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Windows 7: how to turn off the Aero in windows 7

23 Jan 2010   #11
severedsolo

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

does it actually help with gaming if its in Basic? surely the GPU isnt trying to render the Aero effects UNDER the game is it? that would just be silly.....


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23 Jan 2010   #12
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by severedsolo View Post
does it actually help with gaming if its in Basic? surely the GPU isnt trying to render the Aero effects UNDER the game is it? that would just be silly.....
When you run a full screen game or any other application really. The Desktop Window Manager (handles Aero) is automatically suspended.
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23 Jan 2010   #13
severedsolo

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

thats what i thought, i remembered reading somewhere (dont know if its true) that Vista used to hold all windows that were open, whether minimised or not in the RAM but 7 drops them when they arent visible
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