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True, just a thought while you were DL'ing the game again. I like to plan ahead on what to do if my current troubleshooting step fails to correct the issue.

Edit: What v, if any, of Visual Basic installs with the game? Do you have other games installed that use a different version, could be a conflict there....possibly *shruggs*. Really odd issue though TBH.
Edited by Canis-X - 5/24/11 at 11:55am
   
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94% of installation complete. We'll see if it's fixed, soon.


Problems continue.
Edited by De-Zant - 5/24/11 at 1:20pm
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Do you have a spare HDD that you can load a new install of your OS on then install fresh drivers and the game to rule out any conflicts possibly or maybe someone else that will let you place your card into their rig to see if the issue follows the card or not?
   
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
Hi. I just tried playing dirt 3 and every 2D surface with a color that is white or almost white is messed up and is replaced by a pixellated blue, red, pink, or purple color. This includes the sun on the sky while driving, as well as the live overlay, as well as the menus that have white.


I realize nobody most likely knows the answer to this puzzle but it's worth a try.


Every other game is fine.
This happened to me in DiRT 2 where the china map was night time for some reason and it was really dark, reinstalled and working properly.
post #15 of 19
I also have a 5870, had the latest drivers (11.5), and had the same problem.

I tried this hotfix, and it fixed it!
http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles...15ahotfix.aspx
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Originally Posted by Canis-X View Post
Do you have a spare HDD that you can load a new install of your OS on then install fresh drivers and the game to rule out any conflicts possibly or maybe someone else that will let you place your card into their rig to see if the issue follows the card or not?
Don't have anyone who would want to endure the hours it took to install the drivers on this card. It's a difficult job. This card just might be faulty. It sure didn't take as much effort to install drivers on my other 5870, which is not with me anymore.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Socks keep you warm View Post
This happened to me in DiRT 2 where the china map was night time for some reason and it was really dark, reinstalled and working properly.
I already reinstalled.

Quote:
Originally Posted by dingbatic View Post
I also have a 5870, had the latest drivers (11.5), and had the same problem.

I tried this hotfix, and it fixed it!
http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles...15ahotfix.aspx
I think I won't start messing with the drivers now. I might when the next set of drivers release. 11.6 or sometin.
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I installed the 11.5 drivers and that fixed it.
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This bug affects all Radeon HD5xxx series cards from what i know and installing the latest driver can fix it but another way to stop it is to play it in windowed mode. I did so and the red spots are gone. You can still use a big window and it will still be like playing in full screen.
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I already said that windowed mode gives me terrible performance. It's like 10FPS
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