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Upon startup of game get this error message- "unable to initialize video mode: could not set screen mode."

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Try download n install latest driver..

Here is something you can try for now:
Many games provide an option to be started in "window"-mode instead of fullscreen.
Open a terminal, cd to the directory where the game is installed and start it from there, but append "--help" behind the command name (or "-h" if that didn't work)! Keep an eye open for an option that looks as if it starts the game in window-mode.
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This messsage pops up when i try to start up desperados 2 copers revenge

error unable to initialize video mode: videoconfig structure did not contain valid m_hdc and m_hglrc members.

what do i need to do in this situation???

Posted on Jul 21, 2010

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