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Windows 7: Graphics issue with Age of Empires II: The Conquerors

29 Dec 2013   #61

win 7 64
Age of empires graphic fix.

Me and my wife love this game. The fix I found was on youtube.
basically kill what is running in the background so it can run clean on the PC.
in notepad type:

taskkill /F /IM Explorer.exe
Start explorer.exe

save the file as a .bat file move it into the folder you find the age2_x1.exe file and click on this .bat file instead of age2_x1.exe file.

Sorry I can't take credit for this, I only found the solution after a night of hunting for it. see:
How To Fix Age Of Empires 2 & Conquerors On Windows 7 - Colors Problem - - YouTube

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05 Feb 2015   #62

windows 7

1. Start AOE II.
2. Open Task Manager(Ctrl+Shift+Esc).
3. Go to process and find explorer.
4. Right Click on explorer and select end process(don't click "End Process Tree").
5. Press alt+tab.
This works every time enjoy...
And when u finished playin your game press Ctrl+Shift+Esc(to open taskmanager), select Applications, select "New Task", type "Explorer". and u are back from where u started...
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06 Oct 2015   #63

Vista Home 64bit

Bit late but:

Graphics problem, Age of Empires The Conquerers resolved when I changed mouse.

As well as graphics problem I found that mouse stuttered occasionally. Changed to Logitech mouse and both problems appear resolved.
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