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Hey Guys, so I just got Vista Ultimate 32Bit (dads work ^^), i've installed it, works great so far Great os ^^. I've installed some games (CSS,HL2+EP1+2,HL2: DM,DoD:S,Portal)
All these Source engine based games work, except... for TF2.
When i still got XP it worked normally. Now it keeps reverting the screen to ingame display resolution and my windows display resolution.
Im getting the valve head, and i see the red menu background(loading....) screen, then it starts doing weird.
Specs are in sig. Overclock is 12Hrs+ Orthos stable.

Any suggestions?
Edited by dasparx - 5/29/08 at 9:53pm
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Try forcing it to start at a lower DX mode? (You can do this by right clicking ht egame and setting launch parameters)

-dxlevel 81 (For DirectX 8.1)
-dxlevel 70 (For DX7.0)

If that fails try
-autoconfig
That command resets everything.
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Its working, i had to set dxlevel 90 manually in launch parameters.
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i had the same problem... i ended up running it in compatability mode for xp sp2. that worked for a little bit but after that i had some more problems. i ended up reinstalling and it fixed everything.
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