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Someone Please help me with DXDIAG info & tell me what driver i need

By Crap2.0
Jan 6, 2007
  1. Ok, My computer got a virus and completely died on me. I couldnt get to windows/safe mode-- Nothing. So a friend of a friends got it up and running for me and installed Windows Xp Professional on it (I had normal WIndows Xp before) So When I got the computer back it booted up to Windows XP Pro and worked just fine, all i needed to do was tu run Windows Update, so I did that. So i tried to install some video games (Halo: COmbat EVolved and Knight Online) both games worked just great before my computer crashed, but now when I try to run them they both have problems with DirectX. Halos error message said something about not being able to run directdraw and to use DXDIAG (which i did) and knight online told me that it "Cannot Create D3dDevice". So long story short nothing seems to work and i dont know **** about computers. I dont know anything about drivers or video cards or anything, but it says "the system is using the generic video driver. Please install video driver provided by the hardware manufacturer" i dont know what the hell im doing, all i wanna do is play my old favorite games. I ran DXDIAG and this is what it said:

    System Information
    ------------------
    Time of this report: 1/5/2007, 23:30:52
    Machine name: COUCH-93YSO29OP
    Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) (2600.xpclnt_qfe.021108-2107)
    Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
    System Manufacturer: Compaq Presario 061
    System Model: PC182A-ABA SR1103WM NA430
    BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
    Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.53GHz, ~2.5GHz
    Memory: 248MB RAM
    Page File: 181MB used, 425MB available
    Windows Dir: I:\WINDOWS
    DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
    DX Setup Parameters: Not found
    DxDiag Version: 5.03.0001.0904 32bit Unicode

    Display Devices
    ---------------
    Card name:
    Manufacturer:
    Chip type:
    DAC type:
    Device Key: Enum\
    Display Memory: n/a
    Current Mode: 1024 x 768 (32 bit) (1Hz)
    Monitor:
    Monitor Max Res:
    Driver Name: vga.dll
    Driver Version: 5.01.2600.0000 (English)
    DDI Version: unknown
    Driver Attributes: Final Reta

    I Didnt wanna post the whole GD thing but if its needed i will. Somone plz help this computer noob play his games!!!
     
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