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Windows 7: This computer's video card can't play themes

16 Nov 2009   #31

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64

To enter the registry type regedit in the start menu and press enter.

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17 Nov 2009   #32

Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium

Thanks, I managed finally but it didn't look the same in the Registry as descibed in the post so I didn't suceed in getting this to work anyway.
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17 Nov 2009   #33

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional

Well I tried exporting the registry key from my laptop to my desktop but without success. Maybe I need to go higher in the tree, will test out tonight when I go home. This is where I'm looking at right now:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\Slideshow

In the LastRunSettings key there's a list of the enabled themes which was present in my laptop but not my desktop.
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17 Nov 2009   #34

Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium


It's solved, please follow the guide that Ramesh at Microsoft made after assisting me in this thread "This computer's video card can't play themes."

It seams to be possible to give "credits" to these guys so if you go into this link please do that since he is the only one (I came across) at Microsoft that 1. understood that it was a problem and 2. solved it.

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17 Nov 2009   #35

7600.20510 x86

Great work, Ramesh!
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17 Nov 2009   #36

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional

Can't wait to get home and fix my computer now!
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18 Nov 2009   #37

Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium

Next issue just arised.

In this photo screen saver it doesn't matter if I have the "shuffle" box ticked in or not. It's always starting from the same picture (first...) so if the computer are running for a very long time I'm happy if I'm in 2004. So it get's a bit boring.

I must have bad carma...
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