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Windows 7: Aero is no longer available?

18 Apr 2010   #1
Calvin

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Aero is no longer available?

I was updating my blog (via Firefox v3.5.9), the screen blinked blank, and my custom color scheme is gone and Aero is no longer available (when I mouse-over objects in the taskbar there is no preview).

I was running: Avast!, Skype, AIM, Word, and Firefox when this happened. I've ran all these programs, and more, simultaneously just fine since W7 came out.

I've restarted the computer with no luck.

Please help!


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18 Apr 2010   #2
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

Try doing a system restore to a few days back, if Aero returns then something you've done recently caused the problem

Also, you should update Firefox to the latest version (3.6.3)

If the system restore doesn't work, you'll need to do a Repair Install I think.
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18 Apr 2010   #3
Crispy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)
 
 

Go into Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\System under the "Advanced" tab in "Performance" click settings and make sure "Enable Areo Peek" is ticked.
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18 Apr 2010   #4
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Calvin View Post
I was updating my blog (via Firefox v3.5.9), the screen blinked blank, and my custom color scheme is gone and Aero is no longer available (when I mouse-over objects in the taskbar there is no preview).

I was running: Avast!, Skype, AIM, Word, and Firefox when this happened. I've ran all these programs, and more, simultaneously just fine since W7 came out.

I've restarted the computer with no luck.

Please help!
Hello !!

You could try these articles and see whether that fixes you problem !!

Guided Help: Troubleshoot Aero problems in Windows 7

Troubleshoot problems with Windows Aero

Hope this helps,
Captain
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18 Apr 2010   #5
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Calvin View Post
I was updating my blog (via Firefox v3.5.9), the screen blinked blank, and my custom color scheme is gone and Aero is no longer available (when I mouse-over objects in the taskbar there is no preview).

I was running: Avast!, Skype, AIM, Word, and Firefox when this happened. I've ran all these programs, and more, simultaneously just fine since W7 came out.

I've restarted the computer with no luck.

Please help!
Often times just running the Window user experiance index will get Aero working again.

Windows Experience Index - Reset
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27 Jun 2010   #6
Calvin

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

It happened again! I was typing out an ad on Craigslist, the screen blinked blank, and Aero was gone!

I don't remember what I did to fix it last time, so I guess I'll have to try all of the suggestions again.
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27 Jun 2010   #7
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Calvin View Post
It happened again! I was typing out an ad on Craigslist, the screen blinked blank, and Aero was gone!

I don't remember what I did to fix it last time, so I guess I'll have to try all of the suggestions again.

Thats what they are there for.

Let us know the results


Ken
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27 Jun 2010   #8
Calvin

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

About an hour later, the screen blinked blank again and Aero was back.

Weird. I wasn't downloading/installing any system updates at either time.
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