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No direct 3d device found

By debnoznal
Feb 20, 2009
  1. hi' i'm hopeing some one out there can tell me what I have to do to get a 3d screen saver to work. i have a hp pavillon a630n desktop. when i tried to install a new 3d screen saver program I get the message no direct 3d device found. i'm lost, don't know what or where to begin. maybe this computer didn't come with a 3d device ? any help would be appreciated . thanks
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,230   +232

    Your systems integraded video may not support 3D. This is not uncommon. You might have to install a good AGP or PCI video card with 3D support, to take advantage of 3D applications
     
  3. debnoznal

    debnoznal TS Rookie Topic Starter

    no 3d device found

    thanks for the info, i did install a msi r4350 3d video card but that didn't help. must be something else
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,230   +232

    Try updating the MSI drivers from the MSI support website
     
  5. debnoznal

    debnoznal TS Rookie Topic Starter

    no 3d device found

    i'll check and see if they have a newer driver, thanks
     
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