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Hello!

I have downloaded the trial version of RPG Maker XP

but it refuses to work...

I get the message

"Cannot run with less than 1024 x 768 resolution"

But I am using a 32 inches monitor at 1080p!

Any ideas why this happens?
 

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Please state the exact resolution of your monitor as set in the windows display options.


There are several modern widescreen-monitors that have less than 768 height even if they are a lot more in width.
 

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It is 1920x1080...
 

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whcih windows are you using?


In the case of Win7 or Win8, what is the display percentage for zooming (needs to be 100%, but sometimes Windows sets it to 125%)
 

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hmm...I think it has to do with my DPI settings(I have them on High),

I set the program to  disable high DPI, and now it works!

But now there is another weird problem

when I make a new project a warning window pops up and says

"Failed to copy folder"

I'm running the program with administrator privileges....
 

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"Failed to copy folder"


I'm running the program with administrator privileges....
That is a known quirk - the default folder for XP projects is the program folder, and that's a restricted folder where no one should save data in the later windows versions.
You need to select a different folder to crreate new projects manually, best one is probably "my documents"
 
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I see.

Is there any way to make it work with high DPI settings though?
 

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No, because a high DPI makes windows act as if you had a lower resolution.
 

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I see.

Anyway I got it to work so this can be closed.

Thanks!!!
 

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