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I just bought stalker, and tried to launch it.

Whenever i do, my screen gives me "OUT OF RANGE", meaning the resolution is to large for it, correct?

How can i fix this?

EDIT: Bought it off steam.

Max screen res is 1400*900 -i believe-

I cannot get into the game at all.
Edited by xxhaloownerxx - 5/26/08 at 8:20pm
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post #2 of 14
This normally means it's set to launch at a res too big for your monitor to handle, what is your windows desktop res set too? 1440x 900 i assume as thats the native for your monitor. Used to be you can monitor the launch config file to adjust the default launching resolution of games but haven't had to do that in years.
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cant be too big of res, i played stalker with 1440 x 900. if u have a higher res then switch to a different monitor that supports a lower res, that will happen.
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It could be loading at a resolution to low for your monitor as well or a resolution your monitor doesn't support. Try hunting for an ini file somewhere that sets your width and height.
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It could be loading at a resolution to low for your monitor as well or a resolution your monitor doesn't support. Try hunting for an ini file somewhere that sets your width and height.
Alright, where would this .ini file be?


I've looked in the Steam/Apps/xxhaloownerxx/STALKER. Couldent find it.
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check your my documents folder as well as your steamapps/common directory for a stalker directory. In all honesty, I just installed this game today for review so I'm going to have to hunt for it when I get home. Google forcing stalker into a resolution as well.
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post #7 of 14
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check your my documents folder as well as your steamapps/common directory for a stalker directory. In all honesty, I just installed this game today for review so I'm going to have to hunt for it when I get home. Google forcing stalker into a resolution as well.
'I found a "user.ltx" File that had a "vidoptions" in it, i changed it to 1400x900, still no luck.

Anyone know about forcing resolutions?
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post #8 of 14
forcing is a hard job... try using the originals, the are still the best...
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forcing is a hard job... try using the originals, the are still the best...
you mean the original resolution?

Thats the one thats giving me problems

Anyone know where settings.ini is?

EDIT: or just any way i can fix it?
Edited by xxhaloownerxx - 5/27/08 at 6:14pm
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vid_mode [WxH] - Controls the Resolution used for the game, as set under the Resolution option in the in-game settings. Here however you can try setting a custom resolution by entering it in the correct WxH format (e.g. 1280x960 or 640x480) - as long as your monitor supports it. Note that you will have to use the vid_restart console command to implement the change if using this command in the console.
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Is that the same thing as the "vidoptions" that you already tried? Did you use the console command as well to activate the change?
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