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Video Card? Problems With Screensaver And Other Effects


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#1 midamah

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Posted 20 June 2007 - 10:01 PM

What it means when I go to try out Windows Vista screensavers it says

"The screen saver can't run because it requires a newer video card or one that's compatible with Direct3d"

I saved up just to get this program, and now something doesn't work. I'm frustrated and disappointed. Something tells me. I'm going to have to save up once again. :huh:(

I am running Window Vista Premium
My machine was orginally Windows Millenium > Then Windows xp professional

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#2 Monty007

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 12:49 AM

Sorry to say it may be time for an upgrade, Vista can be run on a low end machine but if you want all the bells and whistles you may need more PC muscle!
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/...adeadvisor.mspx
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#3 usasma

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Posted 21 June 2007 - 05:40 AM

What make and model of video card do you have? If you don't know, what make and model is your system? There's a chance that your system isn't updated, so an update may make this possible for you. Here's a link to the DirectX v9.0c download: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...;displaylang=en
- John
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