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Anonymous
August 15, 2005 8:56:03 AM

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my computer is refusing to let me play games in full screen, it seems to be
since i changed the resolution of Grand Theft Auto 3. when i go to play a
game the screen goes black as if its about to work then i see my desktop
again as though nothing happened.
please help me as i just bought san andreas and can't get it to work!
Anonymous
August 15, 2005 2:34:26 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.games (More info?)

Hi Halim,

You might need to edit your GTA3.ini file to adjust the video settings,
however since that isn't as easy as it sounds, try adjusting your desktop
resolution so that it matches the resolution you've set for the game. See:
http://www.take2games.com/index.php?p=support_pc&sectio...

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"Halim" <Halim@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:04A80EDD-A913-4395-A6E5-C8174F13D644@microsoft.com...
| my computer is refusing to let me play games in full screen, it seems to be
| since i changed the resolution of Grand Theft Auto 3. when i go to play a
| game the screen goes black as if its about to work then i see my desktop
| again as though nothing happened.
| please help me as i just bought san andreas and can't get it to work!
!