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Windows 7: Starcraft Coloration Not Working


25 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
Starcraft Coloration Not Working

I've tried everything to try and get Starcraft to display in game correctly, but nothing has worked. Any ideas??? Just start throwing them out.


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26 Mar 2010   #2

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

Hi there,

Try this thread, and let me know if it works for you. If not, please explain what didn't work and at what stage it happened: StarCraft fix holy cow!

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team
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26 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 32-bit
 
 

In addition to that you can try reporting the bug to Microsoft, since explorer.exe is the cause of it.
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26 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I tried that thread. Didn't work. Any other ideas? I might send an error report. God forbid. xD
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26 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 32-bit
 
 

Open Notepad, and copy this into it:

taskkill /f /IM explorer.exe
E:\"Blizzard"\"Starcraft"\"Starcraft.exe"
start explorer.exe

Change the directory to the location of your Starcraft folder, keeping the quotes where they are. After this, press Ctrl+S, and save as type: All Files(*.*). Name the file *.bat, where * is the filename. Save it and run the new file, and you should see the problem resolved.
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27 Mar 2010   #6

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

That seems to have solved the color issue. I still have another problem though. The screen has lines flashing across the screen and a black patch up in the upper left corner. Here's a bad image of what it looks like.

http://img535.imageshack.us/img535/4...aftproblem.jpg

The green shows the splotchy area and the green lines show the lines that flicker across my screen. Any ideas on how to fix that as well?
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28 Mar 2010   #7

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

bump
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28 Mar 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Moochmaker, that screen shot looks like there are artifacts by the dozen.

If your card is OCed, STOP. If it is not, it might be going bad. Does this occur on any other games?

~Lordbob
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28 Mar 2010   #9

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Na. It doesn't happen in any of my other games that I know of. The video card is practically new. I got it near the end of last year. Shouldn't be that kind of issue.
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28 Mar 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Moochmaker View Post
Na. It doesn't happen in any of my other games that I know of. The video card is practically new. I got it near the end of last year. Shouldn't be that kind of issue.
Odd. It may just be going bad.
Do you have another card you can try? Do you have the latest drivers? Have you used previous drivers that cause no problem?

~Lordbob
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