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Old 12-30-2005, 07:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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"failed to find any directx 9.0c compatibale graphics adapters in this system"

is the message i recieve when i try to run the **** game

wtf am i suppose to do??

i updated the drivers i got directx 9 , and it still dont work


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Old 12-30-2005, 07:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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cant you people help?? i thought u guys were experts

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Old 12-31-2005, 12:53 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Are you running with onboard graphics?

If so, it is telling you to go and buy a video card that meets the minimum requirements that are printed on the box.

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Old 01-18-2006, 10:45 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Well, i've heard that you can't run The Sims 2 using just normal DirectX 9.00. You'll have to upgrade your version to DirectX 9.00c. Also, you'll need a good, modern graphics card to run the game properly. Cheap onboard graphics won't do. If it doesn't meet the minimum system requirements, you'll either have to upgrade or buy a computer.

Anyway, good luck with your game!
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