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Q: No Aero theme - Widows Experience Index Not computed

So I just overclocked my processor a few points, and upon booting up my computer, the Aero theme was 'busted.' I tried running the troubleshoot, which claimed I had no issues.

I opened up the Windows Color option, and was greeted with only a Windows 94 looking theme option. (images below) Everywhere I look has no information on this issue.

I fail to see how overclocking my processor only a little bit would cause this issue. All of my drivers are up to date, my computer can easily handle the small amount of overclocking I did, and windows is up to date.
I tried going to Performance and Information and Tools and using 'Re-run the assessment,' and I get 'The Windows Experience Index for your system could not be computed.'

I run with a NIVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti and a 990FXA-UD3 motherboard with an AMD FX-4100 Quad-Core Processor now overcloacked to 4.2 GHz with dual monitors.

I have 12 GB of DDR3 RAM and my OS is Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.

Please help.

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Windows 94-esc Option Only

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Preferred Solution: No Aero theme - Widows Experience Index Not computed

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: No Aero theme - Widows Experience Index Not computed

I assume you clicked on the previous theme you built and still no changes ?

There is no reson to OC that cpu.

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I am running Windows Experience Index (System Rating), but at the middle when the test running, an error message show "The Windows Experience Index for your system could not be computed" "Could not measure video playback performance"....please, anyone can help me what can  I do..???Sorry for my English...I'm used Intel Pentium 4 CPU 3.00 GHz, DDR2 RAM 1GB (Exclude Onboard VGA), OS Windows 7 RC 32-bit, VIA Chrome9 HC IGP - 64MB onboard VGA, Display 1280x1024, and I have free disk space up to 30GB..... And I've been updated all of my driver to the latest version with Windows Update.

A:Windows Experience Index Could not be Computed

Andi, The reason you're seeing this message is because Windows 7 allows for video decoding to be performed by the GPU, but yours is relatively old and does not support the new video acceleration introduced with Windows Vista and Windows 7.-Alex

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Hello,

I am using a work provided laptop with Windows 7 Enterprise (64 bit) installed. I booted up my laptop and in was in classic view and my wireless was not working along with some other features too. I right-clicked and went to "Personalize" and then it said "Troubleshoot problems with transparency and other Aero effects". I click on it and go through the troubleshooter and it says under "Problems found" "The Windows Experience Index has not been computed". Then when I got "My Computer" and go into "Properties" I click "System rating is not available" and then "Rate this computer". When I do that I get this below.

" The Windows Experience Index for your system could not be computed. Cannot complete assessment. The assessment or other operation did not complete successfully. This is due to an error being reported from the operating system, driver, or other component. "

I tried booting into 'Safe Mode' but it wouldn't recognize my password, note this a work laptop and it has a password when I boot normally it lets me through and recognizes my password but in 'Safe Mode' it doesn't.

Could I please have some help. Thank you.

P.S I have included an image of the problem I am having. (If you would like the link go to: http://oi57.tinypic.com/14mylxz.jpg)

A:The Windows Experience Index for your system could not be computed

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Glass


Hello,

I am using a work provided laptop with Windows 7 Enterprise (64 bit) installed. I booted up my laptop and in was in classic view and my wireless was not working along with some other features too. I right-clicked and went to "Personalize" and then it said "Troubleshoot problems with transparency and other Aero effects". I click on it and go through the troubleshooter and it says under "Problems found" "The Windows Experience Index has not been computed". Then when I got "My Computer" and go into "Properties" I click "System rating is not available" and then "Rate this computer". When I do that I get this below.

" The Windows Experience Index for your system could not be computed. Cannot complete assessment. The assessment or other operation did not complete successfully. This is due to an error being reported from the operating system, driver, or other component. "

I tried booting into 'Safe Mode' but it wouldn't recognize my password, note this a work laptop and it has a password when I boot normally it lets me through and recognizes my password but in 'Safe Mode' it doesn't.

Could I please have some help. Thank you.

P.S I have included an image of the problem I am having. (If you would like the link go to: http://oi57.tinypic.com/14mylxz.jpg)



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"Could not measure system memory performance."

