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Hey i just installed a game and when it goes to run it comes up saying opengl initialization failure... whats this all about? thanks
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If the game is compatable with the operating system.
then I should install it again, if it was a download, and you know you can trust it, turn off the anti-virus.

If it was an install from a CD, then check the CD for fingermarks etc and again try with the anti-virus disabled.

Edited by Macboatmaster, 12 April 2011 - 06:13 PM.

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ok i looked at my cd and there are clean no scratchs or anything. and did it with anti virus off.. still same thing
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What operating system please ie XP ?
and what game please.
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Where did the game come from?
Retail, downloaded, torrent, iso, demo :D
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i got it in a poker game lol so retail i guess (soldier of fortune 2 ) and its xp
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Post details pls of the computer make and model if branded. - I need the full model details
If not branded, what is the motherboard if integrated graphics
OR the graphics card if not integrated.

"OpenGL Initialization Failure
That message indicates that either the game CANNOT run on those graphics OR a driver update for the graphics is required.

Edited by Macboatmaster, 13 April 2011 - 03:29 PM.

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acer travelmate 7720
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hmm the game is made in 2002 and this laptop was made in 2007.. so i dont see how the graphics card could not run that game lol
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Go device manager. please and give me the details for the driver for the graphics card. - you will find that on the driver tab.


It has just dawned on me that I worked on your last thread with the moderator rshaffer61.
Go to the link
http://www.acer.co.u...content/drivers

that was on my post 30 on that previous thread.
Check you have THE LATEST driver. and then please post, instead of the driver, what the graphics are shown as - ie: Nvidia etc.
and the full details from the download at Acer.

We can then check for details of those graphics.
Notebooks and their graphics are not primarily designed for gaming, so the age of the notebook ansd the age of the game are within reason, relatively unconnected.

Edited by Macboatmaster, 13 April 2011 - 04:06 PM.

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Further to the above and a copy and paste from a gaming forum
I'm running a brand new Acer Travelmate 7720 notebook with mobility radeon HD 2400 XT installed. After having regularl BSOD errors on my video driver (ati2dvag.dll) I also noticed openGL based (CAD) applications showed tremendous bad graphic performance.

After having two Acer warranty repairs (they tried to...) nothing was solved. I hoped to find my solution here; installed the modded ATI catalyst drivers and tried to apply the register patch. However the register keys already were there!!. Unfortunately openGL still seems to be unsupported.

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im in the device manager and where do i find the graphics card.. because if its under a different name i cant find it
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It is the same place as on the previous thread.
This is the same computer is it the Acer Travelmate 7720
The driver is one of these
VGA ATI VGA Driver 8.479.1.1 72.8 MB 2008/12/08
VGA Intel VGA Driver 6.14.10.4837 16.4 MB 2008/12/08
VGA NVIDIA VGA Driver 6.14.11.5676 66.9 MB 2008/12/08
Device Manager will tell you which on display adaptor.

But if you did update them on the previous thread, then you already have them of course.

Also check with windows updates if there are any net framework updates available.

Edited by Macboatmaster, 13 April 2011 - 06:47 PM.

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i have two that say mobile intel ® 965 express chipset family..... there both the same lol
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well i looked.. and seeing how im a retard .. them are the drivers your talking about hahah.. or atleast the one driver. so im stuck.. game still does start up
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