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Solved aero theme on windows vista home basic

lil domii

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everyone knows vista should have the aero theme, right? i don't. maybe it is the home basic os? i also saw on the taskbar properties that it says "show windows preview" and i have this box checked

and also no thumbnails, just the name of the window. (bottom right)

thanks for any help given
and i will help in return
getting those thumbnails will look a bit cooler than just "top sites" or a name a window.

Dom
 

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mpcrsc562

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#2
start button > right click "computer" > should tell you which version at top of page. home basic does not have aero glass effect (you probably knew already)
 

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He does now - hehe...
 

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There are some aero alternatives...
 

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or type winver into the run box
 

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lil domii

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lol i did know aero wasn't included - my thread post was sarcasm. Why doesn't the checked box work like it should? or is there anyway to download the/an aero theme from anywhere?
wait a mo i will have a look..
Dom
 

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Sarcasm? Yeah, I've heard of that! :D
 

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lil domii

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hey, why does it say my thread is solved? it isn't!
why does it not show thumbnails when i have the box checked?
that has nothin to do with no aero does it?
 

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    2.0 ghz intel pentium dual-core processor t4200 800mhz fsb
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    Acer CathedralPeak Rev
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    4gb
    Graphics Card(s)
    Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500
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    Realtek
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    15.6" HD CineCrystal LCD
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