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Windows 7: automatic switch from Aero to Classic

24 Mar 2010   #1

automatic switch from Aero to Classic

when i run 3dsmax which is incompatible with Aero windows automatically switches to Basic theme. i want Classic theme instead. is it any way to point windows to switch to Classic theme from Aero if unsupported aplication running?

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24 Mar 2010   #2


It will default.

Set it back by rightclicking Desktop>Personalize>select Aero Themes.
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24 Mar 2010   #3


Basic theme is default when unsupported application is running
i need Classic theme when unsupported application is running
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 automatic switch from Aero to Classic

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