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Improve Touchscreen Response in Windows 8 and 8.1

improve touchscreen performance registry hack windows 8

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Windows 8 and 8.1 are optimized to work on touchscreen. The default touchscreen response is good. But, would you like to make it more responsive than the default settings. A simple registry change can make the difference and improve your user experience.

Steps to increase touchscreen responsiveness in Windows 8 and 8.1

  • Press Windows Key + R for Run window, type regedit.exe
  • Navigate to the location HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\TouchPrediction
    touchscreen registry windows 8
     touchscreen registry windows 8.1
  • On the right side, double click Latency. Change the value to 2.
  • Repeat the same for SampleTime. Change the value to 2.
  • Close the registry window. Restart device.
  • Check if that improved your screen responsiveness.

Hope you find this useful. Use the comment section for any queries.

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