So I did something that made something happen again so I need help, again.
I had changed my CPU, motherboard, and RAM; the CPU needed a different socket (2011-3), and so with that new motherboard required different RAM (DDR4)
I'm pretty sure the sudden change in hardware is the cause of this, and a few other things that I'd like to think I had solved by myself.
I have a feeling this is an easy fix, what did I do wrong and what can I do to fix whatever this is?
Thanks in advance.

A:"The Windows Experience Index for your system could not be computed."

With all the new hardware did you do a Clean Install of Windows 7?

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A:Why is my experience index for Windows aero 2.9? What is Windows Aero?

You will need to give more info such as your system specs before anybody can help you.

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What do I do I have intel i5 750 2.7 gh and I am on windows 7?

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Hi all,

For the past few days, if not a week now, I've noticed that when I switch to Basic theme for RAM intesive programs like Adobe After Effects, Windows is quite slow, almost running as though my laptop is 1GB not 2GB RAM.
Though when I switch to Aero theme, Windows is only slightly slower with Adobe After Effects running.

My laptop is Compaq Presario CQ56, 2GB shared graphics and I can't explain why the Basic theme is running slow whereas Aero is responding faster, so much so, programs tend to stop responding more frequently on Basic.

I have run MSE, MBAM and SAS (MSE realtime, others are standalone mode) and found no viruses and I update them all either daily or every two days.

I only have Realtek Audio and MSE on Startup so I can't figure out why this happening!

Thanks in advance for any insight as to what's happened/happening

A:Windows 7 Home Premium basic theme is slow but aero theme is fast?

How much dedicated video memory does the laptop have?
It's conceivably possible that you are actually dumping more onto the system reserved ram by turning it off If the configuration is sharing ram with your video card anyway.

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I was surfing net and listening to music , then the aero theme switches to basic theme out of nowhere. I tried to go to personalize and set it back , but could not.

I had to log off as user and log back in again to solve it.

Anyone experienced it ?

A:Out of sudden , aero theme it switches to basic theme

Have you updated all your drivers? Use driver sweeper on the nvidia graphics drivers.

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I have in plan to refresh my PC. Also, I saw option Reset my PC. It says that it wipes everything, and heard that it is better in some cases that refresh option. Did anyone have any problems like it stuck at some point (like Installing Windows 10 and it won't continue etc.), and when you do a refresh, did anyone have a problem that data wasn't saved?

Second question, do you suggest me to do: reset or refresh. I'd like to my PC be faster (not freezing programs things like that) than at the moment (it's not much slower than it was when I got Win10 for first time)

Did anyone have any problems with stucking at some points? I need to know that because I don't want to install another build. How to see what build do I have? I saw somewhere that I have 10500.

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I hope someone can help me. I ran the patcher that came with this Vista theme SoulGlass by ~bubito on deviantART and now some windows have Aero and others have what looks like a messed up windows classic theme. I tried using vista glazz to patch it back. I tried restarting multiple times. I tried switching to classic theme and back. Nothing works. I have Vista Ultimate 64. Here's a screenshot.

Thanks for your time.
 

A:Solved: Windows Aero Theme Problem - Some windows using classic theme

I was able to do a system restore.
 

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Hi! Here's what I've got:

HP m8034n:
Vista Ultimate 32-Bit
AMD Athlon 64 x2 5000+
3 GB RAM
400 GB HDD
nvidia geforce 6150SE/nforce 430 (yeah yeah i know)

This computer originally came with 2 gigs of ram , but it was a little sluggish because vista eats ram like kirstie alley eats pie. The included ram was PC2-4200. The extra gig was PC2-5300, but of course operates at the speed of the slower ram...

my question is, after the ram was installed and detected (today)...my vista experience index went down in 3 places!

Memory went from 5.9 to 4.5
Gaming Graphics went from 3.0 to 2.5
Aero Graphics went from 3.4 to 2.5

The brand of the ram was super talent, got it from newegg. I just find it very weird and was wondering if this is just vista being vista or something new memory did. Thanks, and nice forums ya got here!
 

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I have Windows Vista Business (in the home setting, so I am the admin), on the HP Pavilion dv5230us. My experience index for Gaming Graphics is 3.0, but my number for desktop graphics is 2.6 (which is the lowest of all my scores). I need at least a 3.0 to play Halo 2: Vista. I am wondering, since the gaming graphics are a 3.0, if I would be able to override the block on Playing Halo 2. Thanks in advance!

