Tutorial after installing MM2 on Win 8/8.1

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Tutorial after installing MM2 on Win 8/8.1

Postby CabarrubiasProductions » Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:53 am

The previous one was failed, ending up screwing my PC. It's not that the DWM's fault, it might the DirectX fault. Sorry for your damages to do it in my old tutorial, but of course I'm not responsible for it.

So, let's get started.

1.) Of course, install Midtown Madness 2 (duh). After you install, don't run it yet.

2.) If you using Windows 8.1, download the KB2908279 update on the Microsoft Download Center:

Windows 8.1 32-bit: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/downloa ... x?id=40910
Windows 8.1 64-bit: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/downloa ... x?id=40909

If you enable automatic updates or install all updates manually on Windows Update, then you don't need to install this hotfix.

3.) Run regedit (Registry Editor), if asked by UAC popup, click Yes.

4.) Browse in the registry to reach that following address...

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HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags
.... and find the "Layers" folder key. If that key doesn
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Postby midtown96 » Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:43 pm

I dont have problems with mm2 on windows 8.1. Only with mm1.
The game is running very slow if I use hardware renderer.
Please help!

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Postby Kunal2045 » Tue Jun 02, 2015 9:16 am

Can you confirm that this will let MM2 run smoothly with high fps?
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Postby CabarrubiasProductions » Tue Jun 02, 2015 9:51 am

Can you confirm that this will let MM2 run smoothly with high fps?
Yes, this is what I'm talking about.

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Postby whoami » Wed Nov 11, 2015 1:40 pm

Should this work on Windows 10 as well, assuming I have all the latest updates installed? I've done the Wine thing before to no avail...

EDIT: Confirmed works. THANK YOU SO MUCH. :"D
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