Posts under Aero tag.

Apply Aero Glass Effect in Windows 8 with Glass 8

In some of my recent posts, some readers, especially customization lovers, have asked me, how I had applied Aero glass effect in Windows 8, to the windows in articles screenshots. Today, in this article, I’m going to answer their question. We […]

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Fix: Aero not working in Windows 10/8/7

Windows 7 does not enable Aero Glass effect on its own. Moreover, you need to verify whether your version of Windows 7 supports Aero feature or not. If you find that your Aero feature is not enabled or working in […]

Optimize Windows 10 Performance by tweaking Visual Effects

Although Microsoft claims – and with justification too – that Windows 10/8 is the most optimized and fastest OS provided by them, there will always be tweak enthusiasts and power users who want to squeeze out the last drop of […]

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Does disabling Aero really improve performance in Windows?

Windows Aero, acronym for Authentic, Energetic, Reflective, Open, is the graphical user interface, the module of Windows that processes the GUI and the default theme in most editions of Windows 10/8/7/Vista operating systems released by Microsoft. On many blogs and […]

Tweak and tune Windows Aero with AeroTuner

AeroTuner is a portable freeware application which was created as example for DWM programming article. Can be useful because. It allows you to change all DWM parameters separately without restarting DWM.

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Microsoft: Windows 7 x64 users may want to turn off Aero for the moment

Microsoft is investigating a new public report of a vulnerability in the Canonical Display Driver (cdd.dll) in Windows operating system. Although it is possible that the vulnerability could allow code execution, successful code execution is unlikely due to memory randomization. […]

Why has my color scheme been changed to Windows 7 Basic ?

If while working on your Windows 7 you suddenly receive an error message: The color scheme has been changed to Windows 7 Basic or maybe some aero visual element such as window frame transparency has been turned off, then the […]

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Aero theme doesn’t work in Windows 7

Windows 7 comes with some helpful tools for troubleshooting Aero themes, one of those troubleshooting tools can help you to identify problems with your current display settings that may be prevent you from enabling and running Aero Themes on your […]

14 Aero Glass gadgets for Windows 7 & Vista

Check out and download this pack of 14 gadgets for Windows 7 & Vista, with aero glass effect. The download pack consists of: – Calendar : re-sizable desktop calendar – Clock : analogue desktop clock – Control : shutdown, restart or […]

Aero Glass applications for Windows 7

For the Aero Glass fans out there, here are some smart replacement applications with the glassy aero look for your Windows 7 & Vista : A Notepad, Calculator & a Command Prompt. Download and use them to give a smart […]

Enable Aero in Windows 7 or Vista Home Basic Edition easily

Aero is normally not available in Windows Vista Home Basic and Windows 7 Home Basic. Furthermorethere is an internal Hardware Check which only allows you to run Aero if passed.  Enable Aero While one may try the suggested manual ways, […]