How do I enable Windows Vista Basic if I'm currently using the Aero Glass UI?

A. If you need to reduce your graphics requirements or just want to run Vista Basic you can perform the following steps:

  1. Right-click the desktop and select Properties (or select Personalize from the Control Panel)
  2. Click the "Windows Color and Appearance" link
  3. Click the "Open class appearance properties for more color options" link, as the figure shows.
  4. Select "Windows Vista Basic" and click OK.

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