What are overlays and how do I enable them

Hi Experts,

I have a PC with a TV-Card installed.  I use this PC to watch TV on.  Recently my NVidia Display Card died which means that I had to revert back to the PC's onbard display.  I have an Intel DB865 mainboard.

My problem is that I can't watch TV anymore.  I use a program called Asus EzVCR.FM to get the vidio from the TV-Card.  When opening this application, I get an error message that reads "DirectDraw Device does not support overlays".

I do not use this PC for anything other than watching TV and therefor I really do not want to buy another display card just for this!!!!!!

Is there anything I can do to get around this?

Thanks
PantoffelSlippersAsked:
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ArtellosCommented:
Did you (re) install the drivers of the On-Board Graphics Card?
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PantoffelSlippersAuthor Commented:
The drivers for my graphics card are installed.

Should the onboard graphics of the Intel DB865 mainboard be able to support overlays?
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ArtellosCommented:
Could you make a SiSoftSandra report?

http://www.benchmarkhq.ru/fclick/fclick.php?fid=49
SiSoftSandra Download Link

Attach the report to your next reply :)
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PantoffelSlippersAuthor Commented:
Doing it right now!
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ArtellosCommented:
You'll need to make a hardware scan, then when its done copy it to the clipboard, paste it into a text file and attach it :)

Olrik
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PantoffelSlippersAuthor Commented:
Hi Olrik,

I've followed your instructions.

Awaiting your feedback.

Thanks
01-Computer-Overview.txt
02-Mainboard.txt
03-Mainboard-Configuration.txt
04-Display-Adapter.txt
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ArtellosCommented:
http://downloadcenter.intel.com/T8Clearance.aspx?url=/9498/a08/win2k_xp1417.exe&agr=N&ProductID=1044&DwnldID=9498&lang=eng

Heres a direct link to the Intel's Download Center for your On-board drivers.

Goodluck
Olrik
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PantoffelSlippersAuthor Commented:
Orlik you are the master!

Thank you very much!!!
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ArtellosCommented:
Did it work? Can you now watch TV Again or do you still get errors?
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PantoffelSlippersAuthor Commented:
Thanks
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PantoffelSlippersAuthor Commented:
Everything works now!
Thanks
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