Windows 7 Discussion on Windows 7 and operating it on the Dell Mini series.
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Join Date: Mar 2009
12-02-2009, 11:39 AM
I turned off quite alot of the Aero effects because
A) I dont like them...they look tacky...and trasparency is distracting. i prefer the OSX aqua "theme"
B) Any little bit of extra performance i can squeeze out of it is good
I turned off the transparency, made the window "padding" smaller, turned off the minimize animations and turned off the drop shadows for icons on the desktop. I think i turned off something else too but cant remember.
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Aperture Laboratories
12-07-2009, 05:26 PM
I've been using Aero for a few days now, and I haven't noticed any lagging or whatnot. It's actually pretty nice; the entire Windows 7 experience reminds me of the OS X install that I love.
Dell Mini 10v (August 2009) | Intel Atom N270 1.6 GHz | 2 GB RAM | 120 GB 5400rpm HD | OS X 10.6.8 (borked) / Windows 8 Consumer Preview
GA-X58-USB3 (January 2011) | Intel i7-950 3.2 GHz (OC'd) | 6 GB RAM | 1 TB 7200rpm HD / 120 GB 5400rpm HD | Windows 7 Ultimate / Windows 8 Consumer Preview / OS X 10.7.2
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Norwich, UK
12-08-2009, 09:49 AM
Aero worked fine for me on my Mini 9 so I kept it running, however on my 10/12 it was a bit laggy and unappealing so I switched to basic.
That power saver seems like a good idea, switching to down to basic when on battery.
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