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Why Vista Maximized Windows Are Black

Raymond Chen has the answer.

This is a performance optimization.

For a not much longer version, read his post.

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  • cpemma said:

    If you don't agree with this "design feature" rationale, there is a fix;

    "Normally in Windows Vista, the transparency only lasts until you maximize a window. VistaGlazz ensures transparency, even when your windows are maximized."

    www.codegazer.com/vistaglazz

    November 23, 2008 5:46 PM