How to enable Windows Aero?
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Windows Aero is a set of measures implementedfor graphical configuration of the virtual desktop on a computer with the Windows operating system, which was first introduced in Windows Vista. Windows Aero creates visual effects, playing with color, the effect of 3D and the translucence of open windows. This option is available in versions of Home Premium, Ultimate, Business and Enterprise operating systems Windows Vista and Windows 7.
In Windows 8, it was only partially saved, because it replaced the new interface Modern UI.
As a rule, Windows Aero is included in the system by default, but there is always the possibility to turn it off. Below is an instruction on how to enable Windows Aero on your computer:
- Right-click on the desktop and select "Personalization."
- Below you will see a list of optional settings. Click the "Window Color" button.
- Before you open the color setup menu andthe appearance of windows. There you can choose the color of the windows from the suggested ones or, if desired, customize the desired color by opening the hidden menu "Show Color Settings". In addition, you can adjust its intensity, saturation and brightness, turn on or, vice versa, turn off the transparency effect, etc.
- Clicking on the line "Additional design options", you can select the desired color, size and font for any graphic element of the operating system.
It should also be mentioned that the Windows interfaceAero manages not only the color of windows. The effect of glass, implemented in this interface, allows you to focus specifically on the contents of the window. There is an option to preview the contents of the window. In order to glimpse and find out what information is contained in the minimized window, there is no need to open it - just point to the minimized window icon in the taskbar and you will see a thumbnail of this window. If you move the mouse to this sketch, you can view the window in full scale. In addition, in Windows Aero, the effect of smooth rolling down, deploying and moving windows is implemented.
Read also the article How to change the theme in Windows 7.