RE: Can't turn Aero on...
Go to personalize, then Window Color and appearance. Then select "Open
classic appearance properties for more color options". Windows aero should
be in the pulldown menu.
> I have windows vista home premium, and it initially had the aero theme
> turned on, but at some point in time it went away and I didn't notice it
> at the time so i'm not sure what could have caused it. I did do basic
> performance tweaks like turning off certain services and startup
> programs, but i'm not sure if any of those are connected to aero.
> When I go to the control panel>personalize>themes it only shows a
> "windows vista" theme, no aero. When that theme is selected, in the
> window color and appearance options it doesn't have any of the aero
> features. I've searched online and can't find anything concerning why
> the option doesn't turn up in my theme selection and haven't had aero
> for about half a year now =/