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Moto Racer Video Problem

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I have a pc that matches the minimum requirement for the game.  Everything goes well until a want to start a race.  The screen come black but I can still hear the sound.

Anyone can help?
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Question by:npelletier
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by:netmage
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It would be helpful if you could post your hardware configuration.

As a start until i know more, read the motoracer docs for known video problems and install directx.

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What version of DirectX do you have and does the game support?

What video card are you using? I suspect your problem lies with this card.
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by:Mindbender
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I agree, as your sound is working it isn't the soundcard (which in my experience, even in W95/8 is 70% of the time your problem), and because you are hearing sound, the system is not locking.
Be alarmed if you have a PowerVR. Whilst capable cards, they reportedly have myriads of problems with DX games.
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by:sql242
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Lets start by downloading DirectX 6.0
(Check HTTP://ftpsearch.ntnu.no for the file DX6ENG.EXE or obtain from Microsoft)

Once you have DirectX 6, do a START>FIND for "DXDIAG.EXE"
In DXDIAG, run the DirectDraw and Direct3D tests, also check for more than one display tab (If you have a Voodoo 1 or Voodoo 2)

If the tests don't work, check for updated display drivers on the internet at the manufacturer's website.

If the tests do work, click on "Save Information" and cut/paste the text into a comment so I can see how the DirectX and drivers setup is doing.


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Download the patch for Motoracer and you video card.
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Download the patch for Motoracer and your video card.

http://www.hotgames.com/games/motora/review.htm
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