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Failed to enumberate any DirectX 9 compatible graphics adapters in this system!

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    When I go to run the sims 2, it gives me the following error message:

    "Failed to enumberate any DirectX 9 compatible graphics adapters in this system!

    Please make sure you have a DirectX 9 compatible graphics adapter and have installed the latest manufacturer provided driver.

    The application will now terminate..."

    I have direct x 11, nVidia GeForce 9200 video card. When I run dxdiag, I get the following information, and there is no way for me to test DirectDraw etc... it just says it's on.

    "   Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.100618-1621)
               Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
    System Manufacturer: Gateway
           System Model: SX2311
                   BIOS: Default System BIOS
              Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X3 425 Processor (3 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
                 Memory: 4096MB RAM
    Available OS Memory: 3840MB RAM
              Page File: 1482MB used, 6194MB available
            Windows Dir: C:\Windows
        DirectX Version: DirectX 11
    DX Setup Parameters: Not found
       User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
     System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
        DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
         DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 64bit Unicode

          Display Tab 1: No problems found.
            Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
              Input Tab: No problems found.


    Direct3D:    0/4 (retail)
    DirectDraw:  0/4 (retail)
    DirectInput: 0/5 (retail)
    DirectMusic: 0/5 (retail)
    DirectPlay:  0/9 (retail)
    DirectSound: 0/5 (retail)
    DirectShow:  0/6 (retail)

              Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 9200
           Manufacturer: NVIDIA
              Chip type: GeForce 9200
               DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
             Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_084B&SUBSYS_02281025&REV_A2
         Display Memory: 1903 MB
       Dedicated Memory: 239 MB
          Shared Memory: 1663 MB
           Current Mode: 1600 x 900 (32 bit) (59Hz)
           Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
          Monitor Model: HX2000
             Monitor Id: GWY00CC
            Native Mode: 1600 x 900(p) (59.946Hz)
            Output Type: HD15
            Driver Name: nvd3dumx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll,nvwgf2umx.dll,nvd3dum,nvwgf2um,nvwgf2um
    Driver File Version: 8.17.0012.6099 (English)
         Driver Version: 8.17.12.6099
            DDI Version: 10
           Driver Model: WDDM 1.1
      Driver Attributes: Final Retail
       Driver Date/Size: 10/16/2010 12:55:00, 12788840 bytes
            WHQL Logo'd: Yes
        WHQL Date Stamp:
      Device Identifier: {D7B71E3E-4B0B-11CF-4664-24221CC2C535}
              Vendor ID: 0x10DE
              Device ID: 0x084B
              SubSys ID: 0x02281025
            Revision ID: 0x00A2
     Driver Strong Name: oem24.inf:NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.1:Section019:8.17.12.6099:pci\ven_10de&dev_084b
         Rank Of Driver: 00E62001
            Video Accel: ModeMPEG2_A ModeMPEG2_C ModeVC1_C ModeWMV9_C
       Deinterlace Caps: (there's a lot of stuff here that is long and I'm not sure is neccessary so I'm leaving it out)

           D3D9 Overlay: Supported
                DXVA-HD: Supported
           DDraw Status: Enabled
             D3D Status: Enabled

             AGP Status: Enabled"

    I can run The Sims 3 just fine, so I'm not sure what's up here.

     

    Please help!

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010 11:09 PM

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