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Windows 7: Aero peek to desktop distorts wallpaper

15 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
Aero peek to desktop distorts wallpaper

Hi everybody,

I'm having a bit of issue with Aero peek to desktop feature. When I hover over that portion of the system tray area, the wallpaper appears distorted. I see weird bands all over the wallpaper. I have attached sample images.

Is this normal? This is a brand new i7 build. I have a PNY Nvidia 9800 GT 1gb DDR3 card. I also installed the latest drivers from NVidia website.

Thanks for any help.

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-normal.jpg   -aero-peek.jpg   -aero-peek-2.jpg  
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15 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

I was googling for this issue and found some images which also have these bands on them. It looks like a common thing -

aero peek to desktop - Google Search

I was worried that this could be a graphic card issue or something as I've built this system myself from scratch.
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15 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64

That is normal - yes it it. That is the peek function.
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16 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Thanks for your reply, Frostmourne. But I don't understand why MS did this. Why cannot it leave wallpaper as-is ?
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16 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tempid159 View Post
But I don't understand why MS did this.
So that you know you're peeking.
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