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Old April 7th, 2011, 09:51 PM
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Default Re: Explorer issue with latest patch.

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However - the best way to run in a full-screen mode if you have the CD version, is to use Windowed mode and set the resolution to Desktop. It avoids all the problems with needing to kill the Aero interface so it does not mess with the 256 colour palette. And it is all nice and cuddly-friendly with other Windows applications being alt-tabbed to then.

cheers
Andy
Andy I believe my native resolution is makes the game screen too tiny for me (also zooming too tight pixelate's too much for my taste).

I initially thought a script to check for, and start if false, explorer upon exit might be the answer but that may just be over engineering the issue (considering SP4ever's fix). Win 7 users have a lot of choices when it comes to naming the install directory/drive if the current solution depends on that. It hasn't stopped me though, throughly enjoying it. Great job Andy and Don.
In which case - right click on the desktop, select screen properties, and choose a lower supported resolution to play the game in. The game will use the current screen resolution. Then reverse the process afterwards. A couple of clicks, but it saves all the Windows vista/7 nastiness with dealing with the aero interface needing to be killed in full-screen modes.

I do need reading glasses, but found the game screens perfectly readable on my 1080p wide-screen monitor 1920 by 1080 or such. However I gave it away since my XP box will only run it at 30Hz refresh at native resolution (probably since it only had a VGA interface, not HDMI) - which was tiresome.

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