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Image problems i have just tried to install simcity 4. when i try to load the game it comes up with an error of :cannot initialize direct draw: then when i click ok it changes screen size and get 2 toolbars with the rest of the screen black and it was trying to load gdriver softwear. i can hear sound but have no picture. I have nvidia Geforce4 on my pc but i think i might have wiped something to do with it. could you please let me know what i can do to fix this problem. thanks kiwiballs

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Kiwiballs, are you able to reboot the machine and get into safemode? The go to control panel|system|devices|device manager|uninstall or delete the driver. You should download the newest driver from geforce. The driver from the disk are out of date. XP updates regularly. When you try to reinstall simcity make sure you disable any virus protection or spyware. Firewall should be ok to leave active. But shutdown the others for the install. Let me know what happens. Good Luck, Tim

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