A:Experience Index

AFAIK you can't "fool" the experience rating in Vista. But continue to research this as I suspect others will be looking to do this also. I've been playing Halo 2 for Vista and am not all that impressed by it.

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I have just upgraded from Vista to W7. On Vista's Experience Index all items on the list were scored the top mark of 5.9. Looking at the scores on W7, three have gone up to 7.3/4my HDD has stayed at 5.9 but my 2GB RAM has been downgraded to 5.5.(Windows7 is supposed to require less memory). Can anyone explain why this should be and possibly advise on how to improve the scores. My HDD presently has 121GB of empty space.
CPU: - Intel® Core 2 Quad QX9770 Extreme
CPU Cooler: - Thermaltake Golden Orb II
Motherboard: - Asus Striker II Extreme (nForce 790i Ultra chipset, 3-way SLI, DDR3)
Memory: - 2.0GB Corsair DDR3 1333mhz XMS3 DHX CL9 (2x 1GB)
Hard Drives: - Velociraptor 300GB S-ATAII 10,000RPM
Optical Drive: - 5x Blu-Ray ROM S-ATA DVD±RW
Graphics card: - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280 1GB
Sound card: - Onboard 7.1 Audio
PSU: - 1000W Cooler Master Modular
Accessories: - Floppy drive
Accessories: - 30-in-1 USB Media Card Reader
Case: - Coolermaster Cosmos Type-S
OS: - Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 

A:Windows 7 Experience Index

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DELL Inspiron 1525 used to be at a 4.0 WEI, and now it tells me 3.1! what happened? my hardware never changed!

A:Windows Experience Index went down

Hi there ... It is only a Guide set your Performance to High and re-run it ..

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hi i have recently tried to update my windows experience index but for some reason i get this error message:
"Cannot complete assessment
The assessment or other operation did not complete successfully. This is due to an error being reported from the operating system, driver or other component"
I have no idea why this is happening or what caused it.
I have run multiple registry and computer error repair programs which have picked nothing up-except registryfix 7 which has picked up 2 system service errors, this is what it says:

RegKey : HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlset\Services\hwdatacard
ValueName : ImagePath
Value : C:\Windows\system32\drivers\ewusbmdm.sys
The file (C:\Windows\system32\drivers\ewusbmdm.sys) Does not exist at the specified location.

and this is the second one:

RegKey : HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\TfkbMon
ValueName : ImagePath
Value : C:\Windows\system32\drivers\tfkbMon.sys
The file (C:\Windows\system32\drivers\tfkbMon.sys) does not exist at the specifed location.
I dont know if these errors are anything to do with my problem but i cant seem to fix these to system service errors.
 

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I was trying to update my windows experience index, and when I go to the window that should have the update function, all it says is
"Rate and Improve your computer's performance

Not sure where to start? Learn how you can improve your computer's performance
Last rating.. blah blah blah"

I just installed a new video card and processor, and i just wanted to see its score. Please help me.

A:Windows Experience Index

Look under the base score on the right side of the screen "update my score"

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I've made a couple of changes over the time I've had Vista installed on my computer, and just for fun, I was going to re-run the Windows Experience Index test. I went to the Performance Information and Tools section, and there is nothing there. All it says is

"Rate and improve your computer's performance
Not sure where to start? Learn how to improve your computers performance"

None of that is a link to anything else. I didn't really think to look until after this, but it now says my WEI is unrated. Its obviously nothing major that is killing my computer, but its still strange. Any advice on how to fix this? Possibly force Windows to run the test through the run command?

A:Windows Experience Index Gone

http://vistablog.corewatch.net/

Scroll down to tweak 4

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Let's see what vista is giving your system:



The Windows Experience Index measures the capability of your computer's hardware and software configuration and expresses this measurement as a number called a base score. A higher base score generally means that your computer will perform better and faster than a computer with a lower base score, especially when performing more advanced and resource-intensive tasks.Click to expand...

