Force Games into Windowed Mode

Akitakara

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Hey guys, I like to play Age of Empires II/III and Empire Earth II

However, I don't like playing in fullscreen. Is there anyway to force them as windowed mode? (I am aware that AOE 3 has that option built in unlike the others)

Many Thanks. :D

~Akitakara
 

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Zyonix

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If you right click on one of the icons, like on your Desktop, go to Properties. There will be a "Target:" text box that should have the directory map of the actual install location... after the end of the default text, press Space twice and type "-w." This may not work for all games due to different "Argument Recognition" inputs from different Publishers. Diablo, Diablo 2, Warcraft - Warcraft 3, and Star Craft all become "Windowed" if you use the "-w" argument.

Try it, it may work.
 

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