Video problems?

Question

while trying to open Diamond mine i got the error message ; Direct Draw failed to initiate. the question is what is direct draw? been haveing problems and probably messed up something while trying to troubleshoot the previous problem

Answer

This question was answered on January 30, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Your problem may be a video card issue, try going to START, RUN, and type in DXDIAG.

This will run the directx software which will check your hardware, it may be that your video card does not support Direct Draw, you may want to look into getting a new video card.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on January 30, 2004