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Old 01-31-2011, 03:28 PM   #1
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Crazy Colors During the Game

I have a Windows 7 computer, and whenever I try to play this game the colors go bozonkers. The game starts with the whole screen covered with bright pixels until I get hit or pick up an item, and there are white patches all over the walls and NPCs. Anyone know what I should do?

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Old 02-07-2011, 04:14 PM   #2
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Quick and dirty solution, which usually works for older games in Win7.

Start up the game.
Then alt-tab to desktop and press ctrl-alt-del and open Task Manager.
Go to the Processes tab, find explorer.exe and click End Process
Alt-tab back to your game
Play without the colour palette messing up.
When you've finished your gaming session, bring up the Task Manager again, go to File, New Task (Run...) and type "explorer" to bring back your start bar again
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Old 02-13-2011, 08:40 PM   #3
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That can't be good for the computer, is there a cleaner way?

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Old 06-05-2011, 01:29 AM   #4
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For me turning on hardware accelaration actually worked and fixed the problem with crazy colours. And runs nicely. But according to the sticky here, this might not work well with all modern cards. At least give it a shot though.
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Old 06-13-2011, 12:08 AM   #5
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Yeah, turning on hardware acceleration, if it works for you, is the simplest solution, and gives you 16-bit color and texture filtering.

If you Google Windows 7 color fix there are a few different ways to go about solving it. Terminating Explorer is the easiest in most cases though, and is completely harmless.
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Old 07-01-2011, 04:18 AM   #6
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Yeah, turning on hardware acceleration, if it works for you, is the simplest solution, and gives you 16-bit color and texture filtering.

If you Google Windows 7 color fix there are a few different ways to go about solving it. Terminating Explorer is the easiest in most cases though, and is completely harmless.
So, I had the same problem as the guy up there. I can't turn on hardware acceleration, and I don't want to terminate explorer EVERY time I play this game. I turned on windows basic, and that fixed the inverted colors. But there are still a few textures that are wonky, and I tried running the game in compatability mode, but it didn't work. Any other suggestions?
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Old 07-02-2011, 06:47 PM   #7
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I'm having the same problem, too, but it seems when I load the game, the colors are fine, but my entire computer freezes and becomes unresponsive. Would enabling hardware acceleration fix this, too?
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Old 07-03-2011, 03:08 AM   #8
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http://forums.steampowered.com/forum...mysteries+sith

I know that I once fixed my colors for this game.
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