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Failed to initialize Direct3D with current settings?????

My computer is new and it has 2 gb of ram a lot of hard drive space but the game doesnt run! i really want it but everytime i start the instalation in the end it says Failed to initialize Direct3D with current settings!!! i tried new patches and updates but nothing!My friend runs the game nut his comp properties are not better than mine! PLEASE TELL ME HOW TO SOLVE THIS AND INSTAL THE GAME PROPERELY!!

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Posted on Mar 17, 2010

Install the latest directx redist. download it from microsoft and install it. this should clear the problem.
if still getting the same problem post your computer configuration and then post ur game title.

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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I have LatitudeD510 and my disk makes lot of noise. Its on Windows7 and I think the disk is a Hitachi - HTS541040G9AT00


HI,
chances are that you simply do not have the resources to run windows 7. These are the basic (recommended minimum), for windows 7

  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor.
  • 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit).
  • 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit).
  • DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
  • 1 more GB of RAM & 15 GB more HDD space to run 7 in XP Mode.

These are the typical resources that come with your machine.

D510HI

  • Processor Pentium M 1.73 GHz
  • Ram Installed Size 512.0 MB
  • Technology DDR2 SDRAM
  • Hard Drive 40.0 GB

  • OS Provided Microsoft Windows XP Professional
It would probably be advisable to go back to XP
Good luck

Jan 07, 2011 | Hitachi Travelstar 5K100 HTS541040G9AT00...

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Sims 3 crashes


Hi. Well that is obvious if the memory as well as the virtual memory drops below the required level. Your VGA settings (Graphic Adapter) might also making the game crash. It is a good thing to disable AVG temporarily while you play the game. (Please let me know your System's specifications as well. Like RAM size, VGA size, Processor Speed and Hard Drive Capacity - Both free and used capacity. If you have default specs for the Dell I6400 no need to include). Otherwise it will use the memory and virtual memory to scan the activities of the game.
You have to keep some vacant area in your System Partition (In which you have install the Operating System). Virtual memory page file is 1.5 x the size of RAM. But you can increase the size. But you have to have a faster hard drive as well because it will be used more when you increase it. The other option is to upgrade your RAM (installing an additional RAM if the PC supports). Most of the modern games require way too high performance PCs. Most of the time RAM and VGA.
To increase the Virtual Memory:
  1. Right click on My Computer icon and go to Properties.
  2. Click on Advanced tab.
  3. Click on Settings under the category, Performance.
  4. Click on Advanced.
  5. Click on Change under Virtual Memory.
  6. Select a free Partition (Which had more than the size x 1.5 of your RAM)
  7. Select the option System Managed size if you do not wish to do it manually. If you want to configure manually, select the Custom size option and enter the size which I mentioned before in BOTH the boxes.
  8. Then click on SET.
  9. You may be asked to Reboot the machine. Do so if asked to.
  10. Then play he game.
  11. If possible please upgrade your RAM.
Sims 3 System Requirements are as follows:
  • FOR WINDOWS XP

  1. 2.0 GHz P4 processor or equivalent
  2. 1 GB RAM (512 should be enough however)
  3. 128 MB Video Card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0
  4. The latest version of DirectX 9.0c
  5. Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2
  6. This one is very important: At least 6.1 GB of hard drive space with at least 1 GB of additional space for custom content and saved games.
  • FOR WINDOWS VISTA

  1. 2.4 GHz P4 processor or equivalent
  2. 1.5 GB RAM
  3. 128 MB Video Card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0 (not enough)
  4. Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 1
  5. At least 6.1 GB of hard drive space with at least 1 GB of additional space for custom content and saved games
  6. For computers using built-in graphics chipsets under Windows, the game requires at least:
  • Intel Integrated Chipset, GMA 3-Series or above
  • 2.6 GHz Pentium D CPU, or 1.8 GHz Core 2 Duo, or equivalent
  • 0.5 GB additional RAM

