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Failed to Initialize 3D Graphics?

whenever i try to run the program this is exactly what it says.

Failed to Initialize 3D Graphics

Failed to initialize Direct3D 9. Make sure you have DirectX 9.0c installed, have drivers for your graphics card and have not disabled 3D acceleration in display settings.

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asked Jan 23, 2010 at 09:18 PM

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Como eu faço para habilitar a aceleração dos seguites itens abaixo citados:

DirectDraw Direct3D Textura AGP

Mar 28, 2014 at 04:17 PM Emilson Neto
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Try these steps:

1 Make sure you have DirectX installed:

Go to this site to install it (if broken let me know or fix it :)):

Follow the instructions to install DirectX.

2 Update your graphics card drivers:

The right place to get them depend on the brand of your machine. Start by visiting your computer manufacter's site (i.e dell, hp, acer, etc.) If you can't find anything try these:

3 Test that your video card works:

In Windows open a "Run As.." dialog by holding the Windows Key + "R". When the dialog opens type "dxdiag" (without quotes) and press OK. Switch to the "Display" tab and verify that "DirectDraw Acceleration", "Direct3D Acceleration" and "AGP Texture Acceleration" are enabled.

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answered Jun 09, 2011 at 10:07 AM

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I did all three # said that i could support 3D graphics but then i try to play games that require 3D graphics a box pops up that reads "failed to initialize with 3D settings" im using a Intel G33/G31 Express Chipset Family but the driver 3D options does not support the changing of directX settings...... i have done everything i can do im starting to think in just screwed PLZ help! im running windows 7 ultimate 64-bit i have checked the system requirements and ik the game can run on my computer

Nov 25, 2014 at 02:10 AM TreverLikesTacos
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Well... it says that: Does you computer have a graphics card with drivers installed? What Windows version are you using?

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answered Jan 24, 2010 at 10:16 AM

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I had the same problem with my notebook, and it seems running it as an administrator solves it

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answered Aug 27, 2010 at 02:44 PM

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i have the same problem i went from xp to windows 7.... how can i fix it??

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answered Jul 10, 2010 at 08:07 PM

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Run in admin mode as vlk suggested

Jun 09, 2011 at 11:08 AM Johan 4

go back to XP lol ... vindows 7 is shit

nah..use what you want,but XP is the most intelligent and the safest windows you can use...

Jun 18, 2011 at 10:11 AM TGAM123

No do not use XP. It's 10 year old and outdated now. Using xp is the same as using IE6(or any IE for that matter). Only illiterate people do that.

Jun 18, 2011 at 01:30 PM Johan 4
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Is there any other way to solve this problem except update graphics card drivers?Maybe some game players dont know or dont want to update their graphics card drivers.

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answered Nov 14, 2012 at 03:39 AM

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