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What to do if Windows Vista Aero function cannot work on the VAIO computer?

The desktop cannot realize translucent effect (Aero) in Windows Vista.

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When the computer desktop cannot display translucent effect (Aero), please refer to the following information.

  • Whether the computer can meet the requirements of Aero System Configuration.

    When Windows Vista desktop cannot display translucent effect (Aero), it is possible that the computer does not meet the requirements of Aero System Configuration.
    Please refer to the following information and confirm.


  • Whether the computer has set up 32 bit colors.

    If the computer doesn't set up 32 bit colors, please refer to the following steps to change the color settings Highest (32 bit).

    1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.

    2. Click Adjust screen resolution.


    3. Select Highest (32 bit).

    4. Click OK.

    5. Click Yes.



  • Whether the computer has enabled Aero function.

    Please refer to the following related information to enable Aero function.