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Direct Draw Error message

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November 8, 2009 11:25:54 PM

I am trying to play simcity 4 deluxe. I have windows xp home installed in ubuntu linux with the help of virtual box. when i try to start it, i get told "Could not initialize Direct Draw." the title of the window is Hardware Driver Error. Then I click ok, and the screen goes black, forcing me to shut off the virtual machine and restart it. any ideas?
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July 4, 2010 4:11:57 PM

yeah me too same problem please help
Hello,
While trying to play simcity 4 on my stock dell optiplex gx280 XP pro sp3 i keep getting the following = hardware driver error could not initialize direct draw.
then game appears to start goes black for few seconds then takes me back to the desktop. Any help appreciated thanks.
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July 14, 2010 11:38:21 PM

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