Specifies the render mode preference for the current process.
Assembly: PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)
Use the property to force software rendering for the current process. You can avoid many rendering issues that occur in WPF applications and that are caused by external issues if you change your preference to software rendering.
During application startup, if your application detects rendering issues, such as slow frame rates, you can set the rendering mode to software only. Also, you may want to enable the user setting while the application is running.
DisableHWAcceleration registry key
Note specifies a preference and does not necessarily change the actual rendering mode. Other parts of the system may override this preference and force the system into software rendering.
Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.