Desktop composition problem?

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ming

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Still using beta version here. Having a problem with the desktop after turning off all visual enhancements. When I turn them back on, vista has lost the capability to show opaque windows, also the flip 3d no longer works. I think it's got something to do with the desktop composition function, but how do I access this function to enable it?
 

NetRyder

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Click Start. Type in services.msc
Look for "Desktop Window Manager Session Manager" - make sure it's set to Automatic, and that it's started.

If it's already started, right-click the Desktop, select Personalize. Click Window Color and Appearance, then click the "Open classic appearance properties..." link. Make sure "Windows Aero" is selected as the color scheme.
 

ming

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oh... Windows Aero option is missing from the list.
that's weird. how do i get it back?
 

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