Desktop windows Manager seems dull after reinstall. Maybe lack file... help!
I have recently completely reinstalled vista because of some problems with my computer, some were viruses, and some were inherent problems with vista itself.
In any case, since I reloaded vista, everything works well except that my desktop window manager is not as flash as it used to be, he simpy evokes the old menu switching with icons in a box you had with previous versions of windows. There is no time window real smalll showing what's on the program when you go over it on the taskbar and there is not cool to dynamic 3D display of windows when you alt + tab. It works but it seems monotonous and boring. I was wondering if anyone knew how to fix this. Am I a file missing or that I simply have to change the settings.
Anyhelp would be greatly appreciated thanks.
p.s. The reason I have vista realoaded was due to the old thing error 0x80070005 who wouldn't let me install service pack 2. After weeks of trying everything I read this http://blogs.msdn.com/astebner/archive/2006/09/04/739820.aspx it's totally the best explanation and the only solution if everyone knows this problem. Bravo guys!
You should do the reinstallation of Vista:
Go to the website of the manufacturer of your computer/laptop > drivers and downloads Section > key in your model number > look for the latest Vista drivers > download/install them.
Always get a your hardware drivers directly from the manufacturer, not through Windows Update.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
Once the download and installation of updates for Windows 12/10/10 patches, Desktop Window Manager has stopped working. Event viewer lists under Applications:
Source: Application error
Date: 2010-10-13 09:59:47
Event ID: 1000
Task category: (100)
The failing application name: Dwm.exe, version: 6.1.7600.16385, time stamp: 0x4a5bc541
The failed module name: nvwgf2umx.dll, version: 126.96.36.19922, time stamp: 0x4c5424d5
Exception code: 0xc0000005
ID of the process failed: 0xb0c
Start time of application vulnerabilities: 0x01cb6aefa117a51c
The failing application path: C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
Path of the failing module: C:\Windows\system32\nvwgf2umx.dll
Report ID: e6dfd048-d6e2-11df-9660-00271383b7fe
The operating system is Win 7 x 64. Video card is a Gigabyte GTS450OC1 with its latest driver running on an Intel DP55KG MB with 8 GB memory Corsair XMS3. The system was fully functional and stable immediately before the update. I don't know which of the 18 patches is in conflict with the nvwgf2umx.dll file. Device Manager reports no hardware problem with any component.
In my attempts to solve the problem, I run chkdsk f, sfc/scannow (which have reported no problem) and reloaded the video driver (without uninstall first). Nothing works so far. I even tried to defragment the master file with Diskeeper 2010 start time Table Defragger (based on another post, I've found), also without success.
What is the reference for this?
This may seem like the thing the more janky to post, but I got the same error several months:Problem event name: APPCRASHApplication name: Dwm.exeApplication version: 6.1.7600.16385Application timestamp: 4a5bc541Fault Module name: nvwgf2umx.dllFault Module Version: 188.8.131.522Timestamp of Module error: 51427a 68Exception code: c0000005Exception offset: 000000000013fe0bOS version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.1Locale ID: 1033Additional information 1: bd9dMore information 2: bd9dfb84ef7bbf0c089fd3d5f079469bAdditional information 3: ec39Additional information 4: ec39233315f018bea3fd5d4de7e9458fAnd could not cancel the record/re-record the dll it error out on an entry point missing or whatever.So what for some reason any worked for me is to rename C:\Windows\System32\nvwgf2umx.dll to nvwgf2umx.dll.bak (all other copies of this file are in the folder DriverStore).After that, I ran from an administrator command promptnet stop uxsmsnet start uxsms
And miraculously all started working again. I'm running a GTX570 with latest drivers nvidia from Scripture.Note: You probably shouldn't be move/rename things in System32 unless you are confident and have your data backed up. It worked for me, but who knows you.
My father has a Windows Vista. It works very well. Until we installed Defender Pro 2012 5 in 1,
It was a bit slow... the screen flickers of its lights for a few seconds every 10 minutes, I get this... I already have contact Defender Pro, and they said that it was not their fault.
