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Enable or Disable Create Virtual Displays for Classic Apps in Mixed Reality in Windows 10

Windows Mixed Reality blends real-world and virtual content into hybrid environments where physical and digital objects coexist and interact.

Windows Mixed Reality includes native support for classic desktops apps (Desktop (Win32) applications) starting with Windows 10 build 18329. To do so, Windows 10 uses virtual displays to show these apps in the mixed reality home.

These virtual displays may impact your display layout, especially if you have multiple physical displays.

Disabling virtual display creation at mixed reality startup may result in your headset display briefly freezing when you launch a classic app in mixed reality.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable create virtual displays for classic apps when Mixed Reality starts for your account in Windows 10.

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