When an application that uses as an older version of the JRE tries to lock the primary display in order to apply its own display settings, the DWM is disabled. When the DWM is disabled, the Aero desktop theme effects are also disabled.
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For help with Aero Glass effects problems in Windows Vista, visit the following Microsoft web page:
Article ID: 934561 - Last Review: Jun 9, 2009 - Revision: 1