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Windows 7: Need For Speed II SE on Windows 7

09 Mar 2011   #1
Garcia

Windows 7 Professional, 32 Bit
 
 
Need For Speed II SE on Windows 7

I have a soft spot for the old game Need For Speed II SE and was able to play it with XP installed. However on Windows 7 it won't work, even with the compatibility settings used. The games start screen and the setup options loads correctly, but when the actual game starts the graphics are completely corrupted, apperaing in lots of strange colors. Can this be helped?


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09 Mar 2011   #2
Crispy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)
 
 

Looks like its not compatible with windows 7: Windows 7 Compatibility for Need For Speed II SE: Drivers, Updates, Downloads

You can also try this thread: Windows 7 Game Compatibility List
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09 Mar 2011   #3
Garcia

Windows 7 Professional, 32 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Crispy View Post
Looks like its not compatible with windows 7: Windows 7 Compatibility for Need For Speed II SE: Drivers, Updates, Downloads

You can also try this thread: Windows 7 Game Compatibility List
Thanks. Doesn't look to good
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02 May 2012   #4
Amit Verdeii

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

hello,
I have the same problem running Need for Speed II SE on windows 7 32 bit. I tried to Open the game using windows compatibility tool but the graphics are not loading properly and game is running slowly... Please anybody help
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02 May 2012   #5
shalompanna

Windows 7 ultimate Build 7600 x86
 
 

I Find solution see below
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02 May 2012   #6
shalompanna

Windows 7 ultimate Build 7600 x86
 
 

see last below
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02 May 2012   #7
BlackSparrow

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

first off, i would like to say welcome to the forums shalompanna, Garcia and Amit Verdeii. As for the problem, it's a good idea to be the admin of the computer, that way you can easily make the graphics for the game you want better. As for the problem with the strange colors, I suggest that you run the game in Compatibility view 32 bit so it won't show. I have NFS2, normal and SE (i have 2 computers that I run one or the other on) and MW and the same problems happen to me, but when i run it in 32 bit compatibility it doesn't show weird colors, it shows all the colors in the game. Hope this helps.
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05 May 2012   #8
shalompanna

Windows 7 ultimate Build 7600 x86
 
 

I have a solution, hope this work
First of all i will tell u how to remove strange colors
1.Open notepad and type without brackets
(taskkill /F /IM explorer.exe
NFS2SEN.exe
start explorer.exe)

2.then save as batch file that should NFS2SEN.bat in game directory

To run game smoothly
1.check compatibly mode in vista (service pack 2) of NFS2SEN.exe not NFS2SEN.bat
run batch file that is NFS2SEN.bat
Enjoy!!!!
-nfs2se.jpg

If it seems hard for you u can download this batch file
NFS2SEN.bat


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09 May 2012   #9
Amit Verdeii

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

HI shalompanna,
thats works like magic, now i have better graphics for NFS2 se on win 7, so thanks for this magic bat file. but i am facing another problem, my game get stuck on first frame and i cant play the game. Even i can hear the sound of my car racing but i am stuck on the same screen....
it will be great if u can help on this...
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09 May 2012   #10
BlackSparrow

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

@Amit Verdeii - have you patched the game to the latest version (if there is one)? If so, than I do not know what the problem there is...
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