How to Turn ON Aero in Windows Vista

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Windows Aero is the new graphical interface for the Windows Vista system (previously Luna in Windows XP). Turning it on is a cinch, with these steps…

Steps

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1. Before we begin, make sure youre computer has the following requirements;
* Windows Vista Home Premium or better (Starter & Basic Editions don’t support Aero)
* 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
* 1 GB of system memory
* a DirectX 9 compatible graphics processor with a Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) driver and a minimum of 128 MB of Video RAM
* 40 GB hard drive with 15 GB free space
2. OK, on the desktop, right-click and click on “Personalize”.
3. Click on “Theme”.
4. A window should pop up, with a list on the lower-right corner.
5. The setting should be on “Vista Basic” or something else.
6. At the top of the list it says “Windows Aero”
7. Click it, then click apply then ok and you’re done!

Tips

* To get the cool Windows Flip 3D feature, click the windows button (start button) + the tab button then let go of the tab button but keep youre finger on the windows button. To scroll, use youre mouse’s scroll wheel or the arrow keys on the keyboard.
* The popular Windows Vista Glass can be activated by clicking the check box labelled “Enable transparency” – this is located in “Windows Color and Appearance” in the Personalization window.
* Other features include the “Live Thumbnails” To get this feature, just put youre pointer on the bar of the window at the taskbar, and a little “thumbnail” will show the window, animations and all.

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