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Problem with AoE II

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April 23, 2005 10:56:02 PM

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When I try and load AoE II the conquerors expansion there is an error message
"Could not initialize graphics system. Make sure your video card and driver
are compatiable with directdraw." I have played it with no problems on my
comp but now I get this message.

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Anonymous
April 24, 2005 2:06:54 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.games (More info?)

Hi Paulie,

Please try the solutions in this article on for size:
http://support.microsoft.com/?id=242902

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"Paulie" <Paulie@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:5B9C4D0B-F9E7-49AB-9E67-C39C0FECF992@microsoft.com...
| When I try and load AoE II the conquerors expansion there is an error message
| "Could not initialize graphics system. Make sure your video card and driver
| are compatiable with directdraw." I have played it with no problems on my
| comp but now I get this message.
!