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Windows 7: Out of sudden , aero theme it switches to basic theme

29 Nov 2009   #1
xcluded

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 
Out of sudden , aero theme it switches to basic theme

I was surfing net and listening to music , then the aero theme switches to basic theme out of nowhere. I tried to go to personalize and set it back , but could not.

I had to log off as user and log back in again to solve it.

Anyone experienced it ?


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29 Nov 2009   #2
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Have you updated all your drivers? Use driver sweeper on the nvidia graphics drivers.
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29 Nov 2009   #3
xcluded

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frostmourne View Post
Have you updated all your drivers? Use driver sweeper on the nvidia graphics drivers.
Earlier on , i installed the new nvidia driver over the old one.
Should i use driver sweeper prior to installing a new driver always ?
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29 Nov 2009   #4
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Yes, in the control panel, uninstall the nvidia driver, then any others. After that reboot into safe mode, and run driver sweeper as admin. Reboot again into safe mode and install the newest driver.
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29 Nov 2009   #5
reghakr

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
 
 

What program are you using for the radio?
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29 Nov 2009   #6
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Start Menu>Help and Support>type aero troubleshooter in the search window and run the wizard.
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29 Nov 2009   #7
reghakr

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
 
 

Try Driver Sweep,. has never failed for me

http://www.guru3d.com/category/driversweeper/
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29 Nov 2009   #8
poin2

Windows7
 
 

I've had that happen a few times now. I'm not sure if it's entirely going to Basic though or just turning off Aero. I can mess around in Personalization a bit with switching themes but none turn things "on" the way they're supposed to.

Anyway, if I just keep using the computer, it seems to go back to the way it's supposed to be within 15-20 minutes all on its own. Otherwise, restarting does seem to fix stuff.

I'm on an ATI Radeon 4850 if it matters. Can't figure out anything I do that causes it to occur, or what causes it to revert back. Happens maybe once every 1-2 weeks.
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29 Nov 2009   #9
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

I have that happen frequently. It depends on the programs that you use, some are not compatible with the Aero Theme, and causes the change. However, in all cases for me ...except one, it changes back to Aero within seconds after closing the program. These programs disables the Desktop Window Manager Session Manager in services.msc. It sounds as though you have some program that is starting up on it's own periodically.
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29 Nov 2009   #10
reghakr

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
 
 

When I used to In run Media Center mine went to basic

I guess it;s something that up a huge amount of resources.
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