Wednesday, June 8, 2011

A smarter way to access open windows in Windows 7

Windows Vista and its successor Windows 7 comes with all new interface commonly known as  Aero(Authentic, Energetic, Reflective and Open).Its cleaner, more powerful, more efficient and more aesthetically pleasing user interface than the previously used theme (Luna), it includes new translucency, live thumbnails, live icons, animations and eye candy.
Here’s a small registry tweak that slows down the way you minimize,restore A smarter way to access open windows in Windows 7
windows plus reduces the opacity of the window as it goes down to the taskbar.You need to hold on the Shift key while you click the minimize button on window.This works too for Aero flip.Whenever you flip windows with the shift key pressed the windows flip in a cool style.
In order to enjoy this cool interface first open Registry Editor [Enter regedit in Run dialog box].Now navigate to “HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\DWM”. Create a new DWORD (32-bit) value.Name it “AnimationsShiftKey” (Ignore quotes). This should be 32-bit for 64-bit Windows 7/Vista also.Change its value to 1.
That’s it Log Off to reflect changes.Whenever you feel bored hold on the Shift key and flip the windows.This Looks awesome.This registry tweak doesn’t works if you are using the basic Aero theme.

Applies to-Windows Vista,Windows Server 2008,Windows 7,Windows Server 2008 R2

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