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Genesis Rising Beta Startup Problems

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#1 Sempervigilans


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Posted 11 January 2007 - 06:42 PM

Just got the beta yesterday and ive been trying to get it to work.

On startup i get this error:

cannot obtain procedure: wglGetExtensionsStringARB

renderer failed to created because:
OpenGL extension is not support: GL_ARB_texture_compression
OpenGL extension is not support: GL_ARB_vextex_buffer_object
OpenGL extension is not support: GL_ARB_texture_cube_map
OpenGL extension is not support: GL_ARB_vertex program

cannot create renderer
cannot initialize game

Apparantly what this means is my vid card settings for opengl have "extension limit" set to off and because of that the game engine cant get up and running.

Well the problem is if i go looking through my control panel there is absolutetly no mention of extensions at all! My vid card is a radeon 9600 pro and i am currently using omega drivers 3.8.291

Should i update to catalyst 7.1 drivers and try again? if so how do i go about safely transfering over to the new drivers, are there things i have to prepare or delete?

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#2 stevealmighty


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Posted 15 January 2007 - 01:18 AM

Should i update to catalyst 7.1 drivers and try again? if so how do i go about safely transfering over to the new drivers, are there things i have to prepare or delete?

To update the drivers, first download the newest drivers available and save them to your hard drive (remember where they are!). Then, uninstall your old drivers using either the programs itself (not sure if the omega drivers have this feature) or using add and remove programs in the control panel. Restart your computer, then install the new drivers that you've just downloaded, then restart your computer.

As for the other stuff in your post, I am unfamiliar with it, and TBH, from the sounds of it, I'm not sure if this card will support this game....does it meet the minimum requirements? If so, then the problem may very well be with something else, or they need to rethink their minimum requirements if the game runs fine on a system with a higher/faster/newer card.

Hope this helps a little anyways! Good luck! :thumbsup:
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