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How to check your System configuration.

System configuration can be seen through a lot of different ways such as going to System Properties.
But the fastest and most effective way is dxdiag, which stands for Direct X Dialog.

To check your system configuration details you only have to follow my easy recipe as easy as 1-2-3.

1. Click the Start Menu Button on the taskbar.

2. Click "Run"

3. Type in "dxdiag"

4. A dialog box will appear, click Yes and wait.

5. After few seconds a new window will appear.

You can see your system configuration on the first tab, if you want a detailed information about a specific item, click the most relevant item and you'll get specific details about it.

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I dont know the size for id card

Try to run dxdiag tool to know the exact information about your pc hardware .

To run Dxdiag:

For xp: Press WIndows key along with r, this will launch the run command.
Now type Dxdiag and press enter system will ask for your permission press yes and all your hardware configuration will be in front of you.

For W7 and wista simply type the dxdiag in the start menu and enter.

You can get your graphics card details in display sec of the dxdiag.

Apr 07, 2011 | Corel DRAW Graphics Suite 12

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system date error check nds system date what does this mean

I think you are using an back-up-modul, or?
I had the same prob a few days ago, with my r5i revolution card. The fastest way is put your card out go to system settings - date - change the date to 01.12.2000 then it will work again. I have read a lot about and i am searching for an bit older kernel version. my one is still 1.2v and what i read the prob will completly solve with 1.18v of kernel. But to change the date back is the fastest without changing some software.
NG from Germany

Apr 21, 2010 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

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to chek my pc V G A configuration and supporting

start -> run : Dxdiag press enter
now a message box will be apppeared then press "Yes"
now you can watch all properties like sound ,system model(mother board vga chipset),etc
thank you sir.... have a nice day...

Apr 07, 2010 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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after installing dungeon lords the screen blinks like it trying to open but then just closes


According to the minimum system requirements listed on the box, your graphics solution, be it onboard or external to the motherboard, must be able to render DX7 (transform and lighting) instructions in hardware! The Intel 82845G does not, as you can see on Intel's website (http://www.intel.com/support/graphics/sb/cs-011910.htm?iid=graphics+845main&). This cannot be fixed by a patch, it is a hardware limitation.

As for the VIA/S3 UniChrome IGP (or even the UniChrome IGP Pro), it, too, is less than ideal for playing even DX7 games. Starting on page 10 of this PDF manual for the PM800/PM880 (http://www.via.com.tw/en/downloads/whitepapers/chipsets/p4-series/chipsets_pm800-pm880.pdf) it talks about how wonderful the UniChrome IGP Pro is for everything. On page 11, however, it talks about VIA's S3ConfigD3D utility. Here's a quote:

S3ConfigD3D Direct3D Configuration Utility

The S3Config Direct3D configuration utility provides a way for the end-user to configure or toggle various Direct3D-related capabilities to compensate for differences in the requirements and behaviors of various Direct3D applications.

That paragraph should be a giant red flag that you will have a ton of work getting this integrated solution to play games. You can try the configuration utility to get DL to run on this, but I do not believe that it will be an easy task.

If you have a computer that meets the minimum requirements or you are not sure why it will not work on your computer, I will be happy to analyze your dxdiag files and make recommendations and try to help you.

1) Go to your start menu and click on Run
2) Type dxdiag in the box and click on OK
3) After the information loads up, click on save all information
4) Save the file to your desktop or a known location

This will save a text file of system information, you can send it to Jeremy@DreamCatcherGames.Com

If you have an Intel Graphics Card, please look at this post:

To identify your computer parts:

Click Start, click Run, type dxdiag in the Open, and then click OK.
In the System tab under System Information, look for Operating System to determine your Operating System.
In the System tab under System Information, look for Memory to determine your System RAM.
In the Display tab under Device, look for Name and Manufacturer to determine your Video Card. If the Name or Manufacturer is Intel, SiS, S3, or VIA, your computer has a graphics controller. Graphics controllers are not video cards and are not capable of running Dungeon Lords.
In the Sound under Device, look for Name, and under Driver, look for Provider to determine your Sound Card

Good luck

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