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So i've got a 7800GT.. anywho i'm trying to play some wc3 and.. the max res is 1280 x 960.. i was just wondering if there's anyway to force 1440
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no. it's your monitor's max resolution
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You can't force a game's res past your monitor's limit, but you can manually set the res to a game.

Add this to the end of the command line of your launch icon to make the game run say 1280x1024.

+menu 1 +fullscreen 1 +szx 1280 +szy 1024
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You can't force a game's res past your monitor's limit, but you can manually set the res to a game.

Add this to the end of the command line of your launch icon to make the game run say 1280x1024.

+menu 1 +fullscreen 1 +szx 1280 +szy 1024
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i'm asking because 1440 is my max res but in wc3 the max res for the game is 1280 x 960
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The only way to force War3 to display a different (higher) resolution is to do a simple registry edit. I have done this before in the past and it is safe.

Start--->Run--->RegEdit. Follow the below navigation...

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Blizzard Entertainment\\Warcraft III\\Video

There are two variables that you must change...

reswidth = xxxx (Make sure you change the default hex value to decimal value)
resheight = yyyy

Example - 24" widescreen with 1920x1200 resolution.

reswidth = 1920
resheight = 1200

Have fun playing War3 with your monitor's native resolution.
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Originally Posted by Zulli85 View Post
The only way to force War3 to display a different (higher) resolution is to do a simple registry edit. I have done this before in the past and it is safe.

Start--->Run--->RegEdit. Follow the below navigation...

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareBlizzard EntertainmentWarcraft IIIVideo

There are two variables that you must change...

reswidth = xxxx (Make sure you change the default hex value to decimal value)
resheight = yyyy

Example - 24" widescreen.

reswidth = 1920
resheigh = 1200

Have fun playing War3 with your monitor's native resolution.

alright so i found those.. however.. when i double click to edit.. 500 pops up.. do i just type in the native res for both of them?
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alright so i found those.. however.. when i double click to edit.. 500 pops up.. do i just type in the native res for both of them?
As long as you change the default hex value to decimal value and type in the correct resolution it will work fine.
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