DESKTOP WINDOW MANAGER HAS STOPPED WORKING
Windows can check online for a solution to the problem
-> online and are looking for a solution (recommended)
Application name: Dwm.exe
Application version: 6.0.6002.18005
Application timestamp: 49e02696
Fault Module name: ntdll.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.0.6002.18327
Timestamp of Module error: 4cb74dd3
Exception code: 80000003
Exception offset: 0000000000045f00
The system version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033
Additional information 1: 0fef
More information 2: 0d8b4b37a0c1e529a7398b6615cc3528
Additional information 3: f196
Additional information 4: acf765d48a0657c8822f379a6b5f3b91
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Sorry to tell you,
I already solved the problem.
Just to let you know, I buy the product, because
I used the free and they don't really work (IN MY OPINION).
Anyone has this PROBLEM (appcrash)
Go to start
Click on Control Panel
go to appearance and personalization
Click on appearance color of windows.
then click on settings in the appearance of progress.
under the gaze of point for the theme of basic or something like that.
Want more info on Dwm.exe?
Click here-> http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/what-is-dwmexe-and-why-is-it-running/
For some reason any random got disabled my windows aero and I am unable to turn it on. I think that I put the finger on the problem in the service of windows desktop Manger. In case the viewer I get error "Desktop windows manager could not start" ID 9002 each time I start up my pc or I restart the DWM service. Service DWM said its performance in the services window, but I guess that its fails to start.
Things I've tried:
Start and restart the service times DWM and themes
Switch to the classic theme then back to aero theme
Run Microsoft fix it tool for windows aero (says no problem is found)
Run again my performance index (it is a 5.9)
Start in safe mode, clean my old graphics drivers and reinstall them
Return to a previous graphics driver
Remove and reinstall all the components of my PC (I actually had a new case come AFTER this problem started happening)
Update my motherboard BIOS
Use windows restore to restore before the occurrence of the problem started (I was super surprised when this has not set). Unfortunately my backup image was deleted when my car pc saved when the problem occurred
has run SFC - he says he has found corrupt files but was unable to correct
has run chkdisk
This problem starts to irritate me I hope you have other ideas
I suggest you to check the CBS logs and track section of link scan SFC - "the System File Checker tool cannot repair a file, follow these steps" from the following link:
Also, you can provide the details in the paper to help us help him.
One of our machines (HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC running Windows Vista x 64) will receive the error "Desktop Window Manager has stopped working and was closed" with lots of close error. He reappears (as well as all windows flasher to non-aero, then back to aero) in a few minutes, spends about 5 times per hour.
I did some research on this and have already taken the following measures without a bit of luck:
1 run the command chkdsk / SFC scan - nothing found via chkdsk, SFC found some issues fixed, and some, it did not set. Them that it solves not all related to Windows Sidebar, which I do not / does not start.
2. put updated drivers for ATI Radeon 3200HD - this had a lot of new questions. Installing caused newer drivers ATI catalyst to no longer work with errors during installation and popup errors at startup. After trying several solutions workaround to try to get installed it, I ended up coming back to the driver that came with the laptop, that are properly installed and working without error. I am skeptical of update of this stable driver as a solution to the dwm.exe error.
3. this problem just started yesterday, that occur with not a lot of changes. Other than updates of windows (I think that .NET framework and a few other updates installed), I replaced NOD32 antivirus with Bitdefender antivirus. The system was stable with bitdefender for about 2 weeks, so I'm not convinced that this program is causing the error.
4. the event viewer shows the following:
Failing application Dwm.exe, version 6.0.6002.18005, time stamp 0x49e02696, failed module ntdll.dll, version 6.0.6002.18881, time stamp 0x51da3d16, exception code 0 x 80000003, offset 0x00000000000461f0, process id 0 x 124 error, start the application time 0x01cea0365a457adc.
Offset, process id and start on time all vary, but there are a lot of these application errors in the viewer all screaming Dwm.exe like the failing application.
What should be my next course of action?
You do not receive an error but a caveat. NTStatus results (the set of codes execption used by ntdll - the failed module) begin to 0 for no error, 4 for information (you should never see this), 8 for putting guard and C for error.
It's your specific error.
A breakpoint has been reached.
#define STATUS_BREAKPOINT ((NTSTATUS) 0x80000003L) / / winnt
Problem is, you shouldn't have breakpoints. Breakpoints are set by debuggers and stop the execution of the program to the State of the program can be examined. There should be no breakpoints in a retail system. More breakpoints are inserted into memory during execution of the program in a debugger. They tend not to do in the actual file.
So here are two assumptions, either you have no exit code, IE test code (driver?). Or you have a running program that behaves like a debugger (which is suspect).
