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 hunter315 a c 179 U Graphics card 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? welshmousepk a b U Graphics card 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources how do i enable direct3d acceleration? Forum Can't enable Direct3D Acceleration! Forum AMD 6850 - Directdraw and Direct3D disabled!?!? Forum How do make direct3d available Forum How to enable Directdraw Acceleration Forum How do i get Direct3D ?? Forum GTS 250 Direct3D Acceleration Not Available Forum Direct3D is no longer initializing after updating to Direc.. Forum Can't enable Direct3D acceleration. Forum How do i enable direct3d acceleration Forum Can't enable direct3d acceleration. Forum Direct3D aceleration Forum GMA 3000 and direct3d acceleration? Forum My Direct3D acceleration is not available.. help? Forum Direct3D errors Forum Asus gtx560ti directcuII-broken Forum Can't Enable Crossfire HD 5770's Forum How big are 5770s??? which case/motherboard? Forum How Can install 2 video cards at the same time? Forum How to configure dual monitors with different brands Forum 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 !