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Windows 7 Aero goes to basic randomly

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I recently installed a custom theme on my computer and it randomly goes to Basic sometimes. I also OC'd my computer and it seems to hold stable. However, when I put it on sleep and wake it up, it changes the theme to basic. I already have my performance settings set to custom. I don't know what else to do.
Edited by mprain13 - 5/12/12 at 7:36am
post #2 of 16
And what are you doing when it happens?

Details, friend, details.
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ths time round, I was just loading up windows like usual and i decided to check the batter level for my RAT 9, so I right clicked on the icon and that's when it turned basic. I've tryed changing themes but the only thing that seems to work is rebooting.
post #4 of 16
I think this might fix it, I got norwegian Windows so some words might differ from yours.

1. Rightclick My computer, select properties.
2. Click Advanced system settings on the left side.
3. Click settings on the performance tab.
4. On visual Effects, set the Custom profile.

Should work, I havent had this happen after I did it wink.gif
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And the RAT 9 application is the reason it has happened every time?
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I actually set Windows to go to basic automatically when I play games or the occasional mining, might as well dedicate all of the GPU power into the more intensive tasks.
    
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post #7 of 16
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no its just "details" as you requested... I think telling Win7 to **** will solve the problem... thanks!
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Next time it happens, check to see if the application has "Disable visual themes" or "Disable desktop composition" enabled in the application's Compatibility settings. You can view this by right clicking the application on your taskbar and right-clicking again to view the properties and finally by clicking the Compatibility tab.
    
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It did it again and I checked to see if it had reverted the settings made to stop windows from changing it manually, it was set to custom. What do I do? This time it was when I exited from gmod.
post #10 of 16
Reinstall Windows.
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