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I've been looking to run Fallout / Fallout 2 in windowed mode; I have the steam version. Has anyone had any experience getting this to work? I'm running Windows 7 64bit.

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The tag has Fallout 2, I'm presuming that you meant fallout 2? – McKay Aug 5 '10 at 21:05
@McKay, I understand fallout-series as referring to all fallout games (1-3) -- I think he's specifically asking about Fallout and Fallout 2 – juan Aug 5 '10 at 21:14
Hmm, I was partially basing my guess on the fact that the original fallout had not been released on Steam, but it looks like it has. – McKay Aug 5 '10 at 21:23
@McKay When unsure, verify! – alexanderpas Aug 6 '10 at 21:41
@MGOwen I like to keep IM open when I'm playing Fallout in case someone needs something done in meatspace. – Tyler Szabo Oct 27 '10 at 18:40
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There is no way to do it with stock Fallout 2, but there are mods available to do it.

For example, this one: Timeslip Fallout 2 engine tweaks for Windows 2000/XP/Vista

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The link there is dead, but I found the ddraw.ini files in the respective Fallout directories. Either Steam ships with it (disabled) or I've secretly patched my own software. Thanks a lot :) – Tyler Szabo Aug 5 '10 at 21:51

You should get Killap's mod:

It takes care of this. If you read the readme it tells you how can you do this.

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