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Game freezes and non working videos

By rockman1234
Nov 12, 2010
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  1. Hello,

    I have two old PC games I am trying to run on my Win Xp laptop.

    The games are Helicops and G-nome.

    Both seem to install and run okay, but G-nome will not play the videos and Helicops freezes when you die i the game.

    ANy suggestions?

    I looked at my DirectX dxdiag file and it says on both games display driver Direct3D not installed? Could this be teh problem? All the other components are installed.
    I tried to reinstall directX and it says installed okay but the display driver Direct3D not installed still remains.

    Any suggestions?

    Thanks
     
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,443   +220

    Try changing the compatibility mode to an earlier version of Windows. The games came out way before Windows XP did.
     


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