Enabling Aero theme in Windows® Vista
What are the tips to enable Windows Aero theme in Windows Vista?
Windows Vista is a very popular and high-performing Operating System from Microsoft. It is packed with a lot of features that boost the performance value. This includes the 3D look of Windows. The 3D look of Windows is caused due to the aero feature that runs in the back ground. For enabling the Aero feature in Windows Vista, you would need good hardware configuration. Before enabling of Aero feature, you have to make sure that your system has got all the system requirements by verifying the Windows Experience Index. If there are issues with the enabling of the Aero feature, you have to make sure that the video drivers that you have installed are genuine.
Following are tips to enable Windows Aero theme in Windows Vista:
- Enabling Aero
- System requirements
- Things to keep in mind
Right click on the desktop. After that, click on the ‘Personalize’ tab. Then select ‘Window Color and Appearance’. After that, choose 'Appearance properties'. The default style might be 'Windows Vista Basic'. Check from the scroll list and select 'Windows Aero'. After that, click on ‘Apply’ and then on ‘OK’. Then go back to the desktop. You will see that Windows Vista Aero is enabled.
You need to have the minimum system requirements fulfilled in order to enable the Windows aero theme. In order to do this, you need to have a high-speed processor. The performance of the theme will vary depending on the system requirements. 512 MB of RAM is needed for the Aero theme to work properly. A high RPM hard disk is also necessary for the computer.
When you first install Windows Vista, you might not have the Aero features enabled. Before enabling the Aero features, make sure that you have the drivers for your graphics card installed. Sometimes, you might only have partial aero effects. This may happen because Windows might think your machine is not powerful enough to run these effects without affecting the performance. But it would not stop you from enabling the aero features.
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