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Video card malfunction

Recently my computer had just been infected with a virus so a cleaned it by adding a new operating system a installing new anti virus because my old anti virus did not detected the sality.aa virus and after all of the virus was gone i had a problem with the os i clean, it did not detect the video card it always say "direct3d cannot initialize", both os are windows xp pro.please help me, i'll give more details later

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  • sol14 Oct 04, 2008

    when i run games,do you think it is because i have two operating system,maybe my computer is not suited for dual operating system?

  • sol14 Oct 04, 2008

    when i run games on it, maybe is it because i have two operating system running on it or my computer is not suited for dual operating system?

  • sol14 Oct 07, 2008

    this is the error message when i run my dxdiag "Direct3D functionality not available. You should verify that the driver is a final version from the hardware manufacturer." please help me out!



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Thanks for your help, i really appreciate it. ok. i'll try to deal with my situation with your comment, thanks!

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When are you getting the error message; when you first start up the computer, or when you try and run games?

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

  • J. May Oct 08, 2008

    Sounds like you need an updated DirectX driver for your card. Is this message happening with all of your games or just a few? What is the exact card that you have?



    If the above is true, I would go out to the card's support site, and find the latest driver, and then install it. I have seen where even after installing the latest drivers for cards there would still be error messages in specific games, and the only way to fix it was to download patches, or run certain commands in order to bypass the files that are causing the error. If it is happening to specific games, my next suggestion would be to go to the game's support site, and see if others are having any of the same issues, or download the latest patches for that game. If this sounds like it will work, I would be willing to help you find the correct link.



    I am not sure how volatile that virus is, but usually you just can either clean out viruses using software or download a patch and then remove it. I would only install a new OS if my system was seriously "jacked" by a virus, and I would either do a complete clean install over the old system or do an overlay over the existing files, and not install two of the same operating systems together. In the past when I had a virus in Windows XP that I could not remove I would do a roll back on the OS, and then I was usually able to find the virus and go through and manually delete it. I have also deleted viruses in safe mode, but I am not sure if either way is a completely clean way of eradicating the virus.



    The above is just a comment, because honestly, I am not sure of the exact definition/problems associated with the virus you named or the steps you took is truly the prescribed way to neuter it.

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