The Sims 2: Failed to find any DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics adapters...!

By MilH3
Sep 28, 2007
  1. I have recently installed The Sims 2 on my computer and when I run the game, it shows me the following:

    Failed to find any DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics adapters in this system! Please make sure you have a direct X9.0c compatible graphics adapter and have installed the latest drivers provided by the manufacturer. The application will now terminate.

    If someone can help figure out my problem, I would be most grateful.

  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    What kind of video do you have? A add-in card or on-board video?
  3. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    Usually that means your graphics solution, whatever it is, does not meet the minimum requirements for the game.
  4. MilH3

    MilH3 TS Rookie Topic Starter


    It used to work just fine.

    Some one must of done something and now it gives me that message and I would really like to get the game working again.

  5. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

  6. bushwhacker

    bushwhacker TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 783

  7. Trans523

    Trans523 TS Rookie

    Hi bushwhacker,

    I had such problem. Thanks a lot! I`m very appreciate you. :)
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