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Windows 7: Windows Aero not working


29 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Windows Aero not working

If this thread is allready somewhere here started than sorry but I just didn't notice it.

I tried almost everything to get my Aero back on but nothing works! I tried the microsoft Fix It but it just told me that my color depth isn't 32bit but 16bit (it really isn't...) and that my Desktop Window Manager isn't started even when it's started.... Afterwards it says that it is fixed but NOTHING is fixed....
I tried to restart the service manually in services.msc and I tried it in cmd also but just nothing works... After every restart I restart or relog but it stays the same.
Just so you could understand, my transparency, peak and animations aren't working and it kinda pi**es me off cause I got all the requirments for Aero and it quit working only few days ago and nothing works so I had to try this forum.
I hope that someone knows what to do with this...

Thanks, Fasand.

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29 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 8 Pro 9200 x64 w/Media Center
 
 

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums, try selecting one of the themes that come with windows 7 in personalization and then reboot.
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29 Dec 2010   #3

 
 

Hi Fasand and welcome to the forum. Have you tried a System Restore to a time just before this problem happened? That may be your best bet to fix the Aero problem as well as some of the other issues you've described. System Restore's preview function will offer to show you exactly what will be affected by restoring to the particular point you choose.

Here's some help from our tutorials:

How to Create a System Restore Point in Windows 7
How to Do a System Restore in Windows 7
How to Enable or Disable Windows 7 System Restore
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29 Dec 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Well I allready had to restore it but I did it when the problem was on and just because I tried to restart the dwm.exe process (my account just stopped working).
So I guess that I could try to restore it but I don't know if I did some things that this would erase in the time of the problem and since it is at least a week I'm kinda scared of it.
But thanks for advice I will try it as soon as possible.
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29 Dec 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Okey, I just found out that I will probably have to live with it or reinstall system cause my only restore points are for today and 2 days ago when I had to restore it because of quiting the dwm.exe.
I wanna ask if there is some way how to get some custom restore point from the internet or maybe another way to enable my Aero?
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31 Dec 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Hi Fasand
To help you i am going to know what graphics card you have so i will need you to open up dxdiag. If you do not know how to do this then.
Click start
Type into the search box
dxdiag
and press enter
When it loads you should see the direct x diagnostic tool.
in the bottom corner of the windows there are three options. (exit,save all info and next)
click on save all info. and save it to a place you can find it easy.(desktop)
when you have saved it go to open the saved info highlight it all and copy/paste it to this thread.
Thanks
Ashley
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31 Dec 2010   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

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System Information
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Time of this report: 1/1/2011, 01:38:21
Machine name: FASAND-PC
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.100618-1621)
Language: Czech (Regional Setting: Czech)
System Manufacturer: Acer
System Model: Aspire 3820
BIOS: Ver 1.00PARTTBL
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 430 @ 2.27GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.3GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 3764MB RAM
Page File: 3640MB used, 3886MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 32bit Unicode

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DxDiag Notes
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Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Display Tab 2: No problems found.
Display Tab 3: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: No problems found.
Sound Tab 3: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.



Here are some informations from the saved file cause it was really long and here is the whole file if you'd want it:
Scribd


I hope this would help.
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01 Jan 2011   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Hi
Do you have your graphics card make and modal because i will also need that.
Thanks
Ashley
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01 Jan 2011   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Graphics Card = ATI Mobility Radeon HD5650 1gb
btw I have this in my forum's "My System Specs"

And I don't actually know what do you mean by that "make", sorry.
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01 Jan 2011   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Hi Fasand
Do you have the Asus gamer osd program installed on your pc?
Thanks
Ashley
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