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

    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. Joined : Dec 2016
    Round Rock, Texas
    Posts : 5
    windows 10
       16 Dec 2016 #2

    Re: dwm.exe


    kvn864,
    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. Joined : Dec 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10 Pro
       17 Dec 2016 #3

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

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