  • FOR MAC OS X
  1. Mac OS X 10.5.7 Leopard or higher
  2. Intel Core Duo Processor
  3. 2 GB RAM
  4. ATI X1600 or Nvidia 7300 GT with 128 MB of Video RAM, or Intel Integrated GMA X3100.
  5. At least 6.1 GB of hard drive space with at least 1 GB of additional space for custom content and saved games
  • This game will not run on PowerPC (G3/G4/G5) based Mac systems, or the GMA 950 class of integrated video cards.
Windows Supported Video Cards NVIDIA GeForce series FX 5900, FX 5950 6200, 6500, 6600, 6800 7200, 7300, 7600, 7800, 7900, 7950 8400, 8500, 8600, 8800 9300, 9400, 9500, 9600, 9800 G100, GT 120, GT 130, GTS 150 GTS 250, GTX 260, GTX 280, GTX 285, GTX 295 ATI Radeon™ series 9500, 9600, 9800 X300, X600, X700, X800, X850 X1300, X1600, X1800, X1900, X1950 2400, 2600, 2900 3450, 3650, 3850, 3870 4850, 4870
Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) GMA 3-Series, GMA 4-Series
Laptop versions of these chipsets may work, but may run comparatively slower. Standalone cards that are installed in vanilla PCI slots (not PCIe or PCIx or AGP), such as some GeForce FX variants, will perform poorly.
Integrated chipsets such as the ATI Xpress and the NVIDIA TurboCache variants may default to settings that are higher than what would be optimal for them. Graphics settings can be lowered to improve performance.
The NVIDIA GeForce FX series is unsupported under Vista. MAC OS X Supported Video Cards NVIDIA GeForce series 7300, 7600 8600, 8800 9400M, 9600M GT GT 120, GT 130 ATI Radeon™ series X1600, X1900 2400, 2600 3870 4850, 4870 Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) GMA 3-Series.
So make sure to meet at least the minimum requirements.
Enjoy Gaming.
Please feel free to ask anything related to this. Please rate the answer as well if you feel that it helped to solve the issue.
Thanks for contacting Fixya!

Jul 10, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

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Big city rigs


first check if your computer answers the following requirements:

Windows® XP/Vista

Minimum Requirements:
  • Pentium® 1.7 GHz or similar processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • DirectX® Compatible Video Card
  • 128 MB Video RAM
  • DirectX® 9.0c
  • 2 GB Hard Drive Space
  • Mouse
Recommended Requirements:
  • Pentium® IV 2 GHz or similar processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 3D Video Card with at least 256 MB Video RAM
  • DirectX® 9.0c
  • 2 GB Hard Drive Space
  • Mouse
if you do, please tell me exactly what happens when you try to install the game

Jan 25, 2010 | ValuSoft 18 Wheels of Steel: American Long...

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PC will not run Sims3. DO I need a graphics card? if so, what type of card?


Hi friend The SIMS 3 minimum hardware requirements are:
1. FOR WINDOWS XP
* Windows XP (Service Pack 2)
* 2.0 GHz P4 processor or equivalent
* 1 GB RAM
* At least 6.5 GB of hard drive space with at least 1 GB additional space for custom content
* 128 MB Video Card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0

2. FOR WINDOWS VISTA
* Windows Vista (Service Pack 1)
* 2.4 GHz P4 processor or equivalent
* 1.5 GB RAM
* At least 6.5 GB of hard drive space with at least 1 GB additional space for custom content
* 128 MB Video Card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0
For computers using built-in graphics chipsets, the game requires at least:
* Intel Integrated Chipset, GMA X3000 or above.
* 2.6 GHz Pentium D CPU, or 1.8 GHz Core 2 Duo, or equivalent
* 0.5 GB additional RAM

SUPPORTED VIDEO CARDS


NVIDIA GeForce series
FX 5900, FX 5950
6200, 6500, 6600, 6800,
7200, 7300, 7600, 7800, 7900, 7950
8400, 8500, 8600, 8800
9600, 9800, GTX 260, GTX 280

OR

ATI Radeon™ series
9500, 9600, 9800
X300, X600, X700, X800, X850
X1300, X1600, X1800, X1900, X1950
2400, 2600, 2900
3450, 3650, 3850, 3870,
4850, 4870


OR

Intel® Extreme Graphics
GMA X3x00 series

Please cross check your system with this requirements and upgrade accordingly.

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Oct 06, 2009 | EA - Electronic Arts Sims: Complete...

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Sims 3


Hi,
These are the system requirements for Sims 3 PC version>>>>>>>
Windows XP
  • Windows XP (Service Pack 2)
  • 2.0 GHz P4 processor or equivalent
  • 1 GB RAM
  • At least 6.5 GB of hard drive space with at least 1 GB additional space for custom content
  • 128 MB video card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0
Windows Vista
  • Windows Vista (Service Pack 1)
  • 2.4 GHz P4 processor or equivalent
  • 1.5 GB RAM
  • At least 6.5 GB of hard drive space with at least 1 GB additional space for custom content
  • 128 MB video card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0
For computers using built-in graphics chipsets, the game requires at least
  • Intel Integrated Chipset, GMA X3000 or above
  • 2.6 GHz Pentium D CPU, or 1.8 GHz Core 2 Duo, or equivalent
  • 0.5 GB additional RAM

You can download a demo version from EA Games here before you buy it >>>>>>>>





http://eastore.ea.com/store/eaemea/en_GB/ContentTheme/pbPage.sims3uk




Regards.

