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Windows 7: Can I get Aero with these specs?

29 Mar 2011   #1

windows 7 pro
Can I get Aero with these specs?

It keeps telling me to update my video card but i don't know how to. Windows 7 gave me a standarad vga card. i need Intel® 82865G Graphics Controller

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29 Mar 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 / Windows 10 Pro x64

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Aero Requirements to be Enabled in Windows 7
NOTE: If Aero is not enabled, then Aero Peek will not work even when turned on.
  • Aero is not included in Windows 7 Home Basic or Windows 7 Starter editions.
  • 1 GHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor
  • 1 GB of system memory
  • Support for DirectX 9 graphics with 128 MB memory (in order to enable Aero theme)
  • You must be have True Color (32 bit) set instead of High Color (16 bit).
  • The desktop composition and Animate controls and elements inside windows options need to be enabled in Visual Effects.
  • The Desktop Window Manager Session Manager and Themes Services need to be set as Started and Automatic.
  • Refresh or update your WEI score. You will need an WEI score minimum of 2.0 in both Graphics & Gaming graphics in order for Aero to be activated.
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29 Mar 2011   #3

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nadinkrah View Post
It keeps telling me to update my video card but i don't know how to. Windows 7 gave me a standarad vga card. i need Intel® 82865G Graphics Controller
Graphics — Older Intel® graphics controllers and Microsoft Windows 7* operating system

The short version: Intel has produced no WDDM 1 (Vista) or WDDM 1.1 (Win7)drivers for the 865G. No Aero Glass.

You may be able to get the XP drivers running. No Aero, but at least you'll get the normal range of settings rather than the limited set for the generic VGA drivers.
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