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JustMe74 04-04-2009 04:25 PM

Screen Flicker - Unplayable Fullscreen
 
I just bought this game and installed it, but I'm getting extreme screen flicker if I run in fullscreen mode. It seems to work fine in windowed mode though... tried with all graphics options at the lowest and highest settings, nothing seems to help. I did install all the way up to the latest beta patch, no change.

OS: Windows 7 64-bit (tried the various compatibility modes - no difference)
RAM: 4 GB DDR3
CPU: QX6850
GPU: HD4870

Any suggestions?

Shadow 04-05-2009 02:19 PM

For screen flicker I would make sure monitor sync is on and/or update your graphics card drivers. If neither of those work you could try to turn off the hardware cursor.

JustMe74 04-06-2009 09:00 AM

Unfortunately none of that worked... the only thing that works is running the game in windowed mode. No other games that I own exhibit this behavior....

Shadow 04-07-2009 04:12 PM

Hmm. You don't have monitor sync or something list that forced off in your graphics card options do you (in windows itself not in the game).

Other than that I don't have any other ideas at the moment. It might be something broken in Windows 7 (if it is I hope they fix it before they release).

Anyone else have any ideas?

rlpowell 06-16-2009 06:59 PM

I had the same issue, actually; also on Windows 7 64-bit. Running in a full-sized window actually works well, though (that is, the window being the same size as the desktop resolution), so I do that. I prefer it anyways; faster task switching.

-Robin


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