RE: Problem with Halo and Direct3d



Slay
07-09-2005, 10:41 PM
I have the same problem with my Alien Ware lap top. It run's Half life 2 no
problem. With halo it give's me check dxdiag. I have the latest direct x 9.
What do I do?

"John Doe via WindowsKB.com" wrote:

> When i run Halo, it tries to start but crashes, and gives me some blah blah
> message about some direct3d issue and maybe hardware acceleration is
> disabled. BUT its not i checked and i ran all DXDIAG tests and passed.
> Weird thing is, the game runs in safemode... these are my PC specs btw: 2.6
> ghz p4 w/HT, 512 ram, 256mb ATI 9550 graphics card. I recently upgraded to
> the ATI 9550 from the Geforce 4 mx 440 64mb thingy, and the game ran fine
> on that... any tips?
>

Jimmy S.
07-09-2005, 10:41 PM
Hi Slay,

You have a similar if not the same problem. Lookup the error message here:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;829478

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"Slay" <Slay@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:F62BC298-F1AD-4E32-8266-C361EFA56625@microsoft.com...
|I have the same problem with my Alien Ware lap top. It run's Half life 2 no
| problem. With halo it give's me check dxdiag. I have the latest direct x 9.
| What do I do?
|
| "John Doe via WindowsKB.com" wrote:
|
| > When i run Halo, it tries to start but crashes, and gives me some blah blah
| > message about some direct3d issue and maybe hardware acceleration is
| > disabled. BUT its not i checked and i ran all DXDIAG tests and passed.
| > Weird thing is, the game runs in safemode... these are my PC specs btw: 2.6
| > ghz p4 w/HT, 512 ram, 256mb ATI 9550 graphics card. I recently upgraded to
| > the ATI 9550 from the Geforce 4 mx 440 64mb thingy, and the game ran fine
| > on that... any tips?
| >


RE: Problem with Halo and Direct3d