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Windows Vista Aero?

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Ok so i was reading up and supposedly Windows Vista has something called Aero. Where u can flip windows as one of the features. I dont understand how to do this or if this is even available to do for me. I have Windows Vista Home Premium and was wondering how or if i can do this.
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Windows button and Tab.

You have to have the Aero theme selected though obviously (if you havent already).
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If you hold down the windows key and hit or hold tab at the same time, Aero should automatically do it's thing (with multiple windows open on the screen)

Home Premium comes with Aero.

Doh!, beaten by Mike!
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Aero is actully the full VIsta GUI but there is a the 3D flip thing

Windows Key + Tab
    
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You can also click the flip icon in your quick launch next to show desktop.
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There is also the option to change the transparency. Some like it much more opaque and some like it not so much.

To each his own.
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post #7 of 13
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Originally Posted by ElMikeTheMike View Post
Windows button and Tab.

You have to have the Aero theme selected though obviously (if you havent already).
Ha! Nice, now just to upgrade my Video Card. I had a feeling u would be the first replyer Mikey. Rep+ to you all
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Originally Posted by HeartOfAHydra View Post
Ha! Nice, now just to upgrade my Video Card. I had a feeling u would be the first replyer Mikey. Rep+ to you all
What sort of budget are you working with and do you want DX10?
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Hmm he's working with a 350W PSU. I'd say a 7600 maybe?
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post #10 of 13
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Originally Posted by TheLegend View Post
What sort of budget are you working with and do you want DX10?
Yeah, i want something that will perform like my 7900 GT i used to have (that i miss so dearly) but still DX10. I been eyeing this Hellgate:London game that will be DX10 so i definately want something that will run it at 45 fps+ with my native 1440 x 900 widescreen resolution. Right now im dealing with onboard crap that sucks so bad in vista i cannot express it threw words. I only can use 768mb memory cuz its suckin it all up. Even a 7300 GT would do me wonders right now

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