Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: aero effect and transparency

20 May 2010   #1
ej18

windows 7
 
 
aero effect and transparency

can you help me guys i have a problem in transparency and aero effects its not working my os is windows 7 32 bit..pls help me


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
20 May 2010   #2
michaelst

windows 7 32
 
 

ej18...

You should probably start a NEW thread about this problem.

Also, please fill in your system specs. It will greatly accellerate the memberships ability to provide you with good information.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 May 2010   #3
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Posts moved to it's own thread.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

20 May 2010   #4
CassieFWinTeam

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Hi ej18,

First of all, Aero is not available with Windows 7 Starter or Home Basic. If you have either of these, you will not be able to use Aero. You also need to use a Windows theme to display Aero graphics.

To make sure your computer meets hardware requirements to use Aero, visit http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/What-is-the-Aero-desktop-experience

Cheers,
Cassandra
Microsoft Windows Outreach
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 May 2010   #5
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello EJ, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Here are some items to check to be able to have Aero and Transparency.
  • Aero is not available in Windows 7 Starter edition.
  • 1 GHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor
  • 1 GB of system memory
  • A graphics card with support for DirectX 9 graphics with at least 128 MB of memory.
  • The graphics card must support Pixel Shader 2.0 and the Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM).
  • Aero theme used.
  • The Desktop Window Manager Session Manager and Themes Services need to be set as Started and Automatic.
  • You must be have True Color (32 bit) set instead of High Color (16 bit).
  • Desktop composition needs to be enabled (checked) in Visual Effects.
  • Refresh or update your WEI score.
Hope this may help,
Shawn
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 May 2010   #6
ej18

windows 7
 
 

thnx guys
im using windows 7 ultimate 32 bit,my laptop is neo basic b3140n..when i trouble shoot it says my desktop windows manager is disable.i already tried force enable i hack it,yet didnt work.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 May 2010   #7
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello EJ,

Did you go into Services (click on link) and right click on Desktop Window Manager Session Manager, click on Properties, select Automatic from the drop down box next to "Startup type", click on Apply, click on Start, then click on OK?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 May 2010   #8
ej18

windows 7
 
 

Ive already done sir..nothings happen..
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 May 2010   #9
ej18

windows 7
 
 

my specs
-untitled.png


My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 May 2010   #10
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

I am sorry that you are having aero effect and transparency issues. Most of the potential solutions have already been covered, but this may add some new light on the potential solution:
How To Fix No Aero Transparency in Windows 7 - How-To Geek
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 aero effect and transparency




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
aero transparency problem
hi! i really need your help. i have new computer with asus p8z68 deluxe motherboard and asus nvidia geforce 550 ti graphic card. immideatly after installing nvidia drivers on clean windows 7 installation, aero transparency works, and also windows experience index, but after couples of restarts and...
Themes and Styles
Aero transparency problem
Hey guys I have a one little problem with my Aero appearance (transparency). It's fine most of the time. But sometimes it's despairing like for 30 sec to 1 min and then comping back again. It is not happening often, but anyway I am warred. Can not figure out what's the problem. And one more thing!...
Customization
I want the Aero border with no transparency!
Hello! I have Windows 7. With 1GB RAM and a crappy graphic card, but I would like to have the Windows Vista Standard border frame everywhere BUT WITH NO AERO TRANSPARENCY, you know what I mean? I want the VISTA STANDARD border not the AERO one not the Win98 neither.. Because in Windows Vista you...
Customization
Context Menu (Desktop) has no Aero/transparency effect?
Like the title suggests, I've noticed that the context menu (the menu you see when you right click on desktop) offers no visual aero (or what other effects apply) visual effects. It looks similar to how XP look. Is there a way to enable such effect for the context menu? Side note: I've tried...
General Discussion
aero transparency
hello guys, found you by chance this morning so this is my 1st post:) ive just built my 1st pc and have installed win7 64 bit which seems to work very wel didnt really know what aero transparency is but i occured to me mine wasnt working correctly, so i downloaded the driver again for my...
Graphic Cards
Aero Effects/Transparency Help
Hello I need help with my aero on my computer! My Aero Snap and Shake work perfectly but my transparecy and peek do not work at all. So I have no transparecy what so ever. Is there some sort of hack that can force windows to display these features? PLEASE HELP!!!! My OP is Windows 7 RC 7100. ...
Graphic Cards

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:30.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App