Each of the three towers of programs, services, and drivers in increasing amounts. So restrict the possible culprits.
Clean bootClick Start - all programs - Accessories - run and type
msconfigThen go to the Startup tab uncheck everything. Then go to the Services tab check hide all Microsoft Services and uncheck everything that is left.Reset. If this resolves your wake problem ½ of services / of startup items until you find that one.
Tip clean boot
If the above does not help.
Download Autoruns http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963902.aspx
Start the program by right-clicking and choosing run as administrator and click on the menu Options - Filter Options and check hide Microsoft entries and disable include the empty slots. Uncheck the box just to the left.
Reset. If this resolves your wake problem half of the items until you find the one that.
If the above does not help.Click Start - all programs - Accessories - run and type
msconfigGo to the Startup tab, and then click Start. Reset. Come back here and uncheck the box secure start to return to normal mode.
Came to work today and found all my missing features of Vista. My girlfriend does the blame on my 20 month old son. YES RIGHT! After running the diagnostics, it says to activate DESKTOP WINDOW MANAGER. I got in my search. Can someone point me in the direction?
Go to: Control Panel, tools, Services, administration, scroll down to the Desktop Window Manager.
Double click, start type: automatic... Service status, click Start, apply, OK
Wonder if anyone can offer help for an unusual problem?
Users have Windows 7 machines that all have a background theme to display... Blue with a company Logo.
User's for lunch and leave their posts after a period of time and/or powersaver screensaver comes in... all normal at this stage.
After an hour, they return to their machine and they move the mouse/tap a key and bring the machine back (excuse my terminology :)) and the office went from the default theme for a black desktop computer... Icons/Applications behave very well.
The temporary workaround is:
1. open a session and on windows to restore the office back to normal.
2. I do a restart of the "Desktop window Manager Session Manager" service that puts the office back to normal as well.
Has anyone seen cela and worked a way how to make a permanent fix... have struggled on Google because the answers I find are around the screen savers that ISN'T the problem.
See you soon,.
Thank you for the update. However, since these computers are connected to the domain, your question is beyond the scope of what is generally answered in this forum of consumer and would be better suited for the IT Pro TechNet public.
Please post your question in the TechNet Forums.
original title: error Aero
My system meets all the requirements to run Aero in Windows 7, but I'm not able to run aero. The convenience store said: "Desktop Windows Manager is disabled.". He said that the problem has been resolved but sill no aero. Any help? My specifications: RAM: 1.75 GB, graphic: SiS Mirage 3 Graphics [256 MB] with WDDM 1.0 driver. Any help?
There is of course no answer to that. I can't get Aero to work, I was now looking and tried solutions for two weeks now.I just built my new office and it's max-out right to the end and now Aero. However, it plays every high-end game very.GPU:ASUS GeForce GTX 550 it Direct CU 1024 GB, the memory Bus width is 192-bit memory 1026 MHz, clock 975 MHz Core clock (and can overclock), the GPU is a GF116.The title of the info of the performance, I have a graphics rating of 7.4 for Aero Desktop and Enterprise 3D and games.MOBFatality z68 professional gen3.CENTRAL PROCESSING UNITI7 2600 kMemory16 GB (memory) Sniper 8 (4 x 4 GB) DDR3 F3-10666CL9D-8GBSR 9-9-9 - 24 - 2N @ 1.5VHARD DRIVEWD3000HLFS Western Digital 300 GB 10 000 SATA II kPOWER SUPPLYFatality 750watts. Is a diet OCZ 750W - ATX12V / EPS12V - SLI Ready - 80 Plus Bronze certified (OCZ750FTY). A constant tension on rail
OPERATING SYSTEMLegal copy of Win7 Ultimate 64 BitBlu rayLG BD - RE BH10LS30CASEis the white NZXT PhantomSo why can't use Aero? According to the ShreyasMohanty , I tried that and more as uninstall the drivers, in Exchange for the video in an ASRock Gen7 M0B card and worked with Aero exchanged the map with supplier even on the two M0Bs tried in an ASUS PQ - THE worked after some fiddling. Have you tried the GeForce GTX 550 Ti in five different M0B and go sometimes first it has Aero, another time after playing for awhile it works with areo, regarding the Fatal1ty Z68 M0B, nothing works. I tried the new hard drive GPU etc... It's something in the windows which is F'ked upward.(While typing it and install the new system)Coincidentally, I just found this... A clean installation of the operating system with no pilot other generic drivers for Windows7, go put the highest resolution and Areo works... YEPPY! Must put the resolution to the highest settingsBUT!As soon as I do a Windows Update and I am at square.I will uninstall the obvious updates that could be at fault and see what happens. I might be inclined to publish in a few days if I find out who it is...MS you have done it againMy next machine will be an iMac... They work! ... Well I said.
