How to Disable Hardware Graphics Acceleration in Excel (Microsoft 365)

The hardware graphics acceleration is enabled by default in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Publisher (Microsoft 365).

In this post, we will see the steps to disable it. In this instance, I am using Windows 10 PC and Excel (Microsoft 365). But the steps are same for the rest mentioned above. Let us start.

Disable Hardware Graphics Acceleration in Excel (Microsoft 365)

Step 1: Open Excel.

Step 2: Hit Options in the left sidebar.

Step 3: In the Excel Options pop-up, hit Advanced.

Step 4: In the Display section, you can see Disable hardware graphics acceleration option. Enable it.

Step 5: Hit the Ok button.

Notes:

You can enable hardware graphics acceleration any time by following above steps but make sure to disable the option instead of enabling.

If you are an Access user, follow the below steps to do the task:

Open Access. Hit Options. You can see Disable hardware graphics acceleration option in User Interface options section. Select it. Hit the Ok button.

As you know, to revert, just follow the above steps but instead of selecting, unselect.