Code: Select allSave that as xyz.reg and run it. Works for whatever version, will work for several versions simultaneously (you only have to run it once per version - just make sure you get the path right).
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers] "C:\\Path\\To\\AoS\\client.exe"="$ DWM8And16BitMitigation Layer_ForceDirectDrawEmulation"
If you play fullscreen, you'll probably experience screen flickering. I don't have a fix for this, so unfortunately you get to pick between shitty framerate and annoying, distracting screen flickering. I prefer to play at 60fps, so I put up with it.
ps bagz is a noob
I got sick of the flickering bullshit, so here's another fix. It doesn't require the original fix to run. It does prevent you from alt-tabbing out of aos (sorry). If you use a higher resolution you might have some fps issues while zoomed. Apart from that I love it woo
Grab this (alt link) and extract it into your ace of spades directory. That should be all you need to do afaik \:D/