Turn off GPU rendering in IE9 [Quick Tip]

The GPU rendering feature in Internet Explorer is great.  But as IE8 had problem with displaying some websites, so does IE9.  You may find, in some cases this is due to the GPU rendering.  You can turn this feature off easily if you’re experiencing problems which will utilise software rendering instead.

This Quick Tip will show you how.


Step 1.

Click the Start Menu, type Internet.  Click Internet Options from the list.

Step 1

(Note: If it doesn’t show go to Control Panel > Network and internet > Internet Options)

Step 2.

In the Internet Properties dialog box, click the Advanced tab.  Under Settings and Accelerated graphics, check the Use software rendering instead of GPU rendering* option and click OK

Step 2

Restart IE9 for the changes to take effect.

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