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I tried everything but nothing works??
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As far as I know you can't, the game was made in a 480 resolution. It should do widescreen though, just check your PS bios settings and make sure its in 16:9.
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Can't dude. The way the game was coded and made was for TVs at the time, which a majority were SD... On top of that the PSone was never meant to be HD in the first place.
 
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Use an emulator?
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I tried everything but nothing works??
have you tried a older non-HD tv that way it will look clearer
    
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Use an emulator?
What's an emulator?
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What's an emulator?
its a program that works in the same way as hardware from what ever you choose i.e. ps2 emulator will use the hardware from your computer to act like a ps2 (within windows) and will use the software from a ps2 to run the games btw some people say that psx2 (the best ps2 emulator) will push an intel core i7 to its limits because a ps2 uses 128 bit cpu and i7 is only 64 bit and like in one of the other comments even if you did this then it still wouldnt be in 1080p because the programmers didnt program it to run in 1080p
    
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Its like taking a small picture and blowing it up... it dont work out ... if the source is not 1080 or at least close to it... its just gonna look bad. period
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its a program that works in the same way as hardware from what ever you choose i.e. ps2 emulator will use the hardware from your computer to act like a ps2 (within windows) and will use the software from a ps2 to run the games btw some people say that psx2 (the best ps2 emulator) will push an intel core i7 to its limits because a ps2 uses 128 bit cpu and i7 is only 64 bit and like in one of the other comments even if you did this then it still wouldnt be in 1080p because the programmers didnt program it to run in 1080p
So, how do i get emulator to work on PC?
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So, how do i get emulator to work on PC?
i never actually tried it properly it took like a week for me to to get it to even start up then i gave up because i found out that it wouldnt work on my pc. you should go on here http://pcsx2.net/ then click on guide and it should help you and i seen your rig in the signature box and it should just about work for you if you can get it going. btw its still in the beta stage after 2 years of work and the guy that made it got married and has got a job so he wont be developing it anymore but someone will probably carry on developing it
and when you do get it working it will make the games incredibly glitchy because no computer in the world has got the ps2 emotion chip built in so your best bet would be to just buy a ps2 and an old tv
    
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