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Windows 7: aero peek greyed out

23 Feb 2010   #1

aero peek greyed out

I need assistance please! I have used all my resources to fix this and am at a loss. My aero peek is checked on but it is not working and is greyed out.

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23 Feb 2010   #2

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install


Go to device manager (type the words in search box). Look for any yellow warnings that drivers might be bad.

Make sure you have all up to date drivers.
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07 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Pro x64
Need the intel Video Driver

I have found that we have had that issue with out Dell Latitude Lines running Win 7 Pro x64. You have to download and install/reinstall the Intel Video Driver to have this work. I realize this is an old post but if anyone is searching for it recently this might help.
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26 Mar 2011   #4

Windows Ultimate 7 x86 SP1

Hello. I had same issue, but thanks for this manual's option THREE, Aero Peek is working.
Disable -> Apply -> Enable -> Apply .
and Aero peek is back
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