Aero keeps disabling during gaming.

This is driving me mad.

I know about the properties of the games .exe Disable Desktop Composition to have aero disable immediately launching a game. This is unchecked.

After I launch a game, start to play, the game freezes for a moment, windows 7 disables aero, then the game is fine.

How can I disable or stop Windows 7 from disabling aero while gaming period. I have a powerful enough system that aero does not need to be disabled while gaming.

Running two monitors extended. #1 for gaming etc, #2 for gadgets and system monitoring while gaming.

Is there a registry edit I could create or modify to make windows 7 stop doing this?


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Hi PCUser1111,
try this:
To turn off Aero, open command prompt and type: net stop uxsms

To turn it back on, type: net start uxsms

Your better to turn it off whilst playing games as it will also improve frame rate..

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