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How To Enable Aero View In Win 7?


Yesterday, i tried to install lepord transformation on my windows 7 laptop. Which i was able to install correctly but after restarting my computer i couldn't open my computer window. So, i uninstalled the lepord transformation software. But since then my taskbar, and computer view has changed to old style ( looks like windows 2000). Not like windows 7 anymore. Even when i am changing the themes its not getting changed to windows 7 view. I just found out after exploring all the help options the aero view is disabled but its not giving me any option to enable it. Please help me to get† my windows 7 view back.

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Aero View - Outlook 2007 & Other Programs

Update: these actually appears to happen when i have any program running, but it is not happening all the time. I noticed that when i have outlook 2007 (all office updates) running, when i move my cursor to "aero view" my open ie & tabs, they momentarily show but if i'm not fast enough i can select the ie/tab i want. The problem does not occur when outlook 2007 is not running.

The other problem i noted with aero view, is that when i 'right-click' on the ie icon (whether i have other programs running or not), the options momentarily appear but disappear to quickly to allow selection of an item in that menu.


Posted On: 2010-01-26 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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That did not work. I did go through tons of problems regarding thumbnails in the forums, but could not find a solution to my problem. I am using windows 7 professional 64 bit. I never had a problem with thumbnails in windows xp. Now i am struggling and i want to view my thumbnails again. I just don't know what else i can do. I must be missing something in the settings; but what?


Posted On: 2010-05-23 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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I recently purchased a new hp laptop with windows 7 home premium. However, i cannot activate my firewall. When i go into my firewall settings from the control panel, it doesn't even allow me to click the 'turn windows firewall on or off' option to the left. Now, it stated in my firewall settings that "these settings are being managed by vendor application norton firewall provider".

So i thought perhaps my norton firewall was interfering with it, so i turned off its smart firewall. But i still can't turn on my windows firewall. In fact, i cannot click most of the options in my firewall settings at all (turn firewall on/off, restore defaults, change settings etc). The only thing i can click is the advanced settings and troubleshoot.


Posted On: 2010-03-05 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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When i go into ports, it wont allow me to click onto this. I have even tried installing directly from the cd using the usb cable. Once again it installs but wont print and tells me to turn on bi directional support. How can i turn it on if it is greyed out?†All the drivers†and networking settings are set correctly. When i attempt to print, the message comes up unable to connect to printer, turn on bi directional support. This is greyed out though.


Posted On: 2010-03-12 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Cannot Enable Audio Device

I have a laptop toshiba tecra m11 with w7 64 pro. After a windows update i do not have any more sound. I cannot enable the audio device. - I do not have a restore point to use

- I have tried to disable/enable the sound card
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- I have tried both drivers, 1 from the toshiba support website, one from the sound card manufacturer, realtek. Both not working

- Windows device manager tells that the sound card is working properly even if there is a cross (white cross inside a red circle) telling 'no speakers or headphones are plugged in".

- After running the troubleshooter, i am told the audio device is disable. I cannot enable it. I would like some sound. Any help ?


Posted On: 2010-06-13 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Re Enable Mail In Win7

Hi, many users would be very thankful if microsoft would re-enable windows mail included in windows 7. Is there any chance that they will listen to users regarding this? Not all people wanna use windowslive mail, specially when original windows mail from vista is still included in windows 7, but disabled by default. Windows contacts folder in home directory is also present and working, but i cannot send mail from there until i re-enable windows mail again.

If you wanted to remove windows mail, you should delete entire windows mail program folder also with contacts folder and not only disable it, hide executable†and disappoint large group of users. Windows live mail installs many additional services and using separate folders for every mail account what is very annoying. Why you wanna force users to use live services/applications if they want simple mail client for one or two pop3 accounts? Current tutorial for enabling windows mail >>> http://www.Sevenforums.com/tutorials/5481-windows-mail.html even if i can follow this guide, it would be very nice from†microsoft if they would release very small optional update to enable windows mail. It's really easy and disabling windows mail was imo bad decision.

Who can i contact to get this message to correct people?My suggestion would be similar like that tutorial, only with two changes. - Modify mail code and remove from toolbar windows calendar button. (Currently not working without†downloading vista calendar)- modify windows mail toolbar to look like windows 7 explorer (no icons, light blue color and blue text)doing all this must be for your programmers so easy that it is not even worth mentioning. Hey microsoft! You cannot imagine how many users would this small change make happy and sell even more copies of windows 7.


Posted On: 2010-07-20 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

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When i installed windows 7 last weekend, there was a power icon in the system tray that i unintentionally disabled. How do i get it back?†There is no entry for power when i click customize on the systray so i can't enable it through the ui. I also looked in the registry to verify that†the icon was not disabled there.

The ups shows up in the device manager and powercfg correctly identifies it (apc es550). The battery is obviously working because i can unplug the ups and the machine continues to work. It would be nice though, to be able to see the battery status.

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Posted On: 2010-01-21 . View Related Posts . . View 15 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-11-25 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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http://i607. Photobucket.com/albums/tt156/jamesbrad91/help2.png

Anyone know how to fix this, so i can pick my taskbar color and opacity settings?


Posted On: 2010-01-15 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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I just done clean install my†windows 7 x64 recently. The problem is my system can't enable my usb wireless adapter. I have d-link airplus g dwl-g122 wireless usb adapter(rev. C). Windows always
Keep disable my adapter whenever i try to enable it. Already done updating drivers through d-link website & windows update. When i run diagnostics, troubleshooter give me this message: "there might be a problem with the driver for the wireless network connection adapter. Windows couldn't automatically bind the ip protocol stack to the network adapter. "

Below are the details:
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Description . . . . . . . . . . : D-link airplus g dwl-g122 wireless usb adapter(rev. C)
Manufacturer . . . . . . . . . : D-link corporation
Provider . . . . . . . . . . . : Ralink
Version . . . . . . . . . . . : 4. 0. 8. 0
Inf file name . . . . . . . . . : C:windowsinfoem23. Inf
Inf file date . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, 23 february, 2010 11:01:16 pm
Section name . . . . . . . . . : Rtwlan_c3. Ndi
Hardware id . . . . . . . . . . : Usbvid_07d1&pid_3c03
Instance status flags . . . . . : 0x180600a
Device manager status code . . : 0
Iftype . . . . . . . . . . . . : 71
Physical media type . . . . . . : 9

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Posted On: 2010-04-22 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-04-12 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-12-10 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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I still have a lower version ie at work and also windows xp and it works there. But get home and i always have to use the mouse to click on the address if it shows in the list. Please help me enable this feature, if it still exists. If it doesn't then i am not a happy camper.


Posted On: 2010-05-25 . View Related Posts . . View 9 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-08-14 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

How To Enable Wireless Adapter To See Ad Hoc Networks?

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Posted On: 2010-01-13 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-11-27 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-10-28 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-03-04 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-07-18 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-16 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-02-02 . View Related Posts . . View 16 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-04-21 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-04-11 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-04-27 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-06-05 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-02-28 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-05-15 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-04-17 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-05-25 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .