How do i enable direct3d and directdraw Tags: Graphics Cards Direct3D Windows Vista Directdraw Graphics Last response: February 19, 2010 8:16 PM in Graphics & Displays Share soulbrotha February 19, 2010 8:10:34 PM Hello, i am on a windows vista(compaq) and cant run any games. when i do i get an error saying something about my video cards. i notice plenty of people have this problem. is there any way to fix this, and if i need new video cards, which ones? More about : enable direct3d directdraw | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove hunter315 Graphics card Master February 19, 2010 8:11:55 PM full system specs please, im not sure you cant disable direct3d or directdraw in vista in the first place. What specific error messages are you getting and on what games? | Report abuse welshmousepk Graphics card Authority February 19, 2010 8:16:07 PM update your drivers, and make sure you have the latest DirectX release. that is, assuming you actually have a DX capable card. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>How do i enable direct3d and directdraw> Related ressources: Forumhow do i enable direct3d acceleration? ForumCan't enable Direct3D Acceleration! ForumAMD 6850 - Directdraw and Direct3D disabled!?!? ForumHow do make direct3d available ForumHow to enable Directdraw Acceleration ForumHow do i get Direct3D ?? ForumGTS 250 Direct3D Acceleration Not Available ForumDirect3D is no longer initializing after updating to Direc.. ForumCan't enable Direct3D acceleration. ForumHow do i enable direct3d acceleration ForumCan't enable direct3d acceleration. ForumDirect3D aceleration ForumGMA 3000 and direct3d acceleration? ForumMy Direct3D acceleration is not available.. help? ForumDirect3D errors ForumAsus gtx560ti directcuII-broken ForumCan't Enable Crossfire HD 5770's ForumHow big are 5770s??? which case/motherboard? ForumHow Can install 2 video cards at the same time? ForumHow to configure dual monitors with different brands More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !