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The answer is you cannot. "OPTIMUS" is not an actual chip embedded in the hardware. It's just a fancy name NVIDIA came up with for a background function of the driver (software) that can automatically specify which GPU is used for rendering for specific applications on motherboards that have integrated GPU units. If you just want to use the i7 Graphics ...


I have seen this happening when UxTheme patch was installed on Windows 8.1. (It's the patch you need to use unofficial Windows themes.) Official Microsoft themes weren't affected. Getting rid of UxTheme patch can be hard, though - the last time I tried simply uninstalling it made system completely unusable. If you're fine with patch sitting there unused, ...

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