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Windows 7: How to download an Aero Theme without Transparency

30 Nov 2017   #1
Hungaryball

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
How to download an Aero Theme without Transparency

Hi. Before you read, you need to know my PC is very weak..

I want to download Aero theme, but without Transparency. When I click on an Aero theme, just the simple Basic theme sets.. I want to fix it. I have the up-to-date driver softwares installed. When I click on Colors at Personalize, just the old window comes up.. I want to download a green Aero theme. No Aero-Peek or anything needed, I just want to color my taskbar and the window, and the Maximalize and these buttons I want like the Aero have. How can I earn it??

Thank you :)


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01 Dec 2017   #2
townsbg

Windows 7 pro 64-bit
 
 

Aero is a transparent theme. You either get the transparency and aero peak, etc or you get the boring basic theme. If you don't have the power for Aero then the only option you have is basic. Have you googled Windows 7 themes to see what is out there?
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01 Dec 2017   #3
Hungaryball

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I googled, but I only found Aeri themes, or "How To enable tutorial" videos, (which is unhelpful). I searched for colired Basic themes too, but there was nothing useful. But You know, you can disable the transparency on the colors menu in the personalization. But I think about that theme, which I can download, I can set, the transparency and these more aero stuff not avaiable.
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01 Dec 2017   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

From OP's system specs.

Quote:
CPU Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.60GHz
Motherboard CLEVO Co. L297P
Memory 1,00 GB
Simple answer.
You need more ram. 1.0 GB of ram is just not enough to use everything Windows 7 has to offer.

Jack
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01 Dec 2017   #5
Hungaryball

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
From OP's system specs.



Simple answer.
You need more ram. 1.0 GB of ram is just not enough to use everything Windows 7 has to offer.

Jack
Lots of my friends have or had 1GB of ram, and the Aero worked.. And I can't upgrade the ram, my pc engine house (my English bad, so idk if it is the true word) doesn't look like the others..
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08 Dec 2017   #6
looked

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hungaryball View Post
Lots of my friends have or had 1GB of ram, and the Aero worked.. And I can't upgrade the ram, my pc engine house (my English bad, so idk if it is the true word) doesn't look like the others..
I guess maybe either you run a stripped down version of Windows 7 or one of these light/mini versions?
To run Windows 7 properly you need at least 4GB or RAM but nowadays you should have 8GB to be safe, depending on what you do with the computer.
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08 Dec 2017   #7
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

The design suggestion for Windows 7 varied between 1GB and 2GB of ram 2GB with a suitable Discrete, (separate card with own memory), will give transparency in Aero but this also depends of the actual card / or graphics chip fitted, I have seen 32Bit Windows 7 running on windows XP hardware with 512MB of ram, ( No Aero), I myself ran a test system with a shared memory onboard graphics chip for the whole of the pre Beta and Beta period 64 Bit with 2GB Ram - Not fast but usable and aero worked.

Basically Aero support was something that had as much to the graphics sub system as it did with system RAM, there were systems that could take four or even eight GB of ram (64Bit Pro required for access), but would never run aero due to the card shipped as standard or the onboard Chip installed
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08 Dec 2017   #8
looked

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
The design suggestion for Windows 7 varied between 1GB and 2GB of ram
That was the minimum "suggested" of RAM and without specifying what use has the computer so I guess M$crosoft means a bare utilization of the computer with light Internet Explorer use (we all know that Firefox and Chrome use much more RAM), old version of Office, low resolution video streaming, much smaller monitors, much slower CPUs and GPUs and so on....
By the way, we are talking about the 2009!
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08 Dec 2017   #9
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

Some were running Windows 7 long before 2009, I was late to the party, didn't install the Pre Beta version until sometime in 2007

As for usage I'm talking about the fact's of running the OS for what we used them for at the time, We did have a number of users who decided to see what was the oldest least powerful system they could run the "New" OS on, I can recall them running of old single core pentium with XP era memory and hardware - The posts are probably somewhere on the forums, makes interesting reading to compare claims with actual facts for real world use, as always Microsoft's minimums were made with a good bit of leeway :)

Can't find a direct MS post on the specs needed but this gives an Idea, as always the more the better applies but the actual requirements were high for XP hardware, but well within the Vista hardware specs ( not those machines sold as vista systems with xp Specs)

Microsoft releases final Windows 7 system requirements | ZDNet
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08 Dec 2017   #10
looked

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
makes interesting reading to compare claims with actual facts for real world use, as always Microsoft's minimums were made with a good bit of leeway :)
Same thing happens with games, the developers claim the minimum specification requirements which won't EVER be enough even by playing at the lowest settings.

And I still remember when laptops with only 1-2GB of RAM started selling by featuring the AMAZING Vista!
I had good fun by periodically visiting the retail shops and seeing these brand new machines being "refurbished" by the retailer (they added more RAM when it was possible) and being sold with ~$200 discount but they were still garbage machines.
Good job M$crosoft!
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