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Windows 7: Aero and desktop backgrounds on Windows 7 Starter


18 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Starter 32bit
 
 
Aero and desktop backgrounds on Windows 7 Starter

Hey everyone

I've recently purchased a Netbook with Windows 7 Starter installed. I absolutely love using 7 (it's a massive step up from XP) but I'm upset about not being able to even change my desktop background and to use Aero.

Does anyone know of any good programs which could allow me to change my desktop background and to simulate (or even to use) Aero on Starter? According to Upgrade Advisor my Netbook is perfectly capable of running Aero. I've heard of a program called Oceanis which apparently can change desktop backgrounds on Starter but I've also read about a lot of bugs which can occur with it so I'm unsure about installing it on my system in case it messes it up.

Thanks in advance

GFJCHSBCYEC

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18 Jan 2011   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Welcome to the Seven Forums
See if this will help with to background
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...7-starter.html

I am not sure about Aero.
Jerry

Edit: try this for Aero
Aero - Enable in Unsupported Editions of Windows 7
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18 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Starter 32bit
 
 

Thanks Bongo. Much appreciated.
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18 Jan 2011   #4

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GFJCHSBCYEC View Post
Thanks Bongo. Much appreciated.
Your Welcome Glad you got it
Jerry
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