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open gl subsystem error ..

Hi friends
        i have a problem here..  Every thing was going fine . until my Quake III game has stopped working . The game was going on fine and i donot know the reason why it stopped working. My operating system is Windows 2000 professional .
 Here is a brief outlay of my system configutation'
      Intel 815E chipset
        Pentium III 733 Mhz processor,
         i donot have any external video card...
         128 MB SR RAM,20 GB hard disk
  i am including also the error that is returned when i start the game Quake III
      I will be grateful if some one might help me out of this
                                     
                                   Guns
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Q3 1.27g win-x86 Dec  4 2000
----- FS_Startup -----
Current search path:
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\vendadm1.pk3 (4 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\thepit.pk3 (4 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\richard.pk3 (3 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\pak5.pk3 (7 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\pak4.pk3 (272 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\pak3.pk3 (4 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\pak2.pk3 (148 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\pak1.pk3 (26 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\pak0.pk3 (3539 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\obiwanshouse.pk3 (85 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\madness2.pk3 (10 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\hruin.pk3 (16 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\hrdm.pk3 (10 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\hongx.pk3 (22 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\hh-ta.pk3 (11 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\hcdmv2.pk3 (13 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\bubtny2.pk3 (50 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\bonk.pk3 (4 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\awg3.pk3 (10 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\awg2.pk3 (15 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break\baseq3\academy.pk3 (16 files)
F:\gm\Jail Break/baseq3

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4269 files in pk3 files
execing default.cfg
execing q3config.cfg
execing autoexec.cfg
Hunk_Clear: reset the hunk ok
...detecting CPU, found Intel Pentium III

------- Input Initialization -------
Joystick is not active.
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----- Client Initialization -----
----- Initializing Renderer ----
-------------------------------
----- Client Initialization Complete -----
----- R_Init -----
Initializing OpenGL subsystem
...initializing QGL
...calling LoadLibrary( 'C:\WINNT\System32\opengl32.dll' ): succeeded
...setting mode 3: 640 480 FS
...using desktop display depth of 24
...calling CDS: ok
...registered window class
...created window@0,0 (640x480)
Initializing OpenGL driver
...getting DC: succeeded
...GLW_ChoosePFD( 24, 24, 8 )
...35 PFDs found
...GLW_ChoosePFD failed
...GLW_ChoosePFD( 24, 24, 0 )
...35 PFDs found
...GLW_ChoosePFD failed
...failed to find an appropriate PIXELFORMAT
...restoring display settings
...WARNING: could not set the given mode (3)
...setting mode 3: 640 480 FS
...using colorsbits of 16
...calling CDS: ok
...created window@0,0 (640x480)
Initializing OpenGL driver
...getting DC: succeeded
...GLW_ChoosePFD( 16, 16, 0 )
...35 PFDs found
...GLW_ChoosePFD failed
...GLW_ChoosePFD( 16, 16, 0 )
...35 PFDs found
...GLW_ChoosePFD failed
...failed to find an appropriate PIXELFORMAT
...restoring display settings
...WARNING: could not set the given mode (3)
...shutting down QGL
...unloading OpenGL DLL
...assuming '3dfxvgl' is a standalone driver
...initializing QGL
...WARNING: missing Glide installation, assuming no 3Dfx available
...shutting down QGL
----- CL_Shutdown -----
RE_Shutdown( 1 )
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GLW_StartOpenGL() - could not load OpenGL subsystem
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smokinguns
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smokinguns
1 Solution
 
TascoDLXCommented:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Q_20093423.html

Basically, it's a OpenGL/video driver problem.

Pop in your Quake 3 CD, run GLsetup, and it should update the driver.

If that doesn't work, you'll have to find an OpenGL-compatible video driver for your onboard video.  If you can't find one, you may have to shell out $$$ for a half-decent video card.

Good luck!
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smokingunsAuthor Commented:
Thanz for that suggestion Mr.TascoDLX,
      This still has not solved my problem.
     I will try 2 do as u said .
                 Guns
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