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nigelisok

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have now reinstalled Google Earth about 6 times, to no avail
erorr says: DirectX not available - would you like to open in OpenGL (save your time, it's useless)
downloaded DirectX from MS - now in Programs/DirectX folder, but Google's not "seeing" it

been awhile since I've visited - how will I know when you respond? bookmark this page? will you send an e-mail? let me know....

thanx,
Nigel :tazz:

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update your graphic card driver....what kind do you have?
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where is that info?
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start > run
devmgmt.msc
enter

What do you see under DISPLAY
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S3 Graphics Inc. Savage4
did a right click - tried to do an update, but said could find no later driver
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You'll have to upgrade your video card. :tazz:

Google Earth is very 3D intensive, much like 3D gaming, and your video card is getting long in the tooth (old).
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AS IN, REPLACE IT? IF SO, WHAT WOULD YOU RECOMMEND, FOR THE LEAST $ POSSIBLE (THE OLD ONE AIN'T LONG IN THE TOOTH FER NUTTIN')
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define least amount of money possible.

It depends on what you want to do, and how quickly you want to do it.

It also depends on what kind of hardware you have now....I think that is a pci card, which great limits your options.

Go here, download everst

http://www.geekstogo...tion=show&id=13

and then attach a log and maybe we can make a recomendation
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don't see any way to attach - hope this works
well, I was going to do cut & paste, but, I guess it's a photo of my machine's specs
I need you to tell me how to attach to this post
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