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Aero Shake - Enable or Disable

How to Enable or Disable Aero Shake in Windows 7 and Windows 8
Published by Brink
30 Mar 2010
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How to Enable or Disable Aero Shake in Windows 7 and Windows 8


information   Information
This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable Aero Shake for all or specific users in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

warning   Warning
Aero Requirements to be Enabled in Windows 7
NOTE: If Aero is not enabled, then Aero Shake will still not work even when enabled or turned on.

  • Aero is not included in Windows 7 Starter or Home Basic, so you must have Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate, or Enterprise installed.
  • 1 GHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor
  • 1 GB of system memory
  • A graphics card with support for DirectX 9 graphics with at least 128 MB of memory.
  • The graphics card must support Pixel Shader 2.0 and the Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM).
  • The Desktop Window Manager Session Manager and Themes Services need to be set as Started and Automatic.
  • You must be have True Color (32 bit) set instead of High Color (16 bit).
  • Desktop composition needs to be enabled (checked) in Visual Effects.
  • Refresh or update your WEI score.





OPTION ONE
To Enable or Disable "Aero Shake" using a REG File
1. Do step 2 or 3 below for what you would like to do.

2. To Enable Aero Shake for All Users
NOTE: This is the default setting.
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.
Enable_Aero_Shake.reg
download
3. To Disable Aero Shake for All Users
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.
Disable_Aero_Shake.reg
download
4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. Log off and log on, or restart the computer to apply.

8. When done, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.







OPTION TWO
To Enable or Disable "Aero Shake" in Group Policy
1. Open the all users, specific users or groups, or all users except administrators Local Group Policy Editor for how you want this policy applied.

2. In the left pane, click/tap on to expand User Configuration, Administrative Templates, and Desktop. (See screenshot below)
Aero Shake - Enable or Disable-gpedit-1.jpg
3. In the right pane of Desktop, double click/tap on Turn off Aero Shake window minimizing mouse gesture to edit it. (See screenshot above)

4. Do step 5 or 6 below for what you would like to do.

5. To Enable Aero Shake
A) Select (dot) either Not Configured or Disabled, and go to step 7 below. (See screenshot below step 7)
NOTE: Not Configured is the default setting.
6. To Disable Aero Shake
A) Select (dot) Enabled, and go to step 7 below. (See screenshot below step 7)
7. Click/tap on OK. (See screenshot below)
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8. Close the Local Group Policy Editor window.
That's it,
Shawn




Published by
11 Sep 2010   #1
Aero

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Why would you want to disable a feature of me?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jan 2011   #2
asspro

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.>>+ ubuntu
 
 

thank u very much
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jan 2011   #3
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


09 Jan 2011   #4
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

How is it done with Windows 7 Home Premium ?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Jan 2011   #5
ie9

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Roderunner View Post
How is it done with Windows 7 Home Premium ?
The same. It'll work as long as aero works on your system
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Jan 2011   #6
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

It was how to disable I wanted.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Jan 2011   #7
ie9

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Roderunner View Post
It was how to disable I wanted.
Step 2 - For option one

Step 5 - For option two
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Jan 2011   #8
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Roderunner View Post
It was how to disable I wanted.
You would do either one of the To Disable Aero Shake steps in either OPTION ONE or OPTION TWO to do so.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Jan 2011   #9
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Thank you both, I should have read it better.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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