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

23 Jan 2010   #1
goldE

windows 7
 
 
how to turn off the Aero in windows 7

hi

how to turn off the Aero in windows 7

than's in advance


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23 Jan 2010   #2
NinaJay

Windows 7 x 32 bit
 
 

Great tutorial here Aero Snap - Turn On or Off

All other tutorials here Tutorials - Windows 7 Forums




Edit: sorry, just read the tute and realised you probably want to turn off aero completely in which case go control panel> system> advanced system settings> advanced tab
Under performance (visual effects) check adjust for best performance. Alternatively you can just uncheck anything you don't want on.
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23 Jan 2010   #3
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Right-click Desktop > Personalize > Select either "Windows 7 Basic" or "Windows Classic"

But why in the world would you want to turn Aero off?
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23 Jan 2010   #4
NinaJay

Windows 7 x 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
Right-click Desktop > Personalize > Select either "Windows 7 Basic" or "Windows Classic"

But why in the world would you want to turn Aero off?
That won't turn off aero features such as aero shake though but it does stop things such as glass being used.

I can only imagine he would want it off to increase performance maybe?
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23 Jan 2010   #5
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NinaJay View Post
I can only imagine he would want it off to increase performance maybe?
That would just be silly. Aero works on the graphics card, anything else you chose would steal CPU time from everything else.
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23 Jan 2010   #6
NinaJay

Windows 7 x 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NinaJay View Post
I can only imagine he would want it off to increase performance maybe?
That would just be silly. Aero works on the graphics card, anything else you chose would steal CPU time from everything else.

Yeah but doesn't aero slow things down if you don't have good ram or graphics card? Not trying to contradict you here, actually trying to learn a bit more about it He hasn't posted his specs so not sure if his graphics card can fully support aero.

Can't imagine another reason... Personally, I love aero but have read if you have don't have a good graphics card or enough ram, it can slow your system down???
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23 Jan 2010   #7
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NinaJay View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NinaJay View Post
I can only imagine he would want it off to increase performance maybe?
That would just be silly. Aero works on the graphics card, anything else you chose would steal CPU time from everything else.

Yeah but doesn't aero slow things down if you don't have good ram or graphics card? Not trying to contradict you here, actually trying to learn a bit more about it He hasn't posted his specs so not sure if his graphics card can fully support aero.

Can't imagine another reason... Personally, I love aero but have read if you have don't have a good graphics card or enough ram, it can slow your system down???
AERO is rendered all on the GPU and while it does use a little bit of RAM...that isn't the bottleneck here...

If he has a very poor GFX that can actually run AERO it would be of benefit to probably turn it off...otherwise running Windows 7 Basic is the more resource hog...

Comes down to your GFX...I would much rather have the CPU focus on other things than rendering a desktop...most of the time your GPU isn't doing anything anyways...

That is also the reason why some games/apps kick the theme into Windows 7 Basic when ran...without going to technical...those software don't want to share
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23 Jan 2010   #8
NinaJay

Windows 7 x 32 bit
 
 

Thanks Zidane

Can ya tell I'm trying to learn stuff?
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23 Jan 2010   #9
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NinaJay View Post
Thanks Zidane

Can ya tell I'm trying to learn stuff?
"If you don't try...you never succeed"
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23 Jan 2010   #10
NinaJay

Windows 7 x 32 bit
 
 

"Do or Do not. There is no try"
Yoda


I think I'm in the wrong thread... Now where IS that quote of the day thread???
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