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Cool effects of Vista

by pasomalo / February 16, 2008 1:41 AM PST

Hi all, I'm kinda of new to Vista, does anyone know how to get those cool effects in Windows Vista, like when you drag a window it ripples or looks like jello, I'm hope you guys understand. I have Aero enabled, but I still can't get these cool effects to work.

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Hang in...
by glenn30 / February 16, 2008 10:08 AM PST
In reply to: Cool effects of Vista

When John Wilkinson sees your post I feel confident he will have the answer.

Sorry I am unable to help but am using that feature which was already set on my system. I too like it.


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It is nice
by pasomalo / February 16, 2008 11:56 AM PST
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I like it too, i'm curious who this john wilkinson is, thanks anyway though, i can't find anything online.

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It's this really wierd person...
by John.Wilkinson / February 16, 2008 12:47 PM PST
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If I were you I wouldn't listen to a word he says. Happy

Anyhow, such a visual effect is not actually a standard part of Vista. There are shadows, fades, and stretches, but when you drag a window around it should be smooth with the only visual effect being the pattern in the transparent boarders 'moving.' Thus, I suspect that the effect you saw was either a glitch caused by an outdated graphics card or, more likely, a third-party application the person installed to add new visual effects.


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I guess its not built in
by pasomalo / February 17, 2008 4:52 AM PST

Nice meeting you John, thanks for your response. That thought came to mind since I had Aero turned on and my video card is good enough to handle it.

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