"Optimal Resolution Notification" popup preventing me from playing games

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    Every time I try to load certain games I get this annoying message. I try tabbing back into the game and it just keeps minimizing. The nvidia GPU is active too.. ?
     
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    I believe, if you have the intel icon on the tray, you can right click it go to graphics options, balloon notifications, and check off the box that warns of the Optimal Resolution. If that is still the case (Its been a while since I used this trick) Your games and such should play fine. Give it a shot and let me know how it turns out.
     
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    I actually tried that, and it just alt-tabs without the popup. Rofl
     
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    What games are you getting the problem in? Did they work fine and then stop or have they never worked?

    Could be something a change of drivers will fix. I have never received the message myself.
     
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