The scrolling bug in Age of Empires II is rather well-known. It has been mentioned at Gaming, too. The problem is that, in-game, the view constantly scrolls to the left and upwards. And the game is totally unplayable. It happens almost every time I try to play the game, except for the rare cases when I have just restarted the computer.
- I have not any Zune software installed.
- I have a high-end computer running Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit, Intel i7 CPU and nVidia GPU, with the latest graphics drivers and OS updates.
- The problem is resolved by a computer restart.
But it is not acceptable to have to restart the computer every time you want to play the game. At least not to me. In addition, I can't believe there is no other solution.
Indeed, a simple model of this problem is that there is a
ScrewThingsUp flag on the computer. This is set to
false when the OS starts, but is eventually set to
true, by some (as far as I know) unidentified process. Has anyone identified this process? In any case, has anyone found a way to reset the flag to