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Windows 7: Game seems to run but dosent show up

07 Dec 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home premium 32bit
Game seems to run but dosent show up

Ok ive loaded Dungeon Seige 2 and It ran fine the first day I got the laptop. I recently tried to play the game and when I insert the disk the game run screen comes up but when I run the application the screen flashes quick then windows comes back up and the program is running in the task manager but I cant see the game so i ended the task and tried running the game in a lower resolution and the same thing happened except when i started the program windows went to the lower resolution like the game should have and the program was running in task manager. When I ended the program windows went back to its previous resolution. So the game seems like its running but in the background somewhere i cant see it. Plus I sometimes hear Verizon commercial real low out of the speakers but cant seem to find where thats coming from either.

I dont have my specs on the computer at the moment but I wanted to get the ball rolling since I think its just a setting issue and Im not familiar with 7 yet. Well I hope ive given adequate information untill I can get home to the laptop in question.

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07 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit

Have you tried running the game with compatibility functions turned on? I tend to run my games with "Administrator" checked in the "Properties" box. 9 times out of 10 the game will work for me just fine with that option alone, even if the game will run without it checked anyway.
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08 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home premium 32bit

Ive tried that and it seems to work for a split second but just dosent come up. Im thinking I have a virus on the laptop cause when I try to go onto the seven forums it redirects me to some goofy website.
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08 Dec 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit

Then you've got some virus. What type of virus is it? What website does it redirect you to?
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