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Windows 7: Aero won't work

09 Sep 2010   #1
cookie66

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Aero won't work

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I updated the driver by going to the device manager, and WIndows said it was up to date. So I can't have Aero?




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09 Sep 2010   #2
richc46

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

How much memory do you have?
What are the computer specs?
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09 Sep 2010   #3
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Yes, please list specs, and the version of your video card driver.
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09 Sep 2010   #4
cookie66

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09 Sep 2010   #5
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

The ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 does not support Aero.
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09 Sep 2010   #6
cookie66

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Oh.......is there any other download that makes the windows glass-like?
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09 Sep 2010   #7
Lemur

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10 Sep 2010   #8
Pusspa

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cookie66 View Post
according to this you need a driver installed, it is using the standard vga driver at the moment. have you looked at your laptops website for a vista driver that suits your card?

EDIT: or maybe here http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?t=77964 or here http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?t=37937
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10 Sep 2010   #9
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lemur View Post
The ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 does not support Aero.
Lemur has pretty much summed up the answer to your query.
In addition to Windows Blinds, some users have implemented some funny workaround
<Note that this may damage your laptop>

Windows 7: Aero Glass Without WDDM Drivers

Regards
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10 Sep 2010   #10
cookie66

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Ok, how can I change the color of the taskbar?
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