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Windows 7: Windows Aero keeps turning itself off

14 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit OEM
Windows Aero keeps turning itself off

Hi guys

For some odd reason Windows Aero keeps turning itself off as a theme and my computer keeps returning to the Windows 7 Basic theme....

I try switching it to Windows Classic to all the different Windows 7 Aero themes and all sorts, but all the Aero themes just show up as Windows 7 Basic.

I go out in the morning and it's all transparent and Aero is active, then when I come back in the evening without anything having touched the computer at all I find it has switched to Basic.

Restarting the computer solves the problem and it comes back on with Aero, but it is rather annoying...

Anyone had a similar problem or know what I might be able to do to resolve it?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit OEM

I just realised this should have gone in the customization section of the forum so apologies for that.

Can't seem to find any tools to move or delete it so I'm guessing we don't have access for that...

If someone could move it that would be great, or delete it and I'll repost in the correct area.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit OEM

Edit: Hmmm Someone told me to do an anti-malware scan so I said:

Okay thanks am doing that now.

Will edit this post with the results when done.

Edit: Results are in and attached
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