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post #11 of 22
Try the newer 7.6 drivers, they came over very recently.

http://ati.amd.com
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post #12 of 22
Hey, I have the same problem as well while trying to run Starcraft. I contacted AMD/ATI support, and they said it was a known issue, so I guess that means that they are working on it. I installed the latest drivers from site just now [6/25?], and still no luck. onoes
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I've tried even the new cat 7.7, but still no go. I hope ATI fixes this or i'm gonna ebay this card and get an 8800GTX instead.
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yeah lol I realized it didn't work when my friend asked me to play and it was saying how I had to set my desktop res at like 480xsomething and I was like ***, I can't go that low. I don't play it anymore so it's really not that big of a deal, but would be interesting to get it fixed.
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Just notice this problem today since I wanna play StarCraft on my new PC. I'm using 7.7 since I'm having problems with 7.8. Anyone got any luck playing StarCraft or have to wait for StarCraft 2? With this powerful GPU?
Anyway I'm using XP pro 32-bit and tried every advice given here and no luck with it.
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post #16 of 22
Hi,

im playing 7-8 years starcraft and never had problems.
2 weeks ago i buy a brandnew pc with hd2600xt and core2duo etc.
i install starcraft and my graphic card cant go unter 16bit color....
what the heck.. i never experienced that a pc is "too good" for a game -_-
this is so annoying..
hope we get a solution soon... until then i will try some highend games..

greetz
post #17 of 22
yeah we're all experiencing this problem....

It might take some time but it should get fixed soon, but atleast you can look forward to SC2 which looks very nice indeed!
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post #18 of 22
BWAHAHAHAHAH XD Good one. You could probably just have the freaking CPU render that one....if I'm not mistaken that game came out before 3d graphics accelerators......mmx FTW.

In all seriousness, try running in Win95/98/2k compatibility mode. Right click the starting icon, properties, compatibility.
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post #19 of 22
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Originally Posted by binormalkilla View Post
BWAHAHAHAHAH XD Good one. You could probably just have the freaking CPU render that one....if I'm not mistaken that game came out before 3d graphics accelerators......mmx FTW.

In all seriousness, try running in Win95/98/2k compatibility mode. Right click the starting icon, properties, compatibility.
Nah, no compatibility needed, you just need a fixed SC driver like 7.8 for me.

7.8 Works very well in SC.
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post #20 of 22
AH!
MTLance dude thx
I missed the 7.8 driver ^^ last time i looked at the site it was 7.7
And look!!! Starcraft works 7.8 lets the game switch to 256color mode
If it wasnt you maybe i wouldve noticed 7.8 much later

letz get back to business
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