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Xar

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All right, I tried to open a program this morning, an add on config program with an older game of mine, and a little box popped up in the corner of my screen telling me that (I hardly recall the wording now) it was not compatable with vista, and something had been reverted to allow it to run. Well, not only does it continue to refuse to run, but it also has changed the setting of the color of program tabs from a sharp black to a light blue, a problem that bothers me most here. Can anyone give me some advice, please?

EDIT: The program works now, odd, but the setting still must be changed, for my programs continue to open with a blue tab, which bothers me to no extent.

Edited by Xar, 11 December 2007 - 10:30 AM.

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If the graphics isn't suitable for Vista AERO, Vista falls back to GDI mode and offers three styles: Vista Basic (which is like Aero without the transparency and stuff), Windows Standard (which looks like Windows 2000), and Windows Classic (which looks like NT 4). Aero is supported only for high performance graphics card, having a Vista graphics performance index of greater or equal 2.0 (that is the bare minimum).

Vista moves away from GDI/GDI+, Microsoft's current graphics API used for the Windows desktop. Instead, Microsoft will use a desktop compositing engine built on DirectX. Each window will be its own 3D surface. There will be a fallback mode for systems that can't handle the 3D load.

I have not run across this problem on my vista computer yet. It may be because i cannot run the AERO interface. I wonder if you try running in XP mode on the game, or not running in aero mode in the graphics would clear this up.

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