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DrVincentWolf Oct 3, 2012 @ 10:22am
Graphic cards compatility issues
Whenever I try to start up the game, I get the following error-message:

"no suitable graphic card found
Could not find a direct3d device that supports the xna framework hidef profile
Veryfi that a suitable graphic card is installed
make sure that the desctop is not locked, and that no other application is running full screen mode
avoid running under remote desctop or as a windows service
Check the display properties to make sure hardware acceleration is set to full"

Im guessing this is an issue with my video card. I am running windows 7 with Intel (R) hd graphics and directx 11.
Last edited by DrVincentWolf; Oct 3, 2012 @ 10:24am
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Valentine Meikin Oct 3, 2012 @ 10:32am 
You need a card which supports the newest version of XNA Framework. Some Intel graphics cards claim to support HD and suchlike, but I personally find them bargain basement and barely suitable for purpose. Get a entry level ATI or nVidia card. I'm using a pretty ancient one and it supports XNA HD fine.
DrVincentWolf Oct 3, 2012 @ 10:36am 
Yeah, I was pretty sure the problem was the so called "hd" intel card. Just wanted to have it verified. Thanks!
DrVincentWolf Oct 3, 2012 @ 10:55am 
Any recommendation for an nvidia graphic card, perhaps from one who has managed to get the game up and running?
OlivierJT Oct 3, 2012 @ 11:22am 
Well i am not a reference here, i am using a... *cough cough... 690 GTX... I am sure any less than 3 year old card is fine.
I hear the 670 Ti are good stuff, you know video card, it all in the budget... (and in your PSU too...)
fws Oct 3, 2012 @ 12:19pm 
It works on my GF 8800 GTS 640, so I guess it is hard to buy something that wont work.
Depends on how much money you can shell out, budget 9800gt, £300 msi gtx 670 OC. Got 2 myself 1 is overkill for this game but hye least you cna play other ones
Last edited by 梅毒ー様 RubberduckzillA; Oct 3, 2012 @ 1:21pm
DrVincentWolf Oct 3, 2012 @ 2:24pm 
Well I do have a Geforce GT 540M but that didn´t work...I guess that's too old?
fws Oct 3, 2012 @ 2:35pm 
It shouldnt be, maybe it is due to Optimus and so the card isnt turning on for the game. I dont know too much about all those mobile cards and their soft, but I think you should be able to set it somehow. Check out information about Optimus and setting games to run specific card.
DrVincentWolf Oct 3, 2012 @ 2:39pm 
How do I do that? Help a noob out!
fws Oct 3, 2012 @ 2:51pm 
Ive never used any laptop with this technology, because I dont find laptops particularly good for gaming, but there are a lot of tutorials about this, including simple video ones


In case of Steam you will find exe files of games in its folder
Last edited by fws; Oct 3, 2012 @ 2:53pm
DrVincentWolf Oct 3, 2012 @ 3:32pm 
Managed to get it working, HELL YEAH!

and you know, thanks :D
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