Open Performance Information and Tools by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Maintenance, and then clicking Performance Information and Tools.
Mine:

Click to Maximize

As you can see, I am running the Japanese version of Vista. The categories are (from top to bottom)

Processor
Ram
Graphics (desktop)
Graphics (gaming)
Primary Hard disk

It gives you an individual score for each category, then your main score is whatever was the lowest of all your categories. My lowest was my CPU score, so my main score equals my CPU score.

My system:
Core 2 Duo 6600
Evga 680i
2Gb Corsair XMS2
7950GT 512mb graphics

Also please note what version of vista you are running, as they have made major changes since the beta versions. Mine is on RC1.

Note: the purpose of this thread is not to compare our systems, but an evaluation of this new "index" system itself. Is it a good system or not.

Microsoft seems to want to simplify things by giving you an easy number. Then when you go to buy software, it wi... Read more

A:Windows Experience Index

AMD Opteron 165 @ 2.8 GHz
Abit AV8
2 GB Corsair Value Select
7600GS 512MB graphics

Running Vista Ultimate RTM.

I don't know if Nvidia's drivers would get a better score, I'm using Microsoft's WDDM drivers because Nvidia's wouldn't install.
 

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I have GTX 260 and Windows 7 home 64 b, and Windows Experience Index is just 2.0.
It's because of Gaming graphics is 2.0.
All other indexes:
Processor 7.5
Memory 7.5
Graphics 5.9
Primary hard disk 5.9

Anyone have an idea why Gaming graphics is so low?
How to increase this index to any higher value?

P.S.
Also have some problems with PC. Here is the tread's link:
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tml#post626955

A:GTX 260 and Windows Experience Index

VGA GTX 260 SC ed
CPU Intel Duo Core Quad Q9550
MB ASUS P5Q PRO

I have a 5.9 because of my PHD...like you...but my numbers a a bit lower than yours all around...check your driver...i rolled back to 195.62 because i was getting some crashes on the new driver, not the recalled one, but the newest approved one...my gaming rating is a 7.1

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On my Win 7 X64 Ultimate installation the Windows Experience Index will not run. I get an error stating multimedia support is missing. Running ASUS EAH5670 video card with Catalyst 10.1 drivers. I see no reason why this "benchmark" should not run. I can run Prime95, LinX, Everest and other benchmarks with no issues. If anyone has some insight on this I am very willing to listen, thanks.

A:Why won't Windows Experience Index run?

If this is a clean install, update all your drivers starting with chipset, then run it again - is that a 5670 or 5870? Use the drivers guide in my sig.

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Hello
At the conclusion of Windows Experience it produces A report and you can print it but there is no option for saving it
What I would like to do is have is a short cut to access the report or a way of saving it
After running the index the logs are stored at Windows\performance\winsat\data store\
but there is no report there
The same sort of thing applies to the administrative logs in Event Viewer this log is a summary of the critical and error reports generated by the other logs which are stored at windows\system32\winevt\logs but again no reportis there it would also be nice to have a shortcut for administrative log
can anyone help
yours
ptwd

A:Windows Experience Index

You can't save it as a file anywhere, but you can access it again from the System screen in the Control Panel, then click on Windows Experience Index, then 'View and print detailed...' under your score.

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is there a way to access the windows experience index like on windows 7 on windows 10. kinda would like to see what my HP probook's score would be

A:windows experience index

Hello Computer tech,

You could use OPTION TWO or OPTION THREE in the tutorial below in Windows 10 as well.

Windows Experience Index - Update or Refresh WEI Score in Windows 8

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Hi, i have a problem with the WEI. The HD result is 3,0 but it's obviusly wrong beacuse i have a Seagate 7200.11 160gb sata2 hd.

All other results are correct.

Do you have any idea why i have this result?

Thanks

A:Experience Index. Low HD result

I get a similar result with a similar speed drive. I'm thinking Microsoft tuned the WEI to support SSDs (much faster than HDDs) and so we score lower now.

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Hi,

I have some questions in regards of the Windows 7 Experience Index.
Currently my system subscore is 5.2.

Processor : 7.1
Memory : 7.3
Graphics : 5.2
Gaming Graphic : 5.5
Hard Disk : 5.9

I'm using Alienware M15x, Windows Home Premium 64-bit, 8GB Ram, nVidia GTX 260M.
I remembered my Graphic and Gaming Graphic subscore used to be around 6.2. Why do I suddenly get a much lower subscore considering I did not make any changes to my system ?

