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Windows 7: Need help with Aero

10 Jul 2009   #1

Windows 7 7601 x64
Need help with Aero

Hi guys i dont no if the is the place to post but i dont no anywhere els to post lol about this.

rite i have tryed everything to get aero working with reinstalling my display drivers everytime i reboot my comp for it to work an ideas on this ?

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10 Jul 2009   #2

Windows 7 RC build 7100x64 // 7260x32

When installing your display drivers did you try changing the compatibility to vista or xp?
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10 Jul 2009   #3

Windows 7 7601 x64

no just click on setup and left it go through

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10 Jul 2009   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit

Hello Kuss,

You could try this method I found while searching the web.

Windows 7 has a nice little Windows Aero troubleshooting tool to find and fix problems with transparency and other visual effects, and then enable and turn on Aero support (and also Aero Peek) in Windows 7. If the tool does not work to enable Aero feature in Windows 7, the trick to force enable Aero in Windows Vista may still work in Windows 7.

Follow these steps in the instruction below to force enable Windows Aero Glass Transparency effect on system with video card (graphic accelerator adapter) that does not meet the WDDM (Windows Display Driver Model ) specifications, which provides functionality required to render the desktop and applications using Desktop Window Manager, a compositing window manager running on top of Direct3D 9.0Ex, and provides device driver interfaces required by Direct3D 10 runtime used in Windows 7.
  1. Open Registry Editor (RegEdit).
  2. Navigate to the following registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\DWM
    If the DWM registry key is not found, right click on Windows and then select New -> Key to create new branch and name it as DWM.
  3. In the right details pane, create a new DWORD (32-bit value) named UseMachineCheck, and set its value to 0.
  4. In the right details pane, create a new DWORD (32-bit) Value named Blur, and set its value to 0.
  5. In the right details pane, create a new DWORD (32-bit) Value named Animations, and set its value to 0.
  6. Restart the Desktop Window Manager Session Manager in Services in Control Panel (type Services.msc in Start Search), or run the following commands in a command prompt with administrator privileges: net stop uxsms
    net start uxsms
  7. Attempt to enable and apply Windows Aero in Windows 7. Restart the computer if required.
The trick above also may work to enable Aero on Windows 7 and Windows Vista installed on virtual machine (VM), especially in Virtual PC 2007. VPC 2007 uses S3 as virtual display adapter, which is capable of running Windows Aero. When the guest Windows 7 or Vista OS uses software-based hardware check after hack above, it will find only S3, couple with actual Aero-capable video card, may allow Aero to run in VMs as in real physical machine.
"quoted from -mydigitallife/"

Hope this helps,
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10 Jul 2009   #5

Win 7

How do we know if his card even supports aero, he never listed the specs.
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11 Jul 2009   #6

Windows 7 RC

Did you run the WEI assessment after installing the drivers so W7 could determine if the PC's rating is high enough to run Aero Glass?
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11 Jul 2009   #7
Orbital Shark


In addition, Windows WEI needs a score of 2.0 minimum to allow AERO if the above registry fix doesn't work.
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11 Jul 2009   #8

Windows 7 7601 x64

Hi soz for the late post was in work :S heres a link of score and regedit
ATI HD4890 950/4600
8g Ram

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02 Oct 2011   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Help me to Enable Areo Peek

I don't have "Areo Peek" "check box" and I don't have Trancparency Box in "Windows Colour" dialog box
How can I Active or Create or Enable Aero in My OS (for Start Menu and Tool bar)?

OS Name: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1
OS Version: 6.1.7601

Physical Memory INstalled: 8096 MB
Available physical Memory: 5.81 GB

Device Driver of Graphic Card name: ATi Radeon HD 4600 Series (1024 MB ~ Hyper Memory) (28/7/20121)

Subscore of "Desktop perfomance for Windows Aero" is 5.0
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