Three easy steps « Icrontic. Yesterday my roommate and partner in crime, Lincoln, busted out his Starcraft box (again). This time, however, he uses Windows 7 as his desktop OS. He was dubious, and sure enough, the 1.
It did launch, but the colors were all whacked out and the graphics were glitched in random places, rendering the whole mess unplayable. He tried the built- in Windows XP Virtual Machine, but that wouldn’t play it because the XP VM can’t change screen modes. Back to the drawing board. After some searching and some experimentation, he came to the following three- step fix: Right click the Starcraft icon - > Properties - > Compatibility tab. Check ALL the Settings, but do NOT check Compatibility Mode.
BSOD installing starcraft 2. Discussion in 'Crashes, BSODs and Debugging' started by thinlizzy, Apr 20, 2011. Running Starcraft + Brood War on Windows 7. install of windows 7 and installing Starcraft again as well. with a friends in windows 7 with 2. How to Install Starcraft on Windows 7. then you can just skip on ahead to step 2 which fixes the color issue.. No, you probably just got lucky. I just came off there forums and theres a host of problems with patching and installing the game. Have you downloaded the game from.
When you are ready to play, right click your desktop and click “Screen Resolution”. Leave this window open. Now launch Starcraft! For whatever reason, this admittedly odd fix solves the color issue. The most important bit: leave the Screen Res window open while you play and you’re golden.
By the way, Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty is out now!