Windows 10: How to get rid of this "Game Bar" without a Microsoft Account?


  1. Posts : 230
    Windows 10, 8.1, 7, and Vista
       13 Aug 2015 #1

    How to get rid of this "Game Bar" without a Microsoft Account?


    Every time I open a game that I run in borderless windowed or windowed mode, I get this stupid "Game Bar" garbage.


    I did a little research, and it seems you can stop it from auto-opening in windowed games by opening the Xbox "app" and disabling it from there. However, whenever I open the Xbox "app", I'm asked to log in with a Microsoft Account. I do not want to do this because I don't have a MS Account, nor do I want one. And it seems that even if you log in with a Microsoft Account, you're forced to create an Xbox Gamertag before you can access the settings.


    How do I stop this garbage "Game Bar" without a Xbox/Microsoft Account?
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  2. Posts : 558
    Windows 10 Pro/Windows 7 Ultimate
       14 Aug 2015 #2

    Can you post a screenshot, so I can see what this is? I don't recall seeing anything like that, but it might not show on all games.
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  3. Posts : 230
    Windows 10, 8.1, 7, and Vista
    Thread Starter
       14 Aug 2015 #3

    XweAponX said: View Post
    Can you post a screenshot, so I can see what this is? I don't recall seeing anything like that, but it might not show on all games.
    It only shows on games that are running in windowed mode, or borderlerss window.

    For example, Minecraft:Click image for larger version. 

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  4. Posts : 230
    Windows 10, 8.1, 7, and Vista
    Thread Starter
       14 Aug 2015 #4

    Clicking "Don't show this again" hides the little bar when you start the game, but the running process is still in the background in Task Manager.
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  5. Posts : 230
    Windows 10, 8.1, 7, and Vista
    Thread Starter
       14 Aug 2015 #5

    Any ideas?
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