Sims2 failed to find DirectX 9.0 c compatible graphics.

By tinytera07 ยท 7 replies
Apr 20, 2007
  1. okay so I'm trying to play the sims 2 on my computer and i am so frustrated. it says "failed to find DirectX 9.0 c compatible graphics..." and i dont know what to do. i read a post 3 years ago and it said to check what kind of video card the girl had and stuff...but i looked it up exactly where it said to and couldnt find anything that looked like the types they had on there... i'm so confused!!! i would appreciate anyones help!


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  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    You need a better video graphics system. We need to know more about what computer you are using.
  3. tinytera07

    tinytera07 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i have windows xp. what else do you need to know?
  4. devil_himself

    devil_himself TS Rookie Posts: 23

    what hardware u using
  5. N3051M

    N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115

    follow the link below.................................................................... v v
  6. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    Brand, model, Intel or AMD, age, memory size, repair history. The kind of information a tech can use in comparison with others to help you look for known problems.
  7. tinytera07

    tinytera07 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    okay...i'm not sure about age because we got it from someone about...probably two years ago... it says its an HP Pavillion 04 so...(sorry i'm not a computer whiz...but i guess you already knew that :) ) the system model:p6317A-ABA 510n Processor: Intel Celeron CPU 1200MHz and the memory is 32.0 MB... i dont know if that helps any...
  8. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

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