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direct 3D/open GL

by 1234paul / June 5, 2004 4:15 AM PDT

Some of my games (eg UT 2004) say to enable direct 3D but it already is. other games (eg Quake III) have a weird open GL problem. and i do have the minmum requirements

PLEASE help i can't play many games

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Re:direct 3D/open GL
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 5, 2004 4:21 AM PDT
In reply to: direct 3D/open GL

The short list is:

1. Latest video driver.
2. Latest DirectX.
3. No problems with dual displays.


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dual displays
by 1234paul / June 5, 2004 5:29 AM PDT
In reply to: Re:direct 3D/open GL

yes i have a problem with dual displays how can i fix it please? i have tryed unticking that "extend destop" button in desktop settings but it dosen't even after a restart.

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What discussion is that?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 5, 2004 8:17 AM PDT
In reply to: dual displays

Each discussion thread is it's own little collection about an issue. After doing a search, you seem to have close to a dozen open discussions and as such, no closure.

While extend desktop may be one issue, can you continue in the proper discussion or do you want to tell the story in this discussion?


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Re:What discussion is that?
by 1234paul / June 6, 2004 2:23 AM PDT

I want to continue in the proper disscusion but most of my problems are all linked, this is another side-affect with 2 graphics cards. on the you sent me a diagram i was unable to reply for some reason but even so when i do that it dosn't work. anyway i have recently solved the dual display but not perfectly, i have got one game to work but then ut 2004 and quake III still dont work. and i do have the latest driver and latest direct x.

Sorry if i have confused or annoyed you.

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What discussion is that?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 6, 2004 2:35 AM PDT

Each "thread" might hold the relevant information. By spreading your issues across many discussions, the forum might not see the underlying issue.

It may work if you had a virus issue you needed to clear up and then a broken keyboard to deal with, but even that could be vaguely related.

The dual display chips that are in that box, can overwhelm most users as both would have to be current capable of running the software.

Beyond that, it's unclear if you followed directions.

NOWHERE did I read that you changed the BIOS primary display. NOWHERE have I read your machine's bios is of a certain revision along with make/model so the forum can doublecheck your work.


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problem solved
by 1234paul / June 6, 2004 3:48 AM PDT
In reply to: direct 3D/open GL

no need to answer

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