It’s registry setting, that was introduced in Windows Vista Beta 2 and still works on RTM builds.
1. Run Registry Editor and navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\DWM
2. Create a DWORD value named AnimationsShiftKey and set it to 1.
3. Restart your PC to take effect and hold the Shift key during minimizing, maximizing & Flip 3D operation and see elegant slow motion view of window’s frames.
- Windows Vista Ultimate
- Windows Vista Enterprise
- Windows Vista Business
- Windows Vista Home Premium