Enable Aero® in Windows® 7 Starter Edition
Do you want to know the ways to enable Aero in Windows 7 Starter Edition?
Windows 7 Starter Edition is an edition of Windows 7. The main advantage of the Windows 7 Starter Edition is that it is the cheapest edition in Windows 7. Windows 7 Starter Edition is a very simple and easy to use operating system. This edition combines the latest reliability and responsiveness of Windows. The main point about the Windows 7 Starter Edition is that it is only available for netbooks. This edition of Windows 7 simplifies everyday task with the features like Aero, JumpLists, Pin, Snap and Windows Search in it. The connecting to the printers and devices are done very easily in Windows 7 Starter Edition. Internet Explorer 8 keeps users safe while web browsing. Joining a home network and connecting to wireless networks for sharing files, printers etc. become very easy and simple in Windows 7 Starter Edition.
Discussed below are some points that can help the users to know more about Aero in Windows 7:
- Aero features
- Enabling Aero using registry hack
- Enabling Aero using Control Panel
Aero feature available in Windows 7 are used for managing the desktop of the system. There are different types of Aero effects. They are Aero Peek, Aero Shake, Aero Snap and Aero Flip. Aero Peek gives windows preview in thumbnail by hovering over the icon in taskbar. By clicking on them, the user will get that window opened. Aero Shake, as the name says, is visible as you click on a window from lots of opened windows and shake it, then that window will get opened for you and all others will get minimized. If you shake it once more, then all other windows will get restored. The Aero Snap feature is used for maximizing a window by clicking and dragging that window to the top of your screen. If you want to see two windows then click and drag one to the right side and other to left side. Then, both can fit the screen automatically. Aero Flip can give a 3D effect to the users. This can allow the users to flip between the windows.
Enabling Aero using registry hack
The Aero feature in Windows 7 can be enabled using the registry. For that, first click on the 'Start' button and select 'Run'. Then, type regedit in the required field. By navigating through the registry keys displayed, reach DWM. Now, you have to create some entries in that registry key and the user have to set some values for those entries. After that procedure, close the regedit. To enable Aero feature in Windows 7, right click on desktop, personalize, and finally on Windows colors.
Choose the Control Panel and click on 'System Security' followed on system. Now, click on the advanced system settings and then on performance settings. Under the 'Visual Effects' tab, there is an option which is checked by default. The option is 'Let Windows choose what’s best for my computer'. Below this option, there are is a list of visual effects. Select the option for customizing and select all the effects from the list and click on 'Apply' and then on 'OK'. Now, all the Aero features can be enabled in your system.
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