This component is deprecated.

VisualEffects specifies additional display settings.

This setting has no effect on Server Core installations.

Child Elements

Setting Description
FontSmoothing This setting has been deprecated. Specifies whether font smoothing is enabled, and which type of font smoothing is enabled.
SystemDefaultBackgroundColor This setting has been deprecated. Specifies the system default Windows background color scheme appearing on first boot, and on LogonUI if no user is selected.

Valid Configuration Passes


Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup | VisualEffects

Applies To

For the list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

XML Example

The following XML output shows ClearType enabled for font smoothing.