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VGA Display Adaptor for Halo & other games

Discussion in 'Games' started by bobjosh22, Nov 10, 2007.

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  1. bobjosh22

    bobjosh22 Thread Starter

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    Hey, I just bought Halo the Game and installed it. For some reason it says my hardware acceleration and directdraw is deactivated. I check and see there is a problem with my display adaptor, nothing can be activated and i cant play any games that require directX acceleration. My Adaptor is VGA compatible by microsoft. PLZ!!! HELP suggest a download or tell me what to do!!!!!:confused: :( :confused: :( (n) :( :confused: :(
     
  2. tom6049

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    The Windows XP native (built-in) display drivers don't cut it for gaming.
    It's necessary to install current video card drivers from the manufacturer.

    If you post a DxDiag.txt using the Microsoft DirectX Diagnostic Tool,
    I will have an idea of what video card drivers are required.

    This is how to run the tool:

    Start > Run... > dxdiag > OK > Save All Information...

    Open the DxDiag.txt with Notepad and then copy and paste the text file into your post.
     
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