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Portal help

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July 29, 2012 5:22:49 AM

So i try to play portal it get all the way past the credits to the blury menu screen the it cut out and says i need dirext x 8 minimum but i have 9 and if i install windows 7 i will have 11 but i know my grafics card will support 10/11
i am using a gateway mx 3560but i dont know how to fix it i need help

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July 29, 2012 2:54:07 PM

Got latest video drivers? Go and download the latest from manufacturer site.
Do U have Intel Extreme 2 graphics card, by any chance?
Unfortunately, I don't think U have Pixel shader, vertex shader on that card !!!
Look in game folder for any configuration files U can run or edit, like *.ini, or an *.exe, or a *.cfg, ....bla, bla, bla..... to change to lowest settings.
Try running the game with 3d Analyze (google it) (U can run your game through it, and disable some settings, or emulate, well, sort of...maybe it works)
Also, go to game website to see if there aren't any patches available.

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July 29, 2012 2:59:40 PM

This topic has been moved from the section Windows XP to section Video Games by Area51reopened
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July 30, 2012 12:45:18 PM

You didn't list your video card. If this is a laptop video chipset, it most likely doesn't meet the requirements.
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