i installed the sims2 no problem, but when i try to open the game this message comes up: "Failed to find any DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics adapters in this system! Please make sure you have a DirectX9.0c compatible graphics adapter and have installed the latest drivers provided by the manufacturer..." I have DirectX 9.0c installed on my computer, as well as Windows XP Service Pack 2. I am on a 2005 toshiba tecra laptop. i noticed that soooo many *angry* people have had this problem yet there is no solution (believe me, i have tried all of them that are posted on random boards) here are my system specs: Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_gdr.050301-1519) Language: English (Regional Setting: English) System Manufacturer: TOSHIBA Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1.60GHz Memory: 512MB RAM DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904) DX Setup Parameters: Not found DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode DxDiag Notes: Display Tab 1: No problems found. Direct3D functionality not available. You should verify that the driver is a final version from the hardware manufacturer. Card name: NVIDIA GeForce Go 6200 TE 64M / 6600 TE 128M Chip type: GeForce Go 6600 TE/6200 TE DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC so i am not sure what is wrong. help would be appreciated immensely! (if the answer is that my card isn't compatable, please tell me what card i should get, where i can get it, and where i can get it at the BEST price! if you can) happy holidays! thanks for listening!