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DirectDraw Acceleration mysteriously becomes "not available"


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Eralynn

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I recently installed Diablo II on my Windows XP and I haven't been able to run it. It says "Error 22: A critical error occurred while initializing DirectDraw. So I checked my directdraw by going to run, typing dxdiag, going to display and i see that DirectDraw Acceleration, Direct3D Acceleration, and AGP Texture Acceleration are all disabled and I can't enable them because it says "unavailable". I've looked for downloads for them, but i think they're part of the DirectX package, which I have the newest version of (I downloaded v 10 while trying to correct this problem). So i really can't think of anything else to do. It allows me to test directdraw (and says that it works fine) but the test for direct3d is greyed out and unavailable as well. If anyone has any ideas, please share them.
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Download and install the latest drivers for your graphics card.
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can i ask for details about how i'd do that?
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Go to either ati.com or nvidia.com (or whoever) depending on what type of graphics card you have and grab them from there.
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