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3d direct device

I have recently reinstalled windows, and due to this when i downloaded my games again i was not able to play them like before because a message comes up saying it can not find a compatible direct 3d device or on my other game a direct 3d accelerator. if anyone as any idea and can help me i would be very greatful indeed.thanks

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I got a virus on my computer and i got technician to repair after the window display that my xp doesn’t pass the genuine test. Unfortunately I dint get the CD for my computer.

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Before you try all that, try updating to the latest version of direct x.

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I think ya need to enable DirectX So, to enable DirectX, you must first enable graphics acceleration. To do so follow the next steps: 1. Right click on the desktop and go to Properties, Settings, Advanced, Troubleshooting. 2. Set the Hardware acceleration bar to Full. 3. Click Ok all the way out. To activate Direct3D and DirectDraw (DirectX) follow the next steps: 1. Go to Start/Run and type "dxdiag". 2. Click OK. 3. Click on the Display tab, then click on the Enable button for DirectDraw and Direct3d. 4. Click Ok all the way out.

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