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I have Dirt 3 through Steam because of the free key giveaway but haven't even been able to play it since I've been having problems. Pretty much all I did was change the screen rez and maxed out the graphics then I saved the settings and now the game is messed up. Now it only has a dark green background in game but the game is still working. I can click things and things will pop up like normal but there is no picture other than the dark green background. Is there any way I can fix this? I can't get to the settings menu cause I can't see it. Thanks
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If you have nvidia, and it looks like you do- some of the aa settings wont work. Go to folder dirt 3 game/ game/ hardware settings i think and delete it. restart dirt and change your settings to what you want that will work.

I had to do it a couple of times on my sli setup. i think i was able to max everything with 8 x csaa. the 16 on wont work.
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If you have nvidia, and it looks like you do- some of the aa settings wont work. Go to folder dirt 3 game/ game/ hardware settings i think and delete it. restart dirt and change your settings to what you want that will work.

I had to do it a couple of times on my sli setup. i think i was able to max everything with 8 x csaa. the 16 on wont work.
I cant find that folder to delete the hardware settings.
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bro, just type search dirt3 and it will show you the occurances- I think it was my my documents- I cant look right now- at work. but just look for dirt3 and delete hardware settings- it wont mess anything up, it will just bring the game back to its original settings...

You can google all this- the same problem existed with dirt 2.
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bro, just type search dirt3 and it will show you the occurances- I think it was my my documents- I cant look right now- at work. but just look for dirt3 and delete hardware settings- it wont mess anything up, it will just bring the game back to its original settings...

You can google all this- the same problem existed with dirt 2.
That fixed the problem. Thanks dude!
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That fixed the problem. Thanks dude!
You got it brother.
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