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Windows 7: Get aero with old hardware

21 Jul 2009   #1
sillyshy

Win 7 RC1
 
 
Get aero with old hardware

Any way to tweek windows 7 RC1 to have aero support for older hardware?


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21 Jul 2009   #2
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sillyshy View Post
Any way to tweek windows 7 RC1 to have aero support for older hardware?
How old of hardware are you talking about? I've used Linux distros with all kinds of eyecandy on Nvidia FX5200's and they have been great. Granted it's not aero....but it sure is pretty.
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21 Jul 2009   #3
sillyshy

Win 7 RC1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
How old of hardware are you talking about? I've used Linux distros with all kinds of eyecandy on Nvidia FX5200's and they have been great. Granted it's not aero....but it sure is pretty.
ATI Mobile 7500 2GB ram

1.60 GHZ Intel Celeron Processor
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21 Jul 2009   #4
YupYup

Win 7
 
 

There is no way you can get aero with that card because it is a DirectX 7 card and you need DirectX 9.
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