From: Winnipeg, MB
This stuff has been covered extensively with some pictures in the Windows 10 thread of this forum. Please read through it while looking at your own system and it will soon start to make sense.
PS - If your shortcut points to "Autorun", that is the overall Menu for the Game, the Editor, Check for Updates, etc. You need to find the game executable file
War in the Pacific Admiral Edition.exe on your system, select the .exe with a left click and drag it to the desktop to create a shortcut that points directly to the game file. Then Right Click on the shortcut to get the "properties" window and start reading the Win 10 thread about switches and what they fix/do.
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