A:Windows 7 Experience Index

It's buggy in my opinion. Mine's the same, but my specs are pretty good.

Don't worry about it.

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hello
can someone please tell me why everytime i run the windows 7 experience index it hangs for about 3 to 5 minutes at the assessing disk Performance ? i talked to others that say it happens to them aswell so i'm sure it's not my system.
thanks
scrooge

A:help with windows experience index

  
Quote: Originally Posted by scrooge


hello
can someone please tell me why everytime i run the windows 7 experience index it hangs for about 3 to 5 minutes at the assessing disk Performance ? i talked to others that say it happens to them aswell so i'm sure it's not my system.
thanks
scrooge



Just when running WEI?

What HD? New? How much Free space? defrag lately?

Ken

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Currently I'm Running 4x 4GB Nvidea Graphics Cards In SLI Mode, But I'm Only Getting A 7.8 Reading In The Windows Experience Index WHile EVeryhting else is 7.9???

Any Reasons Why?

A:Windows Experience Index??/

Welcome to seven forums blairseven: The best score on the index I think is 7.9. And the program has been discussed several times and isn't the best of programs for measuring your graphics ability. As we say it is to be taken with a grain of salt. Fabe

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Hey, i recently built a new computer and fot some reason the WEI seems extremely low.

Its showing 4.8 due to the processor, everything else is fine and above 7.5

System specs
CPU - i5-6600K
MOBO - MSI Z170A M5
RAM - Kingston FuryX 2400Mhz 16GB
GPU - 980ti Xtreme gaming
PSU - EVGA G2 Gold 750W

A:Low Windows Experience Index

I would think that cpu should get at least a 7.6 or 7.7

Are you fully updated, all drivers installed ?

Run WEI again, and again if you have to.

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Hello you guys!
I did install a brand new HDD of 750 GB to put my backups and now I am having issue with the Windows Experience Index.
Here is a snapshot of the message it gave me!



But now it says System rating is not available.

I am a little hesitant on just go ahead and click.
Can anyone tell me what I should do?
Thanks.

A:Windows Experience Index

* Check your disk for errors, indexing may fail if there is an error.
Open the command prompt and run:
chkdsk /f

* Reboot on completion.

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Hello, i'm new here.....

I want to ask....

My Windows experience index can't run.....

This is the image



This my aspire 4535 with catalyst 9.10

Could someone help me......

Thanks....
(Sorry for my english)

A:Windows Experience Index can't run

I would first check to see if all your drivers all installed correctly and are their most current versions...

If that doesn't work than I would do a repair install: Repair Install

If you do the latter...backup your data first (just in case)

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I've tried to Google; but had no luck.

Can (will) a 64-bit processor being tested by the 64-bit version of Vista score higher than the same processor being tested by the 32-bit version of Vista?

A:Windows Experience Index - x64 vs. x32

Hello Rob,

A 64-bit CPU should score higher under the WEI CPU section while running a 64-bit Vista vs a 32-bit Vista.

Shawn

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I ran successfully the Windows Experience Index (WEI) soon after installing Win 7 64 bit on a new computer. I tried running it again after making some hardware performance changes. It started to run, but gave a warning that I was on battery power and stopped? This is a desktop machine. If I go to the Power savings section I see what appears to be settings for a laptop?? It seems that my computer is seen as a laptop. How can I change that? Now I don't even have the option of running the program. I ran SFC and all is well, I deleted all the files in C:\windows\performance\winsat\datastore and that didn't fix it.
It just seems that my desktop is seen as a laptop?? Any way to change that, and where??
Thanks for any help.

A:Can't run Windows Experience Index

Are you plugged into a UPS?

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hi friends,

i have got windows experience index of just 1.0. how can i increase it. i am using IBM think center 8123-LQ4 machine. i have 500 GB hard disk and 2 GB RAM.

also please suggest which graphic driver to use. i am using old driver and i am not sure how to update it.

