How to reduce the settings for video games

Adjust the full screen settings

You can customize how Windows is displayed and how it behaves when used in full screen mode.

How to access the Full screen settings to:

  1. First, do one of the following:
    • Click the Parallels icon in the menu bar and select Configure > Options.
    • When the Parallels Desktop menu bar is visible at the top of the screen, select Actions > Configure and then click on the tab Options.
  2. click on Full screen.

  3. In this Full screen-Configuration area allows you to adjust the settings listed below.

Adjust what is displayed on monitors connected to the Mac

If you have a second display connected to your Mac and you switch to full screen mode, Windows will appear on the primary display and OS X on the secondary by default.

You can choose which screen Windows is displayed on by dragging the Windows window to the desired screen and then clicking the full screen icon .

If you want Windows to appear on all screens, select Use all screens in full screen.

Optimize full screen for computer games

If you are using a virtual machine to play video games in full screen mode, select Optimize full screen for games. If this option is enabled, the OS X Dock, menu bar, and notifications will not appear when you move the mouse pointer to the top or bottom of the screen.

Allow Windows to set the monitor gamma

If you use Windows for video games, it may be necessary for Windows to temporarily change the monitor gamma settings on your Mac in order to display various visual effects correctly. To allow Windows to change the gamma settings, you must Windows is allowed to set monitor gamma choose.

Adaptation to screen

Using the menu Adaptation to screen you can set how Windows is displayed when you work in full screen mode:

  • Out. When Parallels Tools is installed, Windows will change the resolution to match that of Mac. If Parallels Tools is not installed, Windows will not change the resolution. If the resolution is lower than that of the Mac, Windows will be displayed on a black background; if it is higher, you will see scroll bars in Windows.
  • Automatically. When Parallels Tools is installed, Windows will change the resolution to match that of Mac. If Parallels Tools is not installed, Windows will not change the resolution. If the resolution is lower than that of the Mac, Windows is displayed on a black background; if it is higher, Windows is displayed completely and without scroll bars on the screen.
  • Maintain proportion: Regardless of whether Parallels Tools are installed or not, the Windows resolution remains unchanged. If the resolution is lower than that of the Mac, Windows is displayed on a black background. If it is higher, Windows is displayed completely and without a scroll bar on the screen.
  • stretch: Regardless of whether Parallels Tools are installed or not, the Windows resolution remains unchanged. However, Windows is stretched so that it fills the entire screen.

Note:To prevent unauthorized changes in the full screen settings, click on the lock symbol at the bottom of the window. Once the lock is closed, an administrator password must be entered in order to make further changes.