Topic Title: Getting Age of Empires to work on Win7 with HD7800 Radeon
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Created On: 12/07/2013 05:49 PM
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 12/07/2013 05:49 PM
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I am trying to get AOE2 to work on my PC but so far have gotten nowhere.

Computer specs:- Intel i5-2500K @ 3.30ghz

                          4gb ram

                          running 32 bit Win 7

                          graphics Radeon HD7800

I have tried everything I could find online eg :-

turning off explorer before starting game (done both manually and by batch file

changing screen res

having screen res page open when starting game

and a few others but nothing works. I understand that the problem stems from the fact the game supports a res that Win7 no longer uses so I am posting here with the hope that someone out there has had this prolem too and has found a work around


 12/09/2013 03:42 PM
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If you're having resolution problems try starting the game with a command line switch. Either -800 -1024- or -1280. There is also a userpatch for age of empires II that lets you start the game in windowed mode. You can find it here:

 12/12/2013 06:57 AM
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XP SP3 compability mode + disable desktop compostition in properties could work maybe.

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