1.    02 Oct 2017 #1
    Join Date : May 2017
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    Windows 10 Home, 64bit

    How to turn off Win Aero?


    How can I deactivate Aero for Win 10? And / or use a design needing as less resources as possible?
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  2.    02 Oct 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,069
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Aero disappeared with Win 7. I guess you are referring to the limited transparency effects. Really these occasion very little system load.

    Anyway: Go to the Tutorial section
    Windows 10 Tutorial Index Windows 10 Tutorials
    Search for
    transparency

    (E.g. use CTRL F & F3 in your browser or a menu option as appropriate to search the page)

    Here are some:
    Turn On or Off Transparency Effects in Windows 10 Windows 10 Customization Tutorials
    Change Cortana Search Box Background Transparency in Windows 10 Windows 10 Customization Tutorials
    Turn On or Off Transparency Effects in Windows 10 Windows 10 Customization Tutorials

    You are always free to search and browse the Tutorial section.
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  3.    02 Oct 2017 #3
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
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    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu

    What dalchina said, also to use less resources:
    In file explorer, right click "This PC" and select properties, and it will bring this up, and select Advanced System Settings
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    On the advanced tab, select Performance>settings:
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    Then uncheck what you can do without:
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  4.    02 Oct 2017 #4
    Join Date : May 2017
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    Thread Starter

    Thank you very much, dalchina!

    Alright, yes (little system load), whatever I tried it did not make anything (there are some programs being extremely slow with some processes) (noticeably) faster. Didn't know there are so many settings regarding design / effects.

    Many thanks, Cliff S.

    I have set it like this now:


    Now Win behaves odd:
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  5.    02 Oct 2017 #5

    Those settings have been around a long time, since at least Windows 7, perhaps as early as XP.

    I would just try various combinations of those settings until it behaves how you want it.
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  6.    02 Oct 2017 #6
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    Thread Starter

    Yes, I never used / changed (besides of a very few of them) those kind of settings, I will try a little bit.
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