Resolving Windows® 7 Aero Disabled Issue
Is the Aero feature on your Windows 7 getting disabled automatically? Find out how to solve the problem.
Windows 7 is the latest operating system from Microsoft. This OS has become very popular because of the large numbers of features and options that is included with the OS. Windows 7 comes preloaded with Windows Search, Windows Defender, Windows gadgets and Windows Aero. Windows Aero is a part of enhanced graphical user interface and it makes the Windows 7 OS extremely visually appealing. Windows 7 Aero has many Aero effects and also makes managing the desktop of Windows 7 easy. Windows 7 Aero includes subtle animations and translucent glass window that can be personalized. The Aero on Windows 7 also enables users to view thumbnail sized preview which can be very useful if users are engaged in more than one activity. Although using Aero on Windows 7 is easy, there are some problems that might come up with the use of it. These include Aero freezing, Aero getting disabled automatically and so on. If the Aero on Windows 7 gets disabled automatically, then users can enable it again using the Control Panel or using the personalize option in the desktop.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding causes of Aero getting automatically disabled in Windows 7:
- Low memory
- Power settings configuration
- Incompatible application
The Aero feature on Windows 7 requires the system to have a minimum memory. If your system does not have the required memory and some graphics cards have increased their own dedicated video memory by assigning system memory. If there is not enough system memory to be allocated at the suitable time of increase, Windows Aero gets disabled automatically. This is also applicable if users have opened too many windows and memory on the system is low. Once the memory of the system is freed up, the Aero theme would get enabled.
Power settings configuration
As Windows Aero is very graphical and visually pleasing it consumes some amount of power. Windows 7 has many power related settings and if the power settings on your computer operating on Windows 7 have been configured to save maximum power, Windows would automatically turn off the Aero feature.
Some applications for Windows 7 are known to be incompatible with the Aero feature. If such applications are running in the background of the system when Aero is being enabled, then the Aero feature would be automatically turned off. Such problems can be solved by finding the incompatible application running in the background and then removing them.
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