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Windows 7: Aero Theme Help!!

02 Apr 2010   #1
Dudek13l

Windows 7 x32 bit
 
 
Aero Theme Help!!

I just updated my computer a few days ago from Windows XP SP3 and im having problems with aero.

My Pc Specs

Code:
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.091207-1941)
           Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corporation
       System Model: Inspiron 5100                   
               BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A32
          Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.66GHz, ~2.7GHz
             Memory: 1024MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 1024MB RAM
          Page File: 757MB used, 1290MB available
        Windows Dir: C:\Windows
    DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
   User DPI Setting: 120 DPI (125 percent)
 System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
    DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
     DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 32bit Unicode
Display
Code:
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Display Devices
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          Card name: Standard VGA Graphics Adapter
       Manufacturer: (Standard display types)
          Chip type: ATI MOBILITY RADEON 7500
           DAC type: 8 bit
         Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_4C57&SUBSYS_01491028&REV_00
     Display Memory: n/a
   Dedicated Memory: n/a
      Shared Memory: n/a
       Current Mode: 1024 x 768 (32 bit) (1Hz)
       Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
      Monitor Model: 
         Monitor Id: 
        Native Mode: 
        Output Type: 
        Driver Name: vga
Driver File Version: 6.01.7600.16385 (English)
     Driver Version: 6.1.7600.16385
        DDI Version: unknown
       Driver Model: unknown
  Driver Attributes: Final Retail
   Driver Date/Size: 7/13/2009 19:25:51, 10752 bytes
        WHQL Logo'd: Yes
    WHQL Date Stamp: 
  Device Identifier: {D7B71EE2-0F17-11CF-9933-F93CAEC2CB35}
          Vendor ID: 0x1002
          Device ID: 0x4C57
          SubSys ID: 0x01491028
        Revision ID: 0x0000
 Driver Strong Name: Unknown
     Rank Of Driver: Unknown
        Video Accel: 
      Deinterlace Caps: n/a
       D3D9 Overlay: n/a
            DXVA-HD: n/a
       DDraw Status: Not Available
         D3D Status: Not Available
         AGP Status: Not Available
If anything here's my computer information




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02 Apr 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dudek13l View Post
I just updated my computer a few days ago from Windows XP SP3 and im having problems with aero.

My Pc Specs

Code:
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.091207-1941)
           Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corporation
       System Model: Inspiron 5100                   
               BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A32
          Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.66GHz, ~2.7GHz
             Memory: 1024MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 1024MB RAM
          Page File: 757MB used, 1290MB available
        Windows Dir: C:\Windows
    DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
   User DPI Setting: 120 DPI (125 percent)
 System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
    DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
     DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 32bit Unicode
Display
Code:
---------------
Display Devices
---------------
          Card name: Standard VGA Graphics Adapter
       Manufacturer: (Standard display types)
          Chip type: ATI MOBILITY RADEON 7500
           DAC type: 8 bit
         Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_4C57&SUBSYS_01491028&REV_00
     Display Memory: n/a
   Dedicated Memory: n/a
      Shared Memory: n/a
       Current Mode: 1024 x 768 (32 bit) (1Hz)
       Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
      Monitor Model: 
         Monitor Id: 
        Native Mode: 
        Output Type: 
        Driver Name: vga
Driver File Version: 6.01.7600.16385 (English)
     Driver Version: 6.1.7600.16385
        DDI Version: unknown
       Driver Model: unknown
  Driver Attributes: Final Retail
   Driver Date/Size: 7/13/2009 19:25:51, 10752 bytes
        WHQL Logo'd: Yes
    WHQL Date Stamp: 
  Device Identifier: {D7B71EE2-0F17-11CF-9933-F93CAEC2CB35}
          Vendor ID: 0x1002
          Device ID: 0x4C57
          SubSys ID: 0x01491028
        Revision ID: 0x0000
 Driver Strong Name: Unknown
     Rank Of Driver: Unknown
        Video Accel: 
      Deinterlace Caps: n/a
       D3D9 Overlay: n/a
            DXVA-HD: n/a
       DDraw Status: Not Available
         D3D Status: Not Available
         AGP Status: Not Available
If anything here's my computer information
Several things are going on here. First have you run WEI (windows experience index)?

You are running extremely thin on ram, and you video card wants to steal more to run, so you are in a catch 22.
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Third you probably need to install your video driver.


Ken
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Apr 2010   #3
FZ21Z

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Third you probably need to install your video driver
I'd say that's all they need to do....
Quote:
Standard VGA Graphics Adapter
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02 Apr 2010   #4
Dudek13l

Windows 7 x32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FZ21Z View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Third you probably need to install your video driver
I'd say that's all they need to do....
Quote:
Standard VGA Graphics Adapter
Its possible to update it right? if so, do you know a place where i can update the video driver
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02 Apr 2010   #5
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Sure, go to the computer manufacturer's site and look up your machine in the Drivers and Downloads section.
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02 Apr 2010   #6
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dudek13l View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FZ21Z View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Third you probably need to install your video driver
I'd say that's all they need to do....
Quote:
Standard VGA Graphics Adapter
Its possible to update it right? if so, do you know a place where i can update the video driver
Try here, Dell - Drivers and Downloads
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Apr 2010   #7
Shutup

 
 

Note:

ATI MOBILITY RADEON 7500 does NOT support aero, in fact there isn't any official Windows 7 driver for it.
It was already dropped on Vista.

You could try the Vista ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9000 for it, but chances on it working are slim.

You will be most likely stuck with wrong resolution 1280x1024
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Apr 2010   #8
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

See this tutorial as a last resort: https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...hics-card.html
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Apr 2010   #9
Shutup

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jonathan_King View Post
See this tutorial as a last resort: https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...hics-card.html
Nice suggestion Jonathan, but that trick is bogus.

It only works on cards that do have Aero support, but for some reason do not show it.

It will never enable any dx8 card, or dx9 without shader 2.0 to show Aero.

No point in trying.
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