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Feature suggestion: DISABLE_LAYER_AMD_SWITCHABLE_GRAPHICS_1

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Today i got a new laptop with AMD iGPU and NVIDIA RTX 3080
Some GeForce drivers mess up Vulkan detection as documented at:

Instead of navigating through Windows settings, it would be nice to have a button (under expert tweaks?) that pokes that key into registry:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager\Environment]
"DISABLE_LAYER_AMD_SWITCHABLE_GRAPHICS_1"="1"
 

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Today i got a new laptop with AMD iGPU and NVIDIA RTX 3080
Some GeForce drivers mess up Vulkan detection as documented at:

Instead of navigating through Windows settings, it would be nice to have a button (under expert tweaks?) that pokes that key into registry:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager\Environment]
"DISABLE_LAYER_AMD_SWITCHABLE_GRAPHICS_1"="1"
A batch file like you find on sevenforums would work.
 
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Today i got a new laptop with AMD iGPU and NVIDIA RTX 3080
Some GeForce drivers mess up Vulkan detection as documented at:

Instead of navigating through Windows settings, it would be nice to have a button (under expert tweaks?) that pokes that key into registry:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager\Environment]
"DISABLE_LAYER_AMD_SWITCHABLE_GRAPHICS_1"="1"
You could just go into regedit and type the 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager\Environment' where is says computer and hit enter. It will take you directly to that key.
 

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You could just go into regedit and type the 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager\Environment' where is says computer and hit enter. It will take you directly to that key.
He is thinking of a streamlining process for others
 
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