Re: Halo Starting Problem
Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2004 18:32:25 -0800
It says it is 33MB but it doesnt say transform and
lighting, does that mean i need a new video card to have
halo perform on my computer?
>What type of video card do you have? Here's a way to
>video card you have installed on your computer.
> Click Start / Run / type: dxdiag
> Click the Display Tab
> Look under Device for the name and
>Halo requires a minimum of 32 MB of video memory and a
chipset that supports
>Hardware Transform and Lighting. There are some cards
and chipsets that may
>meet this requirement but are still unsupported because
there is a lack of driver
>support by the manufacturer or because the manufacturer
is out of business and is
>no longer supporting their former products. When a card
is classified as
>unsupported, it means that while Halo may work with that
card, you may
>experience issues that range from minor graphics issues
to system level issues such
>as error messages, blue screens, failure to run the
game