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I have a Dell Inspiron 1520 (Intel Core 2 Duo T5250 / 2 GB RAM / Nvidia 8600M GT running 190.89 drivers / Windows 7 Ultimate). I had recently installed the LogMeIn Firefox addon, so that I can control and access my system. After a system restart, I find that Aero is disabled. On clicking on Troubleshoot problems with Aero link, I am told "To allow Aero effects to be displayed, close any problems that use mirror drivers such as Live Mesh or Windows Remote Assistance".

I presumed this was because of LogMeIn drivers, however uninstalling it has no effect. I do not use Live Mesh, and Windows Remote Assistance either. What can I do to have Aero enabled again?

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Open the Device Manager, disable the "LogMeIn Mirror Driver" under "Display adapters" and reboot.

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Thanks, that worked. Wonder why the uninstall did not remove the drivers. – Sathya Dec 13 '09 at 15:57
    
because LogMeIn is a useless PoS (piece of software), i wonder why people using it at all when they can have Teamviewer for free. – Molly7244 Dec 13 '09 at 16:03
    
Well for one I can access it from my workplace. I can't access my system from work using Teamviewer. – Sathya Dec 13 '09 at 16:13
    
run the Teamviewer Host Server as windows service on your home computer, never failed me. unless you're not allowed to use Teamviewer at work, of course. – Molly7244 Dec 13 '09 at 16:24
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not even the portable version? works from USB and doesn't have to be installed on your work computer? – Molly7244 Dec 13 '09 at 20:35

This happened to me because I was cut off in a session by a power outage, simply log-in to the machine remotely and disconnect properly, Aero should magically reappear.

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