hi, i'm new, and like alot of people i'm expieriencing problems with my sims 2. i keep getting a message saying:failed to find directx 9.0c adapters in this system!please make sure you have installed the latest drivers provided by the maunufacturer. the application will now terminate. now not too long ago my computer was rebooted because it was overloadd by viruses. i have downloaded the directx 9.0c thing, and ran my diagnostic tool. it says it's all running smoothly, when i went to settings it says direct draw acc.:not available diect3d:not available agptexture acc.:not available. i have all the latest drivers, and i have windows xp profetional. when i went to see what graphics card i got by clicking settings on properties it said:color quality 32 bits and screen resolution 1280by 1024 pixels, and thats it. also when i ran my diagnostic tool it said under notes: the system is using the generic video driver please install video driver provided by hardware manufacturer. direct3d functionality not available you should verify that the driver is a final version from the hardware manufacturer.: one problem, i don't know what a hardware manufacturer is! srry so long, but please help!