By Crimsonsky
Apr 23, 2009
  1. Fresh install Windows XP Media Center Edition service pack 3 loaded ...

    Did the following : start run then typed = dxdiag

    Went to display tab and ran Test DirectDraw all passed

    Then did Test Direct3D=

    Direct3D 7 test results: Falure at step: Failure at step 32 (User verification of Direct3D rendering): HRESULT = 0x00000000 (error code)

    same error code with Direct3D 8 and Direct 3D 9 ideas or thoughts on what is wrong also .....

    New video card had the same issue and World of Warcraft just blinks like the monitor has gone haywire O_O very wierd
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    Have you updated your graphics driver? What graphics card do you have and what power supply do you have?
  3. Crimsonsky

    Crimsonsky TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Nothings changed on computer

    Same old graphics card ATI x1650 Pro 512MB DDR PCI express

    Catalyst 09.3 current Version
    Driver Packaging Version 8.591-090225a-076825C-ATI
    2D Driver Version
    Direct3D Version
    OpenGL Version
    Catalystâ„¢ Control Center Version 2009.0225.1546.28221
    AIW/VIVO WDM Driver Version
    AIW/VIVO WDM SP Driver Version

    Just got done formating the Hard Drive did a clean install of Windows XP Media Center Edition Running Service Pack 3 2GB Ram AMD Dual core 3800+

    also did start run dxdiag then ran diagonistic (Spelling) Direct3D failed completely

    Also i thinking about getting direct X10 but then some one told me that was for Vista only but when i goto the Microsoft site it says Windows XP Media center edition service pack 3 also /sigh ......

    well im reinstalling world of warcraft now about to try to get it running again ....

    thoughts ideas ...... im getting tired of trying to fix this ( time to sleep soon also ill think more about this when im fresh up in the morning ) however feel free to leave me a post .....Crimmy
  4. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    I suppose you've already tried reinstalling DirectX 9?
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