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Windows 7: How to switch off compatibility mode ?

08 Aug 2009   #1

How to switch off compatibility mode ?

I have somehow switched on compatibility mode, so I no longer have the aero display. ie a minimised program does not show contents when I hover the mouse etc. How do I get it back to normal ???

Please help

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08 Aug 2009   #2


Right click, properties, compatibility and unselect run in compatibility mode...

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 How to switch off compatibility mode ?

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