Vista Aero Help

  [DELETED] 18:26 06 Jun 2006

Laptop has a 64mb geforce 4 and supports pixel shader 2.0 and supports 32bits per pixel.
Will i be able to run vista aero theme.

  [DELETED] 18:29 06 Jun 2006

plus my screen resolution is 1400x1050

  [DELETED] 18:31 06 Jun 2006

Should be ok, but it will probably "lag" abit
There was a thread about this yesterday click here

  [DELETED] 18:33 06 Jun 2006

ok thanks mattyc_92

  [DELETED] 18:39 06 Jun 2006

Download the Windows Vista upgrade advisor from Microsoft which will test you components in your computer and tell you if the graphics would be able to run aero. It probably won't because when I ran it it says that you need 128mb dedicated graphics memory. Try it anyway

click here

  [DELETED] 18:42 06 Jun 2006

Hi, i tried that and it says you require a 128mb grahphics card but i saw this click here

  [DELETED] 16:29 07 Jun 2006

but not greatly because your 64mb graphics card will only support up to less than 1,310,720 pixels were as the 128, 256mb will be able to support more than double.

  [DELETED] 16:44 07 Jun 2006

so will it work on my screen that has 1400x1050 resolution
thanks for the replies

  [DELETED] 17:00 07 Jun 2006

work. I am also pleased that my computer will support it. Thanks for the link to the Vista Footnotes.


  [DELETED] 17:07 07 Jun 2006

no prob, thanks 2 m8

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