How to Enable Aero Glass Effect in Windows 7

Windows 7 Aero Glass Effect

Aero Glass effect is one of sexiest feature of windows vista is also extended to Microsoft latest windows operating system windows 7. The Aero Desktop experience lets you to enjoy premium visual experience of windows 7. It features a translucent glass design with sublet windows animations and new windows colors.

Basically in Aero glass effect all your open windows boarders are transparent like glass with power full graphic advance. In order to enable Aero in windows 7 you need to have good hardware configuration. I have seen many users looking for how to enable aero effect in windows 7.chek out below steps to enable aero in windows 7.

How to Enable Aero Glass Effect in Windows 7

1. Once you have finished Installing Windows 7 install updated video drivers for your windows 7

2. Refresh your WEI (Windows Experience Index) Score. In order to refresh WEI right on My Computer -> Properties, A New window with System information will be displayed.

Window 7 System Information

3. Click on Performance Information and Tools at bottom right side of window.

Refresh Windows Experiance Index.

4. Now click Re-run the assessment

Or you can simply Click on start->type cmd or Command Prompt-> and type following command

winsat formal

Once your Windows Experience Index is recalculated and if its higher then 3.0, Aero in Windows 7 will get automatically enabled.

You can change colors by righ clicking on desktop-> Personalize -> Select Windows Colors

We are not aware of any working registry hack to enable aero in windows 7 but we will update you once we get any such Hack / Trick to Enable Aero in Windows 7 . Mean while stay tune with us.

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22 thoughts on “How to Enable Aero Glass Effect in Windows 7”

  1. theres some problem updating my WEI.

    “Cannot complete assessment.
    The assessment or other operation did not complete successfully.This is due to an error being reported from the operating system,driver or other component.”

    What do i do??

  2. mine says the windows experience index for your system could not be computed. unable to run an assessment inside a virtual machine. winsat cannot obtain accurate measurements inside of a virtual machine. please try again running directly on a native hardware

  3. I CHANGED MY WINDOWS THEME TO CLASSIC THEME BY MISTAKE…SO AM TRYING TO CHANGE IT TO WINDOWS 7 THEME …ITS SAYING ONE OFF THE SETTINGS IS TURNED OFF BY ADMINISTRATOR !!! SO HOW CAN I TURN IT ON ??

  4. Thanks guys.
    Win Stupid was telling me that my video drivers are incapable of aero, and that I should get newer ones. So I (stupid #2) wasted a whole day finding different versions for my card and installing them, just for nothing.
    Since I’m an IT guy, I was inches from burning the darn notebook.
    I ran the performance scoring and aero turned on like a charm.
    Thanks again.
    That was crazy.

  5. i just did this, and it gave me a 4.1 score..which of course is higher than 3.0..but still, no aero effects =/ and i cant select aero themese either, it complains about several things..i need 32bit colors, which i have..etc etc..WHATS THE DEAL? =/ my pc now looks like win 98 since a couple of days ago, after it switched itself from cool to..win 98 =/

  6. i got a score rating of 5.9 window experience index i still having the same problem. I rght clkci the start icon and go into properties and i still seeing the aero effect is grayed out i done all the test aand yet still not working i know my garphics card supports this but keeps telling its not

  7. Thx a mil, i was wanting a live animer wallpaper needed this for dreamscene thx a mil!!!! worked like a charm xP

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