A:Windows experience index

Quote:
The Windows Experience Index measures the capability of your computer's hardware and software configuration and expresses this measurement as a number called a base score. A higher base score generally means that your computer will perform better and faster than a computer with a lower base score, especially when performing more advanced and resource-intensive tasks.

Each hardware component receives an individual subscore. Your computer's base score is determined by the lowest subscore. For example, if the lowest subscore of an individual hardware component is 2.6, then the base score is 2.6. The base score is not an average of the combined subscores.


Windows Experience Index - Update or Refresh Score

Regarding the drivers, you can find the latest drivers here
Lenovo Support & downloads - Drivers and software - ThinkCentre A51 (type 8122, 8123, 8124, 8129, 8131, 8132, 8133, 8134, 8135, 8136, 8137, 8138, 9212) / M51e (type 9213)
(The latest driver for video is from 2006)

More details can be found here
Windows Experience Index: Understand and improve your computer's performance in Windows Vista

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I need to know that how can i increase the highlighted item

I have everything correct
I have intel core 2 duo 2.93 GHz, DG41RQ motherboard, 3GB Ram DDR2, Nvidia Geforce 9500GT 1GB,
What am i missing here?

A:Wndows Experience Index

Graphics card may not be supporting Aero do you have all the drivers in for the card and not the generic microsoft ones?

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I have just recently helped a friend upgrade his computer to be Windows Vista capable.

One of the upgrades was a nVidia 9600GT graphics card.

Except now the problem is this, even with the newest nVidia drivers installed, the WEI will not score more than 1.0 for Graphics.

The odd thing is it shows the correct driver is installed, but the test is being run using "Standard VGA Graphics Adapter", as show below:


This happens even after a total clean re-install of Windows Vista Home Basic.

Any ideas how to fix this?

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how do I find out my Windows Experience Index (WEI) on my Dell 9300 laptop, Windows XP?
 

A:Windows Experience Index?

As Windows Experience Index is a Vista feature, you'd have to install Vista.

Jerry
 

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Everytime when I try to run the Windows Experience Index, it gets to Windows Media Assessment and then my monitor turns blank and the light keeps blinking. I can't do anything besides restart the computer. I have updated everything from my video card to my BIOS, yet it still does this. I have all the codecs from K-Lite Codec Pack. For some strange reason it does the same thing when I run any of the Orange Box games, but other games like WoW, The Sims 2, Kane and Lynch run flawlessly. It even does this sometimes when I watch any videos in Internet Explorer besides flash-based players. If anyone can help me I would appreciate it.

Specs:
Intel Pentium 4 @ 3.0GHz
3GB RAM
ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT (Catalyst Version 8.2)
Windows Vista
 

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My Windows experience index is 5.5, can I increase it?

My Computer is an Intel DH67BL_ Motherboard Intel i7 2600 3.4GHz CPU 16 GB of memory, 500 GB Seagate SATA hard drive, running Windows 7 Pro 64bit.

Let me Know!

Alvin

A:Windows 7 Pro Experience Index

Rule #1, don't double post. Please edit your other post, where I already responded to you.

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After I installed Vista 64 bit with 2x1gb of rams, the Window Experience Index was 5.7 which is determined the lowest factor, in this case, the computing speed. The question is why I later installed another 2x1gb rams which makes the total of 4gb would dropped the index to 5.6? More ram = slow????
 

A:What's up with the Windows Experience index!

Many systems relax memory timings in order to run with 4-sticks. This is very common of Intel chipset motherboards.

Moreover, memory will run at the speed of your slowest memory. You might want to download and run CPU-Z and have a look at the memory timings for all four slots on it's memory tab. This will tell you what SPD rating your sticks are and if you're now running at higher latency/slower speeds since adding the two new sticks.
 

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My Index is 5.5, can I get any better?
If yes, what next???

Alvin

A:Windows Experience Index

Which item is listed at 5.5? the WEI sets itself to the same number as your lowest scoring item.

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it went down from 5.8 to 5.6 and i need to know why

A:windows experience index went down

Hello xbabeoo,

This depends on which hardware subscore dropped.

Most likely, it's due to an updated driver for that item (ex: graphics). Drivers can cause the WEI score for that item to go up and down a tiny bit since the drivers can affect their performance.

