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how do I fix error message saying hardware acceleration needed?

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I installed Win7 32bit on my mother in laws 2004 Compaq Presario SR1130NX (Prod Number: PC134A-ABA). I was not able to run the upgrade advisor but she has had no problems except for one. When she plays Spyder Solitaire this warning appears: "Hardware acceleration is either disabled or not supported by your video card driver which could slow game performance. Make sure you have the latest video card driver installed and that hardware acceleration is turned on.". Spyder appears to play but slowly. Is there a way to fix this?

 I checked online and these are the specs for her system:
Mobo: ASUS A7V8X-LA (HP/Compaq name: Kelut-GL6E)
Proc: AMD Athlon(tm) XP 3000+, ~2.1GHz
RAM: 1g
DirectX: 11
Integrated Graphics: VIA UniChrome graphics
I tried to find more on the graphics adaptor and I think it might be a Via VT3205 but that is not listed on VIAs website.
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