Enable Slow-Motion Aero Animations in Windows Vista

Windows Aero is the graphical user interface(GUI) and the default theme in most editions of Windows Vista and Windows 7, operating systems which have been released by Microsoft. It is an interactive graphical user interface which feels like glass. We all want to do something that is extra ordinary and which you can show off to your friends and peers. One such thing you can do with your Aero animations is to slow them down.

Although this is something very out of the box but it comes with strings attached. This is not something useful and to make it work you will need to hold down the shift key. This is a very arduous thing for a human to do. The slowing down of the animations will only occur when you will minimize a window, restore a window, close a window and open a window. To start with, you should note that this will only work if you are already able to run Windows Aero glass theme.

First you will need to open an administrator mode command prompt. You can do this by following these steps. First click the Start menu open and then in the search box type in the keywords “cmd”. Then you will need to use the Ctrl+Shift+Enter shortcut to launch the command promt in its administrative mode. Once you have done this we will want to restart the Desktop Window Manager with these two commands: net stop uxsms and net start uxsms.

Now you have managed to do something that will be fun showing off to your friends. You have enabled the slowing down of the animations. All you need to do is to press the shift key while doing what had been told before which will activate the slowing down of the animations. The speed of the slowing down of animation is not configurable therefore we cannot change it to our interest.

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