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hardware acceleration disabled

Postby mbday630 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:12 am

all of a sudden this morning my screen went black and I restarted my computer. When it restarted, all my icons on my desktop were huge. I changed my screen resolution as it was now 600 x800 or something like that. the desktop looks better now and I can get on my sites. However, when I try and play my solitaire game now (which worked fine last night) it says hardware acceleration disabled or not supported. game is running in software rendering mode. What do I need to do to get my hardware acceleration back on? thanks.
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Re: hardware acceleration disabled

Postby mbday630 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:19 am

when I tried to play Night of the Rabbit, I could get into the game, but it was choppy. so I went to dxdiag and found this. Is my video card driver not working?

Display Devices
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Card name:
Manufacturer:
Chip type:
DAC type:
Device Key: Enum\
Display Memory: n/a
Dedicated Memory: n/a
Shared Memory: n/a
Current Mode: 1280 x 1024 (32 bit) (1Hz)
Driver Name:
Driver File Version: ()
Driver Version:
DDI Version: unknown
Driver Model: unknown
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
Driver Date/Size: , 0 bytes
WHQL Logo'd: n/a
WHQL Date Stamp: n/a
Device Identifier: {D7B70EE0-4340-11CF-B123-B03DAEC2CB35}
Vendor ID: 0x0000
Device ID: 0x0000
SubSys ID: 0x00000000
Revision ID: 0x0000
Driver Strong Name: Unknown
Rank Of Driver: Unknown
Video Accel:
Deinterlace Caps: n/a
D3D9 Overlay: n/a
DXVA-HD: n/a
DDraw Status: Not Available
D3D Status: Not Available
AGP Status: Not Available

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Re: hardware acceleration disabled

Postby JKEerie » Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:30 pm

I'm not an expert like, Drac, but I would guess it is your video driver. I would get into Device Manager and see if anything is showing under Display adapter. You may have to reinstall the driver.
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Re: hardware acceleration disabled

Postby draclvr » Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:44 pm

We're working on this at Gameboomers. It appears her video card has failed and right now we're trying to decide which one to replace it with depending on her budget.
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Re: hardware acceleration disabled

Postby JKEerie » Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:35 pm

Okay. I had that issue on my HP laptop. Unfortunatley, since it was imbedded on my motherboard, the motherboard needed to be replaced. The good news was I had purchased the extended warranty and it was totally covered.
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Re: hardware acceleration disabled

Postby draclvr » Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:51 pm

Yup, when components are integrated, if one thing goes bad, you have to replace everything!

I think we have it resolved for mbday as far as deciding what to order to replace the old video card.
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Re: hardware acceleration disabled

Postby mbday630 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:38 pm

My new video card was supposed to come today in the mail but the changed the date to February 13. ratski. I am wondering though, how come I can play my old games on scumm but not my games from steam?
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Re: hardware acceleration disabled

Postby draclvr » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:55 pm

The old games don't require hardware acceleration is probably the reason.
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