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Windows 7: Don't have taskbar picture preview!

14 Jan 2009   #1

WIndows 7
Don't have taskbar picture preview!

I have just downloaded the beta and when I hover my cursor over the taskbar I only get a text preview with no pictorial preview.

Also, even after clicking "enable desktop preview" I get no such preview.

It seems as if Aero is not activated, but I am using the Windows theme.

I suspect its an issue with my computer specs, but its got a 1.6ghz Celeron processor with 512 mb ram. (Its a a 2007 Dell Inspiron B130).

I was under the impression that the Aero features should work on this laptop.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!


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15 Jan 2009   #2

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64

Hello Konrad,

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

It may be that you need more ram or it could be that your graphics card doesn't support Aero.

If you click on the 'My System Specs' link at the bottom left of one of your posts and then click on Update, you can fill in everything you can about your system. That would help us answer your questions easier and you don't have to keep typing the info into each post.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Jan 2009   #3
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello Konrad, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It may be as Gary stated, but see if refreshing your WEI score may help.

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