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windows 8 metro app animations are gone?

  1. #1


    Stilwell, OK
    Posts : 6
    Windows 8 pro (x64)

    windows 8 metro app animations are gone?


    well i installed windows 8 and the tile animations are gone, so when i open a METRO app the tile just instently enlarges and there is no animation i would like to know how to get it back i searched all over and the only things i can find are for the desktop mode and not the metro UI....please help

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  2. #2


    Stilwell, OK
    Posts : 6
    Windows 8 pro (x64)


    all right everyone sorry for the inconvience i figured it out thanks to this thread here i got all my animation fixed again The flipping animation in windows 8 tiles is not working. Any clues on - Microsoft Community
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  3. #3


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello crazymonkey,

    Yep, that would be the "Animate controls and elements inside Windows" visual effect setting.

    Visual Effects - Adjust in Windows 8

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  4. #4


    Stilwell, OK
    Posts : 6
    Windows 8 pro (x64)


    I guess since my PC rated 2.9 in the expience index it automaticly disabled that feature
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  5. #5


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    That would sound about right.
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