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Windows 7: Stuck on Windows 7 basic theme

23 Apr 2011   #1
cosrob

64 bit, wndows 7 home premium
 
 
Stuck on Windows 7 basic theme

Whenever I put it on windows 7 them (Aero section) it does nothing. Just keeps on being windows 7 basic theme. I liked it (before re-installing windows 7) where the close button was more rounded and if I hover over the the little icons down the bottom it shows the page (not the title). Sorry for not knowing the correct terms for the words, but could anybody tell me a fix to this.


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23 Apr 2011   #2
Orbital Shark

 
 

Hi,

Firstly I would advise that you update your GFX drivers. Older/Default drivers can cause Aero issues.


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23 Apr 2011   #3
cosrob

64 bit, wndows 7 home premium
 
 

Oh god, I just had a whole drivers issues to connect to the internet (just got it fixed). How would I go about finding which drivers I need to fix it?
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23 Apr 2011   #4
Orbital Shark

 
 

If you download and install Speccy from Piriform it will give details of your hardware.

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23 Apr 2011   #5
cosrob

64 bit, wndows 7 home premium
 
 

I downloaded the program and went to the graphics section and it says "DELL 2007FP on Standard VGA Graphics Adapter" would that be the right one?

Edit: Just saw the picture and it says "Standard VGA Graphics Adapter"
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23 Apr 2011   #6
Orbital Shark

 
 

Ok, try the following...

1, click and type Device then click Device Manager
2, click the expand icon next to Display adapters
3, right-click the Standard VGA adapter and select Uninstall
Note   Note
Make sure to tick the Remove driver software box if it shows

4, Reboot your machine

This will hopefully force Windows to re-detect your GFX adapter. If asked, allow Windows to search Windows Update for drivers.
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23 Apr 2011   #7
cosrob

64 bit, wndows 7 home premium
 
 

Thanks very much. Fixed it all
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23 Apr 2011   #8
Orbital Shark

 
 

That's good to hear

Please enjoy the rest of the forums
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