Need help with Video card drivers

By Codebling
Sep 25, 2008
  1. I have just dowloaded Soldat on my computer but it wont work. It keeps coming up with "Could not initialize DirectX Graphics. You must have installed DirectX 8 or better. Try running Soldat in compatibility mode." and other times it just says "Could not initialize DirectX Graphics."

    I don't get it because i have DirectX 9.0b and tried it in compatibility mode but nothing works :confused:. A friend told me to update my video drivers but i don't know how to. Please help TechSpot?

    Video card

    Name: Trident Video Accelerator Blade 3D
    Manufacture: Trident MicroSystems
    Chip Type: Trident Blade 3D
    DAC Type: Integrated RAMDAC
    Approx. Total Memory: 8.0 MB
    Current Display Mode 1024 x 768 (16 bit)(60Hz)
    Monitor: Dell E771p

    DirectDraw Acceleration: Enable
    Direct3D Acceleration: Enable
    AGP Texture Acceleration: Not Available


    Main Driver: trid3d.dll
    Version: 5.00.2471.0064 (English)
    Date: 8/17/2001 14:56:06
    WHQL Logo'd: Yes
    Mini VDD: trid3dm.sys
    VDD: n/a
    DDI Version: 7

    This is from my dxdiag if you need more info just ask
  2. BillAllen55

    BillAllen55 TS Maniac Posts: 368

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