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Microsoft KB Archive/252788

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Article ID: 252788

Article Last Modified on 8/18/2005


  • Microsoft Midtown Madness

This article was previously published under Q252788


When you start Microsoft Midtown Madness, randomly colored shapes may be displayed on the screen or you may experience other graphic related symptoms.


To resolve this issue, use the following methods in the order in which they are presented.

Install Midtown Multiplayer Patch

To download and install the Midtown Multiplayer Patch (Mmpat.exe) from the following Microsoft Web site:

Update Your Video Driver

To update the driver for your video adapter, contact the manufacturer of your video adapter. For information about how to contact the manufacturer of your video adapter, click the appropriate article number in the following list to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

65416 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, A-K

60781 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, L-P

60782 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, Q-Z

NOTE: This behavior has been reported when either an nVIDIA GeForce 256, GeForce2, or GeForce3 video adapter is installed in the computer.


The Midtown Multiplayer Patch resolves the following issues:

  • To prevent you or any other player from enjoying an unfair advantage over another player, you are unable to change the tuning parameters of any vehicle.
  • You are unable to select a locked vehicle when you join a multiplayer session.
  • Several bugs related to switching views have been fixed.

The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

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