Jul 09, 2009 | Dell Computers & Internet

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My computer is new and it has 2 gb of ram a lot of hard drive space but the game doesnt run! i really want it but everytime i start the instalation in the end it says Failed to initialize Direct3D with...


your are using separate vga card, right! ATI Radeon, now this is a solution, install the directX 10 version to support the game you have... and install your vga card properly so that is will ran the games faster, no faster how fast is your memory but if you do not put DirectX, it will not run...

Jun 17, 2009 | ATI RADEON X1650 Graphic Card

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Video card


the requirements are


FOR WINDOWS XP
  • Windows XP (Service Pack 2)
  • 2.0 GHz P4 processor or equivalent
  • 1 GB RAM
  • At least 6.5 GB of hard drive space with at least 1 GB additional space for custom content
  • 128 MB Video Card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0
FOR WINDOWS VISTA
  • Windows Vista (Service Pack 1)
  • 2.4 GHz P4 processor or equivalent
  • 1.5 GB RAM
  • At least 6.5 GB of hard drive space with at least 1 GB additional space for custom content
  • 128 MB Video Card with support for Pixel Shader 2.0
For computers using built-in graphics chipsets, the game requires at least:
  • Intel Integrated Chipset, GMA X3000 or above.
  • 2.6 GHz Pentium D CPU, or 1.8 GHz Core 2 Duo, or equivalent
  • 0.5 GB additional RAM

So what does your computer have?

Jun 02, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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Application Error


better uninstall the program and reinstall it..





Minimum System Requirements
Software
The 32-bit version of Autodesk 3ds Max 2009 is supported on any of the following operating systems:
* Microsoft® Windows Vista® operating system
* Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional (SP2 or higher) operating system
The 64-bit version of 3ds Max 2009 is supported on any of the following operating systems:
* Microsoft Windows Vista
* Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64
3ds Max 2009 30-day trial version requires the following browser:
* Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 6 or higher internet browser
3ds Max 2009 30-day trial version requires the following supplemental software:
* DirectX® 9.0c application programming interface (required)
* Some features of 3ds Max 2009 software are only enabled when used with graphics hardware that supports Shader Model 3.0 (Pixel Shader and Vertex Shader 3.0). Check with your manufacturer to determine if your hardware supports Shader Model 3.0.
Hardware
At a minimum, 3ds Max 2009 32-bit requires a system with:
* Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon™ XP or higher processor
* 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended)
* 500 MB swap space (2 GB recommended)
* Hardware-accelerated OpenGL® application programming interface and Direct3D® application programming interface supported
* Microsoft Windows – compliant pointing device (optimized for Microsoft IntelliMouse)
* DVD-ROM drive
Note: Apple® computers based on Intel processors and running Microsoft operating systems are not currently supported.
At a minimum, 3ds Max 2009 64-bit requires a system with:
* Intel EM64T, AMD Athlon 64 or higher, AMD Opteron™ processor
* 1 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
* 500 MB swap space (2 GB recommended)
* Hardware-accelerated OpenGL and Direct3D supported
* Microsoft Windows – compliant pointing device (optimized IntelliMouse)
* DVD-ROM drive

Nov 03, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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New Game I Bought


BAD IDEA to post youe email address !!!

May be a video card issue or directX not being at latest version.

What are the specs for you PC?

The min spec to run this game is as follows

Minimum System Requirements

OS: Windows® XP, OR Windows Vista™
CPU: Athlon™ 1500+, Pentium® 1.5 GHz, or faster (2200+ or 2.2 GHz for Windows Vista™)
RAM: 512 MB (1 GB for Windows Vista™)
Disc Drive: DVD-ROM
Hard Drive: 8 GB of uncompressed free space
Video: 128 MB video RAM, DirectX® 9.0c-compatible
DirectX® 9 Minimum card: ATI® Radeon® x700 Pro and above
DirectX® 9 Minimum card: NVIDIA® GeForce® 6600 GT and above
Sound: DirectX® 9.0c-compatible
Input: Keyboard and mouse

if your system is not at least at this spec the game probably will not run

Jul 03, 2008 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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