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Windows 7: Starcraft Coloration Not Working

28 Jul 2010   #21

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Great news. I just figured out the problem. It turns out that X-Fire is the cause for this, which somewhat makes sense. If X-Fire is trying to pop up while the game is playing, Starcraft might bug out and cause these lines to come up. The fix is simply to turn off X-Fire while you are playing and the graphics should run normally. Love it when you can figure things out with a little research. Here's where I found the fix.

Starcraft-Lines on left side of screen - Tech Support Guy Forums

Note: Look for post #14 by ashmiel

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29 Jul 2010   #22
WalkerA WinTeam

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) *** Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), OSX 10.6

Glad you were able to find a solution to this issue, Moochmaker! Thanks so much for coming back to post your results. Now you can finally play the original StarCraft... 2 days after StarCraft II came out

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29 Jul 2010   #23
Blue Steel

Windows 7 Ultimate X86

you can also read here.. i've posted how i fixed it on my system also someone is writing a generic patcher to fix this problem in the same message

How I fixed corrupt color palette on some old games on Windows 7
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