Windows 7 - Age of Empires 2 graphic issues

April 2018


I have a problem running Age of Empires 2 on Windows 7. The colors are not properly displayed.


- start the game (AOE2) and press Alt + Tab
- Launch the task manager (Ctrl + Alt + Del) go to the Processes tab and look for explorer.exe
- Right click on explorer.exe and "stop the process", (your desktop disappears except your screen)
- use Alt + Tab to return to the game and it should be OK.
- when you have finished playing the game close it normally
- open the task manager, tab under "new task" explorer.exe "and your desktop reappears like magic

Thanks to Firestarter77 for this tip.
Published by aakai1056. Latest update on October 20, 2016 at 09:37 AM by owilson.
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