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I have Windows Vista on my computer and whenever I login, I always have that aero theme. It's usually see-through/clear, but now it's not. How I can fix this?

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You want it see-through again or you DON'T want it? – Ivo Flipse Oct 10 '09 at 11:54
Aero is the transparent (see-through/clear) Windows and all the special effects. – Josh Hunt Oct 10 '09 at 12:25
The title says: Getting rid of Aero, while his question says: How can I fix it? Contradictionary aint it? It should be: How to I restore the Aero theme? – Ivo Flipse Oct 10 '09 at 13:01
If it's just the theme you don't like, look into custom themes - getting rid of something as useful as the dwm is a silly idea! – Phoshi Oct 10 '09 at 13:07
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To change Aero settings, right click on your desktop and choose "Customise"

You should then be able to choose "Window Color and Appearance" to change transparency and other options.

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You can also click the text at the bottom "Open classic appearance properties for more color options." which should allow you to turn Aero off/on (Sorry, it is not very clear from your question what you are trying to do, so trying to show both solutions!)

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Or take a look at this How-To-Geek article, which elaborates on it! You beat me to it Wil ;-) – Ivo Flipse Oct 10 '09 at 12:04
what article, Ivo? – quack quixote Oct 10 '09 at 13:08

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