troubleshooting Question

Is there a way to fix a Game that cannot open because it "cannot create texture?"

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I "successfully" installed "The Ant Bully" (Midway Home Entertainment, Inc.) game on my computer (hp pavilion running WinXP2002 with Service Pack2, 608 mg RAM, 240 Gig memory).  When I tried to play it, I just got a blank black screen, and nothing happened. I had to ctrl-alt-delete to close the game, and I received this error message as the game closed: "Could not create texture."  I received no response from Midway's tech support from their website, and the tech support phone number included with the documentation of the game "has been disconnected."  This is the SECOND game that gave me this same error message--I returned the first to the store and got another of the same game in exchange, but I have the same problem, so I figure it must be my computer.  It is my understanding that this has something to do with DirectX, I think I am running DirectX 9.  Is there a setting (somewhere!) that I might have to change in order to "create texture?"  There may be an easy fix, or I may just have to toss the game and chalk it up to experience if you can't help me.  I'm looking forward to your help.  Thanks in advance,  

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