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Windows 7: Safe Mode/Windows 98 Appearance

16 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 home premium 64bit
Safe Mode/Windows 98 Appearance

I have a laptop with Windows 7. I left my laptop on for a few hours with the top closed. When I opened it up, I tried my mouse and it was jerky and moving really slow. I tried to ctrl alt del, but it did not do anything. I ended up having to press the button to turn it off. When it came back on, I chose to open in Safe Mode. Then I restarted. Now, my bottom toolbar looks like it's still in safe mode (windows 98 looking), some of the web pages i visit (hotmail) look weird. I have rebooted, I have checked msconfig and safe mode is not checked. I have pressed f8 and started in safe mode again; shut down (instead of restarted like I did the first time) and it's still this way. I hope you can help.

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16 Dec 2010   #2

Win7 Home Premium x64 W10Pro&Home

Right clik on the desktop, go in Personalize. Choose one of the aero themes that come with Windows. Then personalize further if needed...
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17 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 7 home premium 64bit

Thank you very much!! That fixed it.
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17 Oct 2011   #4

windows 7 ultimate x64

i tried going to aero themes but it wont let me use them they are all grey fade out
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11 Dec 2014   #5

Windows 7 x64
Glitch still relevant

I have the same issue as the user above (the Aero themes are all greyed out). Is there a way to fix this?
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