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 →
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 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).
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 →
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 →
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 →
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.
Beginners who install Windows Server 2008 (including both 32 bit and 64 bit versions), find it stripped of the graphical elegance due to the absence of the Aero effect. In this post I will tell you how to enable WindowsAero effect on Windows Server 2008.
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 →
Ubuntu despite its 11.04 enhancements arguably does not match the elegance of the Windows 7 Aero Glass Look. If you are a Windows user who switched to Ubuntu or just a hardcore Linux fan who wants the Windows Aero Glass effect on your Ubuntu machine. Here is a guide to help you do just that.