Directx 9 error message!!!!

Electronic arts The sims 2: apartment li...
May 29, 2010 at 07:56:51
Specs: Windows 7
Okay I have the new windows 7 home Premium
I have every single sims 2 game and they seem to work just fine, but when i install sims 2 apartment life it installs but it wont play becuase a message comes up saying "FAILED TO ENUMERATE ANY DIRECTX 9 COMPATIBLE GRAPHICS ADAPATERS IN THIS SYSTEM.

But I have Direct 11
HELP ME!!!!!!!!

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May 29, 2010 at 09:11:41
"But I have Direct 11"

But do you have a video card that at least supports DX9?

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May 29, 2010 at 09:28:38
here are my specs
can you tell?

OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Version 6.1.7600 Build 7600
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name OWNER-PC
System Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
System Model Compaq Presario CQ60 Notebook PC
System Type x64-based PC
Processor Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 900 @ 2.20GHz, 2194 Mhz, 1 Core(s), 1 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Hewlett-Packard F.62, 12/25/2009
SMBIOS Version 2.4
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.1.7600.16385"
User Name owner-PC\Phillip Shaw
Time Zone Eastern Daylight Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 2.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 1.93 GB
Available Physical Memory 954 MB
Total Virtual Memory 3.87 GB
Available Virtual Memory 2.39 GB
Page File Space 1.93 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys

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May 29, 2010 at 11:15:20
Those aren't your specs, it's a bunch of gobbledygook. Some of the info is there though. Why didn't you say it was a laptop? Laptops don't make good gamers unless you specifically buy a gaming laptop.

This *should* be your specs:

Try installing DX9:

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May 29, 2010 at 13:35:28
i downloaded directx 9 like 100 times asnd it says the same thing. i dont understand

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May 30, 2010 at 08:39:11
some games have direct x in them try inserting a game that u have search its folders for any dx9 files

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June 3, 2010 at 12:46:47
i downloaded directx 9 like 100 times asnd it says the same thing. i dont understand

Stop downloading things, in-fact stop doing anything!

List your video card specs! How to: from M$


Open Device Manager by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Maintenance, and then clicking Device Manager.‌ Administrator permission required If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

expand the "Display Adapter" sub menu and list what video card it says. It's not that difficult.

PowerMac 9600(1 ghz G4)
512mb RAM
50gb SCSI
ATi 9200 PCI

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