GeForce 4 - Reverting to Software Accelleration

Posted on 2002-06-08
Last Modified: 2013-11-08
HI all.
Having trouble with my nwe MSI nVidia MX460 card.
When I try to run a game (Flightsim 2002), I get an error saying that Hardware accelleration was not found, and now using software accelleration.

I have d/loaded the latest drivers, and it has been working fine.  I've installed another program, and also have just performed an update voa Windows update.
I am using Windows XP Pro, P3-1000 on an Intel board.

I have used system restoer to bring it back from pre update stage but no luck.

Any help would be appreciated.  
Question by:nu2vb
LVL 32

Expert Comment

ID: 7065169
I think your question is confusing and appears to be self-contradictory.  Specifically, you say:

"I get an error saying that Hardware accelleration was not
found, and now using software accelleration."

But you ALSO say:

"I have d/loaded the latest drivers, and it has been working fine"

So now I don't know whether you are having an actual problem or what.

Please rephrase your question such that others can understand the entire situation and can then offer advice.

Author Comment

ID: 7065181
You're right - Sorry about that.  U alsways have trouble writing what I mean here.  

It should be that I have the latest drivers, and up until today, have not had a problem.  Now I have the accelleration problem.  

It has happened once before and I just restored my Ghosted version to alleviate the problem.
And that was not caused by the same software installed today.  I don't know what does it.

Sorry about the confusion - Hope this is a little clearer.

Thanks again.    

Expert Comment

ID: 8942658
No comment has been added lately, so it's time to clean up this TA.
I will leave a recommendation in the Cleanup topic area that this question is:
PAQ and points refunded
Please leave any comments here within the next seven days.


EE Cleanup Volunteer

Accepted Solution

YensidMod earned 0 total points
ID: 9014925
Question is PAQ'd and points refunded.


Community Support Moderator @Experts Exchange

Featured Post

Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Great sound, comfort and fit, excellent build quality, versatility, compatibility. These are just some of the many reasons for choosing a headset from Sennheiser.
Or at least that’s the word according to a new blog from Tech Target on AWS’s new Managed Services (MS) offering. According to the blog, AWS is launching their AWS MS program to expedite the adoption of cloud by Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 companie…
This Micro Tutorial will give you a basic overview how to record your screen with Microsoft Expression Encoder. This program is still free and open for the public to download. This will be demonstrated using Microsoft Expression Encoder 4.
This video shows how to quickly and easily add an email signature for all users on Exchange 2016. The resulting signature is applied on a server level by Exchange Online. The email signature template has been downloaded from: www.mail-signatures…

776 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question