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\015 I read that the aero gui is not enabled in vista home basic but you can activate it by using regedit by changing the values of composition and composition policy? \015\012\015\012Some say it doesn't work? so does it work or not because i dont want to just change stuff in my registry?\015

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All you need to do is to change the values of 2 registry keys and restart Windows Vista.
  1. Open the registry by pressing Windows + R, or typing regedit in run command.
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  3. Navigate to the key Hkey_Current_User \\ Software \\ Microsoft \\ Windows \\ DWM \\ and change the value of the entry Composition to 1 and the value of Composition Policy to 0.
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  5. Now you can select the Aero interface by right-clicking on the desktop and selecting Personalize from the menu.
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  7. Switch to Colors and Appearance and click on Classic Appearance Properties and choose Windows Vista Aero from the menu.
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