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#1 Feb 04 2009 at 10:39 PM Rating: Decent
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My problem is after installing FFXI on a new machine, and it crashes when I use a background resolution of 1024x1024. If the overall resolution is very high, it crashes on title screen, if it's a little lower, it'll load up the game, the lighting will dim and brighten, then crash at some point. Why?

Why not:
- My new computer can definitely handle the game, it's a newer laptop with higher specs and graphics card than my old laptop.
- Updated my graphics driver
-Directx 9.0c on it

Here's the thing: DirectX's DirectDraw diagnostic test failed when attempting to draw a white square at full screen (other tests worked). The fullscreen test gave me the BSOD.

Any clues as to this?
#2 Feb 05 2009 at 7:24 AM Rating: Decent
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What is the native resolution of your desktop? The game resolution can't be higher then your desktop resolution; it has to be the same or lower.

Edited, Feb 5th 2009 10:28am by Shaowstrike
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