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How to play Starcraft broodwar on windows 7 32bit?
I recently installed it and used compatibility mode but it runs with color glitches.
Screenshot:



Also can I increase the resolution to at least 1024x768?
Edited by edalbkrad - 10/25/09 at 10:47pm
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For compatibility mode try running under Windows XP.
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Mine's the same... Not as bad as your one is though. And it's hardly noticable in game. I don't know. I heard if you turn on compatibility mode to XP and open the Screen Resolution window while you run the game it works, but it didn't work for me. You can try give that a go.
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this is one thing you can do:

make a .bat file and put this in it:

taskkill /f /IM explorer.exe
D:\\Starcraft\\starcraft.exe
start explorer.exe

but instead of D:\\starcraft\\starcraft.exe just make sure it points to your own path for starcraft.exe

then run the bat file, should work fine. if you need to open anything like firefox you can just start a new task from the task manager. once you close sc explorer will restart but if you alt f4 you might have to start explorer.exe manually.

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with xp compatibility on. The game looks fine but the menus are still crap.
Is there anyway to increase resolution?
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There are ways to increase resolution. Someone posted a hack a while back. It may show up on google. Don't play online with it though because it could be seen as a game hack and you could get banned. At least from what I've heard. Considering that 99.9% of people play online then it would be useless to do I would think.

Btw that is how I play. The menu's and stuff suck but the actual game is fine.
    
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whats the website where you can download starcraft for windows 7
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