SOF 2 Reinstall on XP OpenGL error HELP needed

By GodZilla
Dec 12, 2004
  1. i just got a new hard drive so i go and reinstall SOF 2 it goes smoothly. then i click icon to play the game and i receive this error:

    ...GLW_ChoosePFD( 16, 16, 0 )
    ...35 PFDs found
    ...GLW_ChoosePFD failed
    ...GLW_ChoosePFD( 16, 16, 0 )
    ...35 PFDs found
    ...GLW_ChoosePFD failed
    ...failed to find an appropriate PIXELFORMAT
    ...restoring display settings
    ...WARNING: could not set the given mode (3)
    ...shutting down QGL
    ...unloading OpenGL DLL
    ...assuming '3dfxvgl' is a standalone driver
    ...initializing QGL
    ...WARNING: missing Glide installation, assuming no 3Dfx available
    ...shutting down QGL
    ----- CL_Shutdown -----
    RE_Shutdown( 1 )
    R_Terrain: Shutting down RENDERER terrain.....
    GLW_StartOpenGL() - could not load OpenGL subsystem

    can anyone help me with this please

    ok the latest is i get a UI bad system traop 179 error

    anyone had that before
  2. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 5,899

    Have you installed proper nVidia drivers instead of the ones that comes with Windows XP ?
  3. Athena

    Athena TS Rookie Posts: 69

    We need to know more about your system.
    But yes the first thing to do is upgrade all your drivers to the newest versions.
    Also if you have recently upgraded your video card or you have not done a fresh OS install for a couple years you need to clean out any old drivers that are lurking around in your HD and regestry.
    Good luck!! :D
  4. GodZilla

    GodZilla TS Rookie Topic Starter


    now i just receive a error called bad ui system trap 179
    what would that be from the only thing i did was copy my original base folder files into the new base folder. as i have my old drive as the slave and my new drive as the master
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