"Beck" <beck@none> wrote in message news:eYf4FI6RHHA.4844@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
> "AiAidevil" <AiAidevil@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> Hello everyone!
>> I just got Windows Vista Home Premium on my powerful laptop.
>> I formatted my drive to NTFS before I installed. Then after the
>> installation, some drivers like Graphic, Sounds and Network are missing. I
>> went to my manufacturer's website (TOSHIBA) to install those drivers. It
>> worked perfectly. But, I cannot use some functions and my computer's rate
>> I cannot use FLIP 3D, the Taskbar program preview (when a program is
>> in the taskbar) and Windows Aero.
>> But, Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor said that I can use those functions.
>> All the other functions like Games, Media Center and so on works perfectly
>> instead of Chess Titans which lags a bit.
>> Here are my system's capacities :
>> - Graphics : nVidia GeForce FX Go5200 with 64MB of RAM (cannot change
>> because it's embedded in the motherboard). Display resolution : 1440x900
>> - Sounds : Realtek Audio
>> - Memory : 2GB of RAM
>> - Processor : Intel Pentium 4 with 3,2Ghz
>> - Disk space : 80Gb
>> What can I do to make those functions work?
>> Can you help me? Thanks!
> In device manager, go to your graphics card. In the properties does it say
> anything about the drivers being WDDM ? You have to have special WDDM
> drivers for aero to work (along with other technical abilities of graphics
The driver for my ATI card at one time had WDDM beside it. I updated
them the other day, and it doesn't say that now. They work fine, Aero
is on. My Performance Score even went up to 4.2 from a 3.8. That's
still my lowest score. But, they seem to work great.