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I've looked around on my origin games folder for the .exe to add -w to it, but i couldn't find the exe file at all.

Any idea how i can change it to window?
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I'd like to know as well, picked it up free with the code thing but it really messes up my monitor config when it runs in fullscreen 1600x1050.
 
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I have the same issue... but with NFS Pro Street... does just putting -w usually work? I may try that.
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Usually does with the direct exe file, but for some odd reason i can't find mine for sims.
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Originally Posted by dnnk View Post

Usually does with the direct exe file, but for some odd reason i can't find mine for sims.

It's buried in the Origin\SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition\Apps subdir, here is the commandline I made to run it with my native resolution:

"D:\Games\Origin\SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition\Apps\SimCity 4.exe" -CustomResolution:enabled -r1920x1080x32

Just substitute your Origin install dir.
    
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Thats odd, nothings in my games folder.
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post #7 of 9
Oh, there is actually another folder called "Origin Games" sitting under Program Files (x86) (at least for me). There you can find Sim City4 > apps > the game .exe. I got it working in 1080p but I still can't window mode it, though I guess this is better than nothing.
 
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After making a shortcut, adding -w or -window doesn't do anything at all. =\
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post #9 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by dnnk View Post

Thats odd, nothings in my games folder.

D:\Games is just the dir I installed Origin in, substitute your Origin install dir i.e.

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition\Apps\SimCity 4.exe" -CustomResolution:enabled -r1920x1080x32
    
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