|Direct 3D it a feature of your graphics processor. The only thing you have told us about your system is it runs XP. Before getting the game did you check the system requirements and see whether your system meets those minimum requirements?|
Provide a complete description of your system including make/model numbers.
There is a system scanning tool on the welcome page if you do not know how to find out your system credentials.
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