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Mirh (talkcontribs)
Garrett (talkcontribs)

As I've mentioned on a previous thread, the problem there is that the Application Compatibility Toolkit is highly specific and requires some level of understanding of the problem--and the ideal solution is to then provide a game-specific fix package. As a result I'm not sure how useful generic instructions would be.

Mirh (talkcontribs)

It's usually difficult to pinpoint what's the compatibility bit required, yes...
but the point here was instead to provide yet another way to (permanently) force affinity on a single core, assuming you already know that's needed

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Ignored color calibration profiles + saturation enhancer

Mirh (talkcontribs)
RaTcHeT302 (talkcontribs)

Neat, that's reall useful.

NeoChaos (talkcontribs)
Marioysikax (talkcontribs)

Oh man, solution that doesn't require dll injecting and is monitor/mode specific? Thanks for this!

Mirh (talkcontribs)

Judging by "sister thread", it's not like some games can't only work with injection.

Mirh (talkcontribs)
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2409:4070:4E91:5C20:7582:65F9:7311:833B (talkcontribs)

bro.. blood stone is not starting just apearing an icon on the taskbar and then its gone automatically pleas can anyone help me

Deton24 (talkcontribs)

Probably you use retail original game. I afraid the issue can be connected with SecuROM DRM.

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Mirh (talkcontribs)

Disclaimer: this is just for judicious testers for fix researching affairs. I don't think "the mass" is wise enough to take the liberty of disregarding a security measure

So.. we all know the story. Bcdedit, DSEO, self-signing and all. But did you know:

  • until Vista SP1 the later wasn't needed?
  • XP 64-bit (yes, it existed) didn't need signing at all?
  • Malware used to dexterously bypass the enforcement?
  • and Microsoft attempt to patch this further tightened requirements? KB2506014
  • DRM compliant (graphics/audio) and boot-start drivers require additional signing?
  • W10 and Secure boot enabled systems have even stricter policies? [possible workaround]

Watermarks can possibly be tinkered with this

EDIT: everything from Α to Ω [clause]
EDIT2: Loading unsigned code into kernel in Windows 10 (64) with help of VMware Workstation Pro/Player design flaw (should work up to Player 12.5.2)

EDIT3: final profit!

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SirYodaJedi (talkcontribs)
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Mirh (talkcontribs)
SirYodaJedi (talkcontribs)

So, basically a shortcut key to taskkill /f /im <program name>?

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SirYodaJedi (talkcontribs)

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Mirh (talkcontribs)
  • RunAsHighest is never disable-able (Vista+)
  • Application Compatibility Engine is forcefully always enabled (8.1+)
  • Ruined "disable display scaling on high DPI displays" setting (W10 NU, potentially improved later - workarounds)
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Mirh (talkcontribs)
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Non-unicode applications: replace Microsoft AppLocale

Vetle (talkcontribs)

Microsoft's AppLocale is discontinued and should be replaced with something like Locale Emulator.

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