endre2714 Nov 30, 2012 @ 2:16pm
Empire: Total War and Windows 8 incompatibility
I own this game since it has been released, have over 200 hours of gameplay in it, not a single glitch since then. Recently upgraded to Win 8, and having an annoying thing since. When I move my cursor ingame to the lower left corner or the right edge, the game starts alt-tabbing 3-4 times between the desktop and the game back and forth - I guess it's the starting screen icon and the search bar interference. I hope they do sg about it, even though the game is not a youngster.
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Dr Van Nostrand from the Clinic Nov 30, 2012 @ 4:15pm 
The soluttion is simple. Don't use Windows 8.
endre2714 Nov 30, 2012 @ 5:29pm 
Originally posted by Simran:
The soluttion is simple. Don't use Windows 8.

Wow, jeez, thanks, never thought about this option before! *sigh*
Ryan Dec 1, 2012 @ 3:15am 
I'm running this in windows 8 with no problems, just tested what you said was the issue and it works fine...
endre2714 Dec 1, 2012 @ 4:45am 
For me Win 8 is much better I had anything before named Windows. Everything is faster, even I like the interface. Anyway, I want to keep it, I use it only playing, nothing can beat OSX.

Ryan: if you have some time, keep playing for a while, it's usually starts to happen in 20-30 mins. Actually I saw yesterday the log in screen for a second - it looks like it tries to go to sleep, maybe does not recognize I'm using some app? No idea honestly.
Zeltra_14 Dec 1, 2012 @ 5:14am 
Lol
HexeR Dec 6, 2012 @ 10:44pm 
Try playing around with compatibility options?
Vigo the Carpathian Dec 7, 2012 @ 8:07pm 
Try throwing that computer in the garbage because windows 8 soiled it.
Squarepants Dec 8, 2012 @ 12:51pm 
Originally posted by endre2714:
Recently upgraded to Win 8,

http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/well-theres-your-problem
yaomingrotfl Feb 22, 2013 @ 3:20pm 
lol so funny to see win 8 haters everywhere. IMHO win 8 is better than 7 too and yes I have it on my desktop pc gaming (oh my god now it's a tablet lol) and yes Empire Total War works fine even with Darthmod installed.
Dark Angel Feb 22, 2013 @ 4:14pm 
Windows 8 sucks period nough said
Capt. Odysseus Feb 22, 2013 @ 8:40pm 
im using windows 8 and dont have this issue.....
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