1.    16 Dec 2016 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10 Pro

    Is there a way to disable dwm.exe for troubleshooting purposes?

    Hello guys, I am having very random freezes of my system (it could be after 2 hrs, or a week) and would like to try that first if possible.
    Disabling dwm.exe means running Windows in its classic (win2000 looking) mode right? Is it possible on Windows 10 Pro?
    Thank you
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  2.    16 Dec 2016 #2
    Join Date : Dec 2016
    Round Rock, Texas
    Posts : 5
    windows 10

    Re: dwm.exe

    Below are links that should provide information to your question.
    Fix: Dwm.exe issues on Windows 10
    How to disable dwm.exe or stop from the startup
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  3.    17 Dec 2016 #3
    Join Date : Dec 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    in services I don't have the needed "Desktop Window Manager
    perhaps this is Windows 7 thing?

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