Hope this helps some,
Shawn

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So I ran WEI today and to my surprise my score seem to have drop from a 4.8 to a 4.5, now this may not seem big but it was my ''Gaming Graphics" score that seem to have took a toll from 5.3 to 4.5 now I don't seem to see any performance degraded what cause the score to drop?

A:Windows experience Index

It shouldn't be a cause of worry. It could be something as simple as a past driver update, etc. Just make sure you have all windows updates and all driver updates, and you should be fine. Let us know if you encounter any problems though!

This happened to me too, and it nearly drove me crazy
This is why I bought new parts, and wasted my money

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Just curious what everybodys index is.... Im a little confused on how they come up with this?

Mine is a 3.0 and my system configuration is:

AMD Athlon Dual Core Processor 4000
2GB of RAM
200GB Hard Drive
NVIDIA GeForce 6150 LE

I thought i'd be higher than 3.0
 

A:What's your Windows Experience Index?

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is there a database or something that would say what is the typical score a specific cpu, gpu etc

A:Windows Experience Index

anyone or is it just non-existing

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Asus P5G41T-M/USB Mbo, 2x2GB DDR3 Corsair, Intel E6500 2.93GHz cpu, Samsung 500GB Sata, Gainsward 8400GS 512MB video card
Brand new pc, Win 7 Ultimate 32 bit os.
After full installation, I got WEI index as follows
Cpu - 6.3
Ram - 6.3
Graphics - 3.6
Games etc- 5.4
Disk - 5.9
Overall index 3.6, which seems rather low. Is there anything to raise index to something like 5.3.Any help will be appreciated.

A:Windows Experience Index

If you aren't experiencing any problems, then don't even worry about it ...it's just a number

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When I try to rate my System, it starts than hangs up while "Running the Direct3D 9 Aero Assessment".
Windows 7 Ultimate RC Build 7100.
Display Adapter Nvidia GeForce 8800GTS. Driver is updated (8.16.11.9107)
Runs OK on the Vista drive with a 5.9 rating.

Pete

A:Experience Index fails

Pete

You probably just need a win 7 compatibile driver. type device manager in search and look for the display tab. Check that your video card is there and doesn't have a yellow triangle on it.

Let us know the results
ken

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I have some queries that i want to ask

1) I used Vista basic and now i am using Win 7 Ultimate.
I find Vista Basic way better than this. Vista Basic was faster for me and gave me a better passmark score than this 7 Ultimate.

Passmark score

Vista Basic - 530
7 Score - 463

Windows Experience Score

Vista Basic - 4.0
7 Score - 3.9

My vista score for Windows Aero was - 4.2
and in 7 it is - 3.9

My vista score for Processor was - 4.8
and in 7 it is - 4.1

Why is 7 not performing better, as everyone claims it is lighter and performs :|






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My COnfigration
AMD turion dual core mobile processor - 2.0 Ghz - RM-70
ATI Radeon m HD 3450 - 512MB DDRII Memory
3GB DDR III Ram - 800Mhz
250GB HDD - 5400rpm


Score SS for Win 7 Ultimate
Score for Vista

A:Win 7 Experience Index Issue.

The scores did get changed considerably from Vista to Windows 7. In Vista, it capped at 5.9, and in 7 it now caps at 7.9. Several things could be contributing to your lower score.

First, you may need to insure you are using all the latest drivers for your machine.. Manufacturers tweak their drivers with each release of Windows, and it’s possible one of your PC’s parts is still using a beta driver. When a newer driver arrives that’s optimized for Windows 7, your PC might earn a higher score.

Second, the fact that your machine is a laptop, may contribute to the lower score..Your PC may be top-of-the line, but it’s a laptop, and laptops can never compete with top-of-the-line PCs. Today’s more powerful desktop PCs might have nudged your laptop out of the top ranks and into a slightly lower ranking.

Microsoft designed the experience index to change over time as new hardware gets released. What was ranked high before in Vista, may not retain the same rating in 7. I would not necessarily use this as a sign your machine is running slower in 7. How does the OS feel to you? On all of the older laptops I have installed 7 on, I noticed a distinct performance improvement, especially in the area of just general navigation. The OS has proved to be far more snappy then it's predecessor.. Hope this helps..

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