Sims 2 with vista problem cannot find direct x 9.0 compatible drivers

By ag1010
Sep 18, 2010
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  1. ok i will say this only once i have played and ran the sims 2 on this computer before vista i had XP and i have direct x 11

    and now i get this message that sims 2 cannot find any directx 9.0 compatible drivers

    so here is all my specs from belarc

    Windows Vista Ultimate Service Pack 2 (build 6002)
    Install Language: English (United States)
    System Locale: English (United States)

    Sony Corporation PCV-RS410(UC) 28003935

    2.67 gigahertz Intel Pentium 4
    8 kilobyte primary memory cache
    512 kilobyte secondary memory cache

    123.51 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
    50.69 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

    SAMSUNG CD-ROM SC-140C ATA Device [Optical drive]
    SONY DVD RW DW-U12A ATA Device [Optical drive]
    SRQ ERWTAN49 SCSI CdRom Device [Optical drive]
    3.5" format removeable media [Floppy drive]

    Standard VGA Graphics Adapter [Display adapter]
    Sony SDM-HX73 [Monitor] (17.1"vis, s/n 9208123, November 2003)

    Realtek AC97 Audio
    Edit/Delete Message
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,964   +355

    Are you sure it didn't say it failed to find DirectX 9.0 compatible graphics adapter?
  3. Relic

    Relic TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,379   +16

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