream your game online, and more. Just recently, Microsoft also added a task manager to the Xbox Game Bar. However, for non-gamers, that doesn’t mean much. In addition to that, it consumes system resources drastically as Xbox services keep running in the background. So if you have a low-end PC and want to disable Xbox Game on Windows 10, follow our guide below.

Disable Xbox Game Bar on Windows 10

There are two simple steps to disable Xbox Game Bar and Game DVR, which can be configured only from the Settings page. However, if you want to completely remove Xbox Game Bar from Windows 10, we have mentioned an advanced guide below. Depending on what you want, you can follow the tutorial accordingly.

1. Press the Windows key once and type “settings”. Now open “Settings” from the search result.

2. Next, open “Games” and navigate to the ““Captures” tab. Here, turn off the toggle for “Record in the background while I play a game”. This will disable video recording which is constantly running in the background and as a result your PC will become much faster.

3. After that, switch to the “Xbox Game Bar” tab and turn off the toggle to “Enable Xbox Game Bar for things like recording gameplay…”. It will also free up lots of resources which will make your PC fast in terms of performance. In case you want Xbox Game Bar, just enable the toggle.

4. If you want to permanently remove Xbox Game from Windows 10, then right click on start menu and select “Windows PowerShell (Admin)”. Keep in mind that you must be on an administrator account to perform this operation.

5. Here, copy and paste the command below and press Enter. Now PowerShell will start removing Xbox Game Bar from scratch.

Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.XboxGamingOverlay | Remove-AppxPackage

6. In case you i want to get the xbox game bar back then you can just install it from the Microsoft Store. That’s it.

Disable Xbox Game Bar and Game DVR on Windows 10

This is how you can completely disable and remove Xbox Game Bar from Windows 10. This is a nifty trick to speed up your PC and you should use it if you don’t play games often. Other than that, you can follow our comprehensive list of Windows 10 tips and tricks that will dramatically improve your experience on a Windows PC. Anyway, it all comes from us. If you found the article helpful, comment below and let us know.