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Windows 7: Cant change, select Aero themes.

16 Jul 2009   #1
Toffix

Windows 7 RC
 
 
Cant change, select Aero themes.

HI. When I go to personalize and want to change theme it shows it - http://img132.imageshack.us/img132/8...pavadinimo.jpg . What can i do to use Aero themes?


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16 Jul 2009   #2
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Hi Toffix,

Post your system specs, you might not even be able to have aero enabled.

You need to have Aero enabled to use them, which you don't have from your screenshot. Update your graphics card drivers if you haven't already, Run the WEI, and see if these are checked here.

-aero.jpg


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17 Jul 2009   #3
Toffix

Windows 7 RC
 
 

My PC:
CPU-DualCore Intel Pentium D
Motherboard-Asus P5VDC-X
RAM-2048 MB
VGA-NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT 512 MB 128BIT DDR3
HDD-SAMSUNG SP2504C 250GB
OS-Windows 7 RC
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17 Jul 2009   #4
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Yeah, you can have Aero enabled. Try the suggestions I posted earlier, see if it will help.
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17 Jul 2009   #5
Toffix

Windows 7 RC
 
 

I tried, I again cant use Aero skin.
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17 Jul 2009   #6
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Oh, I see. You're using the Windows Classic theme there, you won't have Aero with those ''Basic and High Contrast Themes''. All the themes in this screenshot below the line won't use Aero, the ones above where it says ''Aero'', will.



-aero.jpg


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17 Jul 2009   #7
Toffix

Windows 7 RC
 
 

A week I was using Aero themes, but something happened and now I only can use Classic themes.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Jul 2009   #8
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Hmm, Did you try to install any third party themes or do any modifications to any system files at that time? A long shot but check to make sure you're not running 16 bit colors instead of 32 bit, as it should be on 32 bit.


-display.jpg


Run SFC/Scannow with an elevated cmd prompt to see if it might pick up and repair any system file corruption/damage.


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17 Jul 2009   #9
Toffix

Windows 7 RC
 
 

I'm using 32BIT colors. I tried with Elevated Command Prompt,did"t helped.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Jul 2009   #10
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 



You could try a Repair Install.
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