Windows xp update fails after reinstall OE discs error number: 0x8024400A. Cannont even run Windows update at all.HelloTo work on the issue, consult these links.
Temporary connection related errors may occur when you use Windows Update or Microsoft UpdateNote: make sure that you enable the antivirus software, other security and firewall after the test programs.Caution:
Antivirus software can help protect your computer against viruses and other security threats. In most cases, you should not disable your antivirus software. If you need to disable temporarily to install other software, you must reactivate as soon as you are finished. If you are connected to the Internet or a network, while your antivirus software is disabled, your computer is vulnerable to attacks.You can also designate a similar thread that addresses the question:http://answers.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows/Forum/windows_xp-windows_update/how-can-i-get-Windows-Update-error-x8024400a/35ba7694-c9b2-4043-a4c0-777d4b7736dc
Hope the information is useful.
continue to spread the message ' desktop window manager has stopped working and was closed ".
The office then blinks and I can't use the Aero feature.
Any correction or known issues?
It is usually a video driver issue. Would like to know what controller you have and see if the manufacturer has a new driver for Vista.
Please let us know if that was the issue.
Mark <> Microsoft Partner
Desktop window manager does not exist in the services, any ideas on how I can activate Aero? I use the German version of Vista Ultimate.
I would suggest trying the following methods and check if it helps.
Run the fixit from Microsoft Fixit article and if that helps.
Visual effects Aero Glass in Windows are not working or displayed:
Try the steps in the following Microsoft article and check if it helps.
Solve problems with Windows Aero:
And also refer to the following article from Microsoft to activate Aero effects and check if it helps.
Hope the information is useful.
I tried to install VistaOSX the theme of this site http://vista-os-x.en.softonic.com/. My current theme of vista disappeared and he turned to classic windows. I'm not able to activate Desktop Windows Manager. Error code I get everything by starting the service theme is "Windows could not start the service theme on the local computer. Error 126: the specified module is not found. »
Do Safe Mode system restore, if it is impossible to do in Normal Mode.
Try typing F8 at startup and in the list of Boot selections, select Mode safe using ARROW top to go there > and then press ENTER.
Try a restore of the system once, to choose a Restore Point prior to your problem...
Click Start > programs > Accessories > system tools > system restore > choose another time > next > etc.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
How can I activate my Desktop Windows Manager?
Click Start, type services.msc and press
. Click on continue in the UAC prompt. Scroll down to the Desktop Windows Manager, and double-click it. There should be an option to restart on the first tab. If the problem persists, go to the Recovery tab and set the actions of first and second "restart the service".
Good luck, Rick Rogers, aka "Crazy" - Microsoft MVP http://mvp.support.microsoft.com Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
Convenience store Aero says that my 'Desktop Window Manager' was disabled, so I couldn't change my themes (I also suddenly lost 'glass'). But how to activate or activate 'Desktop Window Manager' and - the most galling - why didn't he appears in the help section? Convenience store said he can help me and look elsewhere for help.
Last changes: I did a clean install of Windows 7. I turned off last night (everything works OK), and then it works again this morning :(
I found the solution here - will post here just in case someone else gets this problem:
go to the Control Panel and search for Services , under Administrative Tools , go to Services .
go to the bottom of the window and you will find Desktop Window Manager Session Manager, right-click to choose from (including rebooting).
Reference Dell 1520
Intel gm965 chipset
Windows 7 Ultimate RC
A few weeks ago, the Aero feature has stopped working on my Dell 1520 with Windows 7 RC. I downloaded the latest driver for Win 7 for Intel, but that does not solve the problem. When I went to restart the desktop window manager service, I found it lacking altogether. Y at - it somewhere that I can download it again?
Bring up the Run dialog box (using the Windows key + R), and then type the following command and press ENTER:
CMD /K SC QC UxSms
Copy the output and include it with your answer. Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Desktop Experience]
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