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Windows 7: Aero Problem

10 May 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultitmate
Aero Problem

A few days ago i was plaing a game wolfenstein. Everything was fine as usual. then suddenly the game froze. Completly surprised as this never happened before i turned the game off using the task manager. the screen flashed a few times and then i was on my desktop screen. what i saw was the bottom taskbar was like the one in windows 98. the old beige coloured ugly taskbar. i tought somthing went wrong so ill just put that back to normal. i went into the personalisation menu but when i wanted to select my theme.. there was none. the theme square where u choose your themes was blank. so i clicked on the transparency and other aero effects trouble shooter and all i got was that
the themes service is not working.......not fixed
Desktop window manager is disabled......detected

i saw alot of forum. tried force starting it and loads of other solutions but it didnt work

please help.


My System SpecsSystem Spec

10 May 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

check out this thread, very similar issue probably due to performance
force aero on?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 May 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultitmate

tanx for the reply.
Yes it is quite similar but we also get the same result. i tried that "force start aero" before but it didnt do nothin at all. not even a flash on the screen

im probobly gonna have to reinstall the system but i dnt want to loose all my data

any ideas?
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