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post #11 of 19
It did that to me once, I said never mention it again and it hasn't :-p
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post #12 of 19
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Originally Posted by UNOE View Post
I really don't think it has anything to do with RAM. Some programs just disable Aero. Most 3dMark software does the same thing. You can even make it do this on other games if you like by forcing it. Google forcing Aero on launch.
Yup, Crysis 1/2 does it for me.
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post #13 of 19
You can disable that popup It will still disable aero while playing, but it won't pop up that message anymore. You just need to turn off the notifications for Desktop Windows manager and/or CCC and nVidia control pannel

Then you never see that thing again in any game
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Here is what I did and you should too:

Go find bf3.exe (located in Origin Games)
right click, properties
comaptability tab
check the disable desktop composition box

when you launch bf3, it will put your windows in basic. when you quit bf3, it will return to aero.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fist-Of-Freedom View Post
Here is what I did and you should too:

Go find bf3.exe (located in Origin Games)
right click, properties
comaptability tab
check the disable desktop composition box

when you launch bf3, it will put your windows in basic. when you quit bf3, it will return to aero.
that works too, but then you have to do it for every game
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post #16 of 19
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Originally Posted by Thermaltake View Post
Most of my games do it do. It is a ram usage type of deal win7 has to free up some.
I tell every game that i have to disable visual themes and disable desktop composition apon starting the game. It frees up a few resources.
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BC2 forces to change Aero as well.
     
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post #18 of 19
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Originally Posted by EpicPie View Post
BC2 forces to change Aero as well.
Hmm I don't think it disables in when I played BC2. BF3 is the only thing that has done it on this machine so far. It wouldn't be a problem except it kept popping up even after I told it to stop telling me.. and when it switches game goes windowed, massive lag, general crappy transition.

Set the launcher to disable it outright now.. hope that fixes lol
post #19 of 19
I disabled it cause I noticed i get a big boost in performance when I do.
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