|20 Sep 2012||#1|
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Age of Empires 2 corrupt colors
EDITED at bottom of post
I have a HP Pavilion dv6t-6100 CTO laptop set up with switchable graphics.
The iGPU is the Intel HD 3000
The dGPU is an AMD Radeon HD 6770m
I've set the switchable graphics mode to "Fixed" in the BIOS.
When I try to play the game with the dGPU, it looks almost like the first couple of pixels on one side were dragged across the screen, so it's entirely unplayable and I can't get past the main menu because of this (however I can click where buttons are supposed to be and the game reacts with the correct sound)
When I try to play with the iGPU, the main menu is fine, but in game the colors are all wrong. For instance, the screenshot was taken while using the iGPU (not sure why it's not showing the colors wrong though) and on the minimap the color that's supposed to be sky-blue shows up as yellow, and the magenta/purple shows as blue. The grass has a bunch of pixels that show up as red, and in the water, you see just past the shore where the water is really light blue? There's a bunch of magenta pixels in there. And the deep parts have a lot of really dark purple pixels.
Any help would be greatly appreciated, and I've made a disc image so I can insert or remove files if I need to.
this is what my screen looks like http://img4.imageshack.us/img4/6167/140520091107.jpg
As I posted this in the midst of my frustration with the issue, I was still looking around on the web for a solution. However, I found that changing my Windows theme to Classic, as suggested by adamzx, solved the bad colors issue.
My issue with the dGPU (a little better described here) has yet to be resolved
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