Aero doesn't start

AeonSoul

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Feb 21, 2012
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I've got this slightly annoying issue.

Sometimes, not very often, when I boot Win7, Aero suddenly crashes (only at the boot of the system), leaving me with the default Win7 look.
The only way to get it back on is to restart the system.

It seems that the delegated service to manage Aero (Desktop window manager, or something like that), is not responding. Even if I restart the service it won't restart Aero.

It's really not a big issue, just annoying. Anyone has any idea what can cause this and how to fix it?
 

Maelstrom

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Feb 25, 2012
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Have you tried running the Aero troubleshooter? A lot of the time this happens because of some start up program that forces the theme to change to basic mode so that the application runs better. It used to do it all the time with iTunes on my computer until I stopped using iTunes.

Run the troubleshooter and if it fixes it then it's probably an issue with some program your running.

Here,

Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Troubleshooting\Appearance and Personalization

That's the directory for the Aero troubleshooter. It's always seemed to solve my problems with it crashing.
 
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