How to Enable DXVA in Media Player Classic

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How to Enable DXVA in Media Player Classic
Turn on DXVA to improve graphics on your computer. (video card image by Florin Capilnean from

DirectX Video Acceleration (DXVA) provides your computer with more advanced graphics. This means the graphics are sharper, and the computer has better performance when processing advanced graphics. The Windows Media Player provides you with the ability to turn DXVA on and off. This is beneficial when you are troubleshooting Windows performance and graphics issues. Turn on DXVA to improve graphic performance on your computer.

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  1. 1

    Click the Windows "Start" button and click "All Programs." Click "Windows Media Player" to open the software on your desktop.

  2. 2

    Click the "Options" button in your Media Player Classic software. Check the box next to "DirectX Video Acceleration."

  3. 3

    Click the "OK" button to save your settings.

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