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The Desktop Window Manager

Last Modified: 2010-06-23
In the application part event viewer I am getting
"The Desktop Window Manager was unable to start because a composited theme is not in use"
I have Windows Vista Home Premium
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The Desktop Window Manager, is primarily responsible for the aero graphical interface.  If you've installed a theme or some other graphics mod, it could be causing the DWM to crash/fail.


I want Aero stuff disabled and all of the other fancy-useless video crap as well. I did not install any themes or graphic mods. I have widows classic theme set. I cannot find where to disable Aero.
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