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Windows 7 aero broken

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medo145

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Things I have tried to get aero back

Reboot
Troubleshoot problems with transparency and aero effects
Changed themes
Restarted desktop window manager and themes services
Re-ran assessment for WEI

Does anyone have any other suggestion as to how to get aero back?
 

Alaric

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Have you checked Computer>Properties>Advanced System Settings>Performance>Settings>Visual Effects? If so and the boxes are checked maybs sfc?
 
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medo145

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Yes, sorry forgot to mention those as well. all visual effects are checked and ran sfc.
 
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medo145

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Can someone confirm if all options are present or if I have some missing.

perfoptions.png
 

Alaric

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Looks like everything is checked. I pick "best appearance" because I have the horsepower to spare. I would imagine you do, too. But you say it just quit working, right? As in it worked before?
 
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medo145

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Yes, I've had it crap out before and restarting would bring it back. Seemed like the display driver crashed when it went away. I have also tried removing the drivers and installed fresh ones. I really don't want to reinstall windows for something as silly as this.
 
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Got it back, not sure if it's related to what i did. In device manager I uninstalled all the display adapters and deleted the driver software for the device. After reboot it was working. What a bizarre issue.