How To Enable Aero Glass Effect In Windows 8


For those of you who have just installed Windows 8 you will be surprised to see that the beautiful Aero Glass Effect is no longer present. However, there is a workaround to get the Aero Glass Effect in Windows 8. This method is more of a bug instead of a proper method since it manipulates the High Contrast Background settings to enable Aero. You can see the complete method from Continue Reading →

How To Change Windows 7 Taskbar Thumbnail Preview Size

The Windows 7 taskbar thumbnail preview is quite a handy feature which displays the content of the active windows. As is the case with any operating system feature, people like to tweak different OS features to make them according to their desired outlook. If you wish to tweak the Windows 7 taskbar thumbnail live preview settings then you should use Aero WinShark. It is a portable tool for Windows 7 Continue Reading →

Aero QLaunch Is A Stylish 3D Quick Launch Toolbar For Windows 7

Aero QLaunch is a stylish 3D quick launch toolbar for Windows 7 and Windows 8, which displays all programs housed within the quick launch folder, in the form of 3D bubbles, upon mouse hover. What makes it different from other default Windows toolbars, is its unique bubble icons, which are displayed with a mouse hover over the icon of Aero QLaunch  (located next to the system tray).

How To Get Windows 8 Aero Glass Effect In Windows 7

The Windows 8 Aero effect is slightly different from Windows 7 Aero. In this post I will tell you how to get the Windows 8 style Aero Glass Effect for Windows 7. The below procedure involves using a simple third-party theme called Windows 8 VS for Win7, which has been developed by “fediaFedia”. The style itself is quite simple and not much has been changed. The only difference is how Continue Reading →

Get Windows 8 Aero Color Rotation Feature In Windows 7 – AeroRainbow

One of the many expected features of  Windows 8 is the ability to rotate Aero Glass color according to the color scheme of the current wallpaper. AeroRainbow is a third-party software which automatically change the Windows 7 Aero color according to the current wallpaper, active window, by random order or according to your predefined color shades. AeroRainbow has been developed by the same developer who brought us AeroTuner, which I Continue Reading →

Get Mirro, The Audio Player With Transparent Aero Glass Interface

Mirro Player is a transparent audio player with the Windows 7 Aero Glass look. It has an Aero style see through interface which completely merges with the existing wallpaper. It supports many file formats such as WAV, Mp4, Mp3, WMV, and MOV and many more. It’s auto playlist feature, saves your playback list and repeats it in a loop. This audio player has been developed by dncube from the Ask Continue Reading →

Get Mac Style Application Launching Dock For Windows 7 With RocketDock

RocketDock is a smoothly animated,  application launcher. It provides a nice clean interface to create shortcuts for easy access and organization. The items are completely customizable with added Taskbar support. You can place the dock at the top, bottom left or right side of the desktop and add or remove items at your convenience. RocketDock comes with Aero Glass look which makes it quite elegant.

How To Start, Stop, Restart & Pause Services In Windows Home Server 2011

Certain services in Windows based servers are not active be default. Just like in Windows Server 2008 R2, the Aero glass effect is not active as the themes service requires being activated. Since Windows Home Server 2011 is based on Windows Server 2008 R2, therefore, activation and deactivation of services is similar to the former. In this post I will tell you how to start/stop services in Windows Home Server Continue Reading →