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so ive been craving to play diablo II but I cant get it to run on windows 7 anyone have a fix for this, i have tried all the basics and cant get it to work please help.
 
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so ive been craving to play diablo II but I cant get it to run on windows 7 anyone have a fix for this, i have tried all the basics and cant get it to work please help.
Right click on the shortcut, go to properties, then compatibility. Run it with xp SP3 compatibility.
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Many people have this problem. You need to go to Blizzard's website and download the latest update. Then you'll be able to run it without compatibility issues, and you won't have to run it as Win XP SP3

http://us.blizzard.com/support/artic...rticleId=20758
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Right click on the shortcut, go to properties, then compatibility. Run it with xp SP3 compatibility.
This. Also while you're there, check the 'Run this program as an administrator' box.
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Right click on the shortcut, go to properties, then compatibility. Run it with xp SP3 compatibility.
ive tried that didnt work, i thought that fell under i tried the basics category

Ive also tried a patch, and reinstalling with no eval
 
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Many people have this problem. You need to go to Blizzard's website and download the latest update. Then you'll be able to run it without compatibility issues, and you won't have to run it as Win XP SP3

http://us.blizzard.com/support/artic...rticleId=20758
ive install an update recently trying to fix it, but ill try this one anyways, hopefully it will solve the problem
 
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hm when i download the client off of battle.net i have no issues getting D2 or LoD to run on x64 win7...if you havent...try downloading from battle.net instead of using a cd or patches
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that patch worked, i only had version 1.13b, and not 1.13c thanks guys
 
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