StarCraft® II

Starcraft 2 not working on windows 8

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It also tells me that there is an internal error
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Did that method work for you KingLucifer? The one Vapor recommended? I'm curious. Thank you :)
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I ran Starcraft II.exe in compatbility mode for windows XP. deleted everything in updates folder and ran as admin. worked for me on windows 8 i hope it works for you guys.
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yeah the installer actually crashes for me in windows 8. I cannot even get the game fully installed. But when it gets to the "playable" state during the download, I AM able to play just fine. But if I try to complete the download the installer crashes.

It's a custom built machine on windows 8 It's very strange. I'm hoping HoTS does not have this issue.
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try running cmd.exe as admin
and typing

sfc /scannow

in the cmd prompt
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I have a problem too with SC it looks like someone took a magnet to the game....just looks horrible this happened after I updated with windows 8(8.1) can anybody help?!
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Tlaloc, let's check out your video card and drivers, and as well as some other computer specs with the Direct X Diagnostic Tool (dxdiag):

After you've created the dxdiag report file, open it up, and copy and paste everything, except after this section:
DirectShow Filters

After you paste everything into a post, highlight everything, and hit the "pre" button (It says "Code Blocks" when you hover your mouse over it). That'll make the information much more readable.
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