hardware accelerator

May 18, 2007 at 13:28:35
Specs: windows vista basic, IntelR CeleronR CPU 3.33G

when I try to play games that were pre-installed on pc it comes up with message "hardware acelerator is disabled".
How can I enable it. thanks

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May 18, 2007 at 15:11:42

List the affected pre-installed games & the full specification of your machine & make sure to include as much details as possible.

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May 19, 2007 at 01:34:51

"hardware accelerator is disabled".

a google suggest JAVA, do your games use JAVA ??

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May 19, 2007 at 11:11:41

I have an Intel Celeron D Processor 356, 3.33 GHZ, FSB 533 MHz. 80GB hard disk serial ATA interface, Integrated VIA Chrome9 HC IGP onboard graphics. Hardware accelerator is now on full but games are running really slow and it keeps telling me hardware accelerator is disabled. Games are, Oberon games: Solitaire, Spider solitaire, Minesweeper, Hearts and Purple place. Any ideas? Cheers

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May 19, 2007 at 11:47:43

Run DXDIAG from the "run" menu & post back your findings. Even with a crappy on-board graphics chipset you ought to be able to wing Windows games like Solitaire.

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May 19, 2007 at 12:32:06

have ran DXDIAG and it says
DirectDraw Acceleratin, Direct3D Acceleration and AGP Texture Acceleration are not avaliable
please suggest next step thanks

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May 19, 2007 at 16:01:43

Integrated VIA Chrome9 HC IGP onboard graphics

Have you searched for an updated driver ?


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May 19, 2007 at 16:24:52

Have you installed the chipset drivers as suggested by Santa?

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May 21, 2007 at 10:21:18

many thanks to santa, system now works properly! thanks also to sabertooth for replying.

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