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Old 06-19-2010, 11:18 AM   #11
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Default Re: Age of Empires II and Windows 7 x64

right click the icon and put -w or -windowed after the target file, this way its now stretched on widerscreens.
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Old 06-19-2010, 09:15 PM   #12
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^Nope, I've got a standard screen. But killing Explorer worked great. Rep for you, Neodude112320. I just wish I knew what exactly was the issue. And if some one would make a batch file for me that would kill explorer, start AOE II, and then start explorer when I closed AOE II, that would be great. PM me if you make one.
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Where is your AOE Executable Located,ill make you a script and then ill post it here....
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C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Games\Age of Empires II\age2_x1\age2_x1.exe
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Default Re: Age of Empires II and Windows 7 x64

Ok,Create an an empty batch file and just put this in it;

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TASKKILL /F /IM "explorer.exe"

chdir C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Games\Age of Empires II\age2_x1\

age2_x1.exe

cls



Pause

explorer.exe

exit
When the game exits,hit enter and explorer will start.
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Thank you! I'll post back with feedback. I used to be good with batch files, but I never wrote one to kill a process. Eventually, I stopped using them and got rusty. Thanks so much for your help.
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It worked! Rep for you. But isn't the prompt supposed to close after you press enter? And is there a way to make it detect when AOE II closes? Your batch works great, and I'm not criticizing or being ungrateful, but I would like it to be as seamless as possible, in case I have to do this on other computers. Thanks.
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Yeah that would be cool but i have absolutely no idea how do get it to automatically sense the AOE Has closed.
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I think it can be done in C. Maybe batch. I just don't like going through a tome to find out, though.
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I Might give it a shot in visual studio later....
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