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My friend just recently installed a fresh copy Windows Vista Ultimate, but the option to enable Aero Glass has disappeared. I checked under appearance, services>Desktop Management service, and every possible answer, but I don't know why his Aero Glass option has disappeared. Honestly, I don't see the reason in getting Vista without Aero Glass so help us find out a way to enable it. Thanks.
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Most likely he has a program that is running in the background that AERO doesn't like. Try closing all 3rd party programs.

Also make sure he has the latest video card drivers.

There are around 4 services that require to be running to use AERO, so if he did any tweaking, that could be why.
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select the Vista theme by right clicking on the desktop then clicking personalize then click themes select Vista theme
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Originally Posted by Axon View Post
select the Vista theme by right clicking on the desktop then clicking personalize then click themes select Vista theme
Yep, it's a theme you have to select. However, that theme will be unavailable until you install your video drivers.
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No no, the problem is, the option to choose Windows Vista Aero is gone. There are only Vista Basic, Windows Standard, and Windows Classic options available. BTW, the laptop this Vista is installed in has an integrated SiS Mirage graphics, which I might believe to be the reason why Vista is acting gay.
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Originally Posted by _Wowzers_ View Post
No no, the problem is, the option to choose Windows Vista Aero is gone. There are only Vista Basic, Windows Standard, and Windows Classic options available. BTW, the laptop this Vista is installed in has an integrated SiS Mirage graphics, which I might believe to be the reason why Vista is acting gay.
http://www.nzone.com/content/nzone/s...sp?gameid=3596

I'd run this on his laptop to see if it even supports AERO.
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Originally Posted by _Wowzers_ View Post
No no, the problem is, the option to choose Windows Vista Aero is gone. There are only Vista Basic, Windows Standard, and Windows Classic options available. BTW, the laptop this Vista is installed in has an integrated SiS Mirage graphics, which I might believe to be the reason why Vista is acting gay.
when vista is installed, it scans your computer for compatibility, if it doesnt meet a certain standard it wont even install aero
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It doesn't take much to run the Aero Theme. The one in my specs run it fine.
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