No direct 3d device found

By debnoznal
Feb 20, 2009
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  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: 20,451   +135

    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 Newcomer, in training 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: 20,451   +135

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

    debnoznal Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    no 3d device found

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