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Fresh install Windows XP Media Center Edition service pack 3 loaded ...

Did the following : start run then typed = dxdiag

Went to display tab and ran Test DirectDraw all passed

Then did Test Direct3D=

Direct3D 7 test results: Falure at step: Failure at step 32 (User verification of Direct3D rendering): HRESULT = 0x00000000 (error code)

same error code with Direct3D 8 and Direct 3D 9 ideas or thoughts on what is wrong also .....

New video card had the same issue and World of Warcraft just blinks like the monitor has gone haywire O_O very wierd


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Have you updated your graphics driver? What graphics card do you have and what power supply do you have?
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Nothings changed on computer

Same old graphics card ATI x1650 Pro 512MB DDR PCI express

Catalyst 09.3 current Version
Driver Packaging Version 8.591-090225a-076825C-ATI
2D Driver Version
Direct3D Version
OpenGL Version
Catalyst™ Control Center Version 2009.0225.1546.28221
AIW/VIVO WDM Driver Version
AIW/VIVO WDM SP Driver Version

Just got done formating the Hard Drive did a clean install of Windows XP Media Center Edition Running Service Pack 3 2GB Ram AMD Dual core 3800+

also did start run dxdiag then ran diagonistic (Spelling) Direct3D failed completely

Also i thinking about getting direct X10 but then some one told me that was for Vista only but when i goto the Microsoft site it says Windows XP Media center edition service pack 3 also /sigh ......

well im reinstalling world of warcraft now about to try to get it running again ....

thoughts ideas ...... im getting tired of trying to fix this ( time to sleep soon also ill think more about this when im fresh up in the morning ) however feel free to leave me a post .....Crimmy
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