Error creating Direct3D device Windows 7 Startup

Jul 10, 2010
  1. Hey guys Everytime i turn on my pc i get a little window saying Error Creating Direct3D Device

    The icon in the taskbar looks like a rocket. Now i was thinking it could of been my GPU's but its not. i used (dxdiag) No problems Display's tabs 1 & 2 say DirectX Features are all Enabled. Notes :(No Problems Found)

    So that was usless my system is running 100% stable and it gives me that error system restore will not fix it.

    Photo Of DirectX Diagnostic Tool Located on flex Link

    This is an Alienware Aurora ALX

    Computer Listing Up To Date

    Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
    DirectX DirectX 11.0
    Computer Type ACPI x64-based PC
    OS Service Pack 2808-4960

    CPU Name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 960 @ 3.20 GHz up to 8.46 with turbo boost 4 Cores / 8 threads Liquid Cooled.
    CPU Clock 3848.8 MHz (original: 3200 MHz, overclock: 7%)

    System Memory
    Memory Module For 1 Card
    Corsair Dominator DDR3
    Mem Capacity: 2048MB
    Mem BankLabel: DIMM #1
    Mem Type: DDR3
    Mem Bandwidth: PC3-12800 (1600 MHz)
    Mem Frequency: 1604MHz
    System Has Now 6GB Ram
    System Hold up 24GB Ram
    3 Ram Cards For Now
    Memory Bus 816.2 MHz

    BIOS Information
    Manufacturer: Alienware
    Network:MBA v11.0.14 Slot 0400
    BIOS Version1: A04
    BIOS Version2: ALWARE - 20091028

    Motherboard Information
    MB Manufacturer: Alienware
    MB Product: 0H869M
    MB Version: A00

    Video Adapter
    Per 1 Card and i have two running in SLI Mode
    NVIDIA GeForce GTS 240
    Video AdapterRAM: 1024MB
    Video DriverVersion:
    GPU Code Name G92GTS (PCI Express 2.0 x16 10DE / 0607, Rev A2)
    GPU Clock (Shader Domain) 1744 MHz (original: 1620 MHz) Over Clocked

    Hard Drive(s)
    Disk Size: 1000 GB
    Disk Partitions: 3
    Disk TotalHeads: 255
    Disk TotalCylinders: 121601
    Disk TotalTracks: 31008255
    Disk TracksPerCylinder: 255

    500GB Drive (No Info)

    1500GB Drive (No Info)

    Optical Drives / Other Storage
    BDROM 4X12X32X
    Disk Drive Generic IC1210 MMC/SD USB Device
    Disk Drive Generic IC1210 SM USB Device
    Disk Drive Generic IC1210 MS USB Device
    Disk Drive Generic IC1210 CF USB Device
    Disk Drive Brother MFC-490CW USB Device
    Storage Controller Silicon Image SiI 3132 SATALink Controller
    Storage Controller Intel(R) ICH8R/ICH9R/ICH10R/DO/PCH SATA RAID Controller

    Other System Components
    Chipset: Intel i915GM/PM (Intel Tylersburg X58, Intel Nehalem)

    Audio Adapter Realtek ALC888/1200 @ Intel 82801JB ICH10 - High Definition Audio Controller

    Keyboard HID Keyboard Device
    Mouse Alienware TactX Mouse

    Printer Brother MFC-490CW Printer
    Printer Fax
    FireWire Controller VIA OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller (PHY: VIA VT6307)
    7 USB Input Device's

    Network Adapter Broadcom NetLink (TM) Gigabit Ethernet

    Sensor Type CPU, HDD
    GPU Sensor Type Diode (NV-Diode)

    CPU #1 / Core #1 54 °C (129 °F)
    CPU #1 / Core #2 54 °C (129 °F)
    CPU #1 / Core #3 51 °C (124 °F)
    CPU #1 / Core #4 50 °C (122 °F)
    GPU1: GPU Diode 65 °C (149 °F)
    GPU2: GPU Diode 69 °C (156 °F)
    Hitachi HDP725050GLA360 35 °C (95 °F)
    Seagate ST31500341AS 40 °C (104 °F)

    Cooling Fans
    GPU1 54%
    GPU2 63%
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,964   +355

    Despite what your dxdiag tells you I would uninstall the current graphics card driver from Programs and Features and install the most recent driver version.

    DEVOXxCANADAxX TS Rookie Topic Starter

    No it was MP3 Rocket that did it. Its fixed thanks anyways
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