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so i was tweaking the settings and switch from dx9 to dx 10 since my crossfire cards are dx10 tens cards, also this is on my other machine not my sig rig, it is also listed in my machines

any who i when to app data 4a games and delete the metro 2033 in hopes it would reset the settings. now the game runs off center in the upper left hand corner of my screen and of what i can see is the lower right hand corner, so 75 percent of the screen is off screen.
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It sounds to me like Metro 2033 needs to be reinstalled now. It may not need to be uninstalled, so I would try just running its installer and just installing right over it.
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but, it's steam game it doesn't have an installer.
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Verify the cache?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cdoublejj;13232724 
but, it's steam game it doesn't have an installer.
Then can it be uninstalled and reinstalled?

I don't use Steam for this very reason, so that's why I don't know these things.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cdoublejj;13232724 
but, it's steam game it doesn't have an installer.

Right click on the game, then click "delete local content". That will remove and uninstall the game. (You will have to download it again though)

If you want to be completely sure it's totally gone, go in to your C: drive steam folder and delete the Metro 2033 folder.
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post #7 of 12
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yeah for 4 hours! again! i'm gonna try verify cache first, then reinstall. well it looks like a redownload, I can't believe suck little innocent setting could do that, all i want to do was see how in inferior my out gfx cards were while i watched them melt down but, just another crappily code game.
Edited by cdoublejj - 4/22/11 at 2:23pm
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nope, half an hour to will see if it does the same thing again.
Edited by cdoublejj - 4/22/11 at 5:05pm
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When you started the game back up did it created that folder again with all the setting.ini or .cfg files in it? If so then maybe you can look through them and try to find something that lets you position where the picture is displayed at.

Edit: it should be in user.cfg; you may also be able to find the original in the Steam / Userdata area and do a search for user.cfg and copy it back into the AppData / Local / 4A Games / Metro 2033
Edited by XiCynx - 4/22/11 at 5:00pm
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