[Resolved] Failed to create direct 3d device

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BlkSprk

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every time i try to run a program that uses direct 3d, or any 3d for that matter, it crashes out or errors out. i ran DXDiag, and all tests check out, except direct3d, i get the fallowing messages:

Direct3D 7 test results: Failure at step 8 (Creating 3D Device): HRESULT = 0x887602eb (error code)
Direct3D 8 test results: Failure at step 8 (Creating 3D Device): HRESULT = 0x8007000e (Out of memory)
Direct3D 9 test results: Failure at step 8 (Creating 3D Device): HRESULT = 0x8007000e (Out of memory)

its a Geforce4 4400 128mb, it just all the sudden started mid a game, then i couldnt boot the game back up. please, ,someone help me out here.

Tony
 
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Any errors in device manager? What DirectX version? Have you tried reinstalling or upgrading the drivers for your video card?
 

BlkSprk

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no errors in the manager, its dx 9, it did it with dx 8, i updated thinking it might fix it, i have updated as well as stepped back my drivers, nothing seems to help. i have not tried completely removing the device and readding it, but i will tonight, as for replacing, i have a voodoo3 ready to swap in if reinstalling dosnt help. but its a geforce 4 4400, it should work fine!!! grrrr
 

BlkSprk

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i uninstalled the graphics card, ,then reinstalled it, it fixed the problem. Note in order for it to have worked i had to uninstall first, ,just installing over the drivers dosnt help, thanks for all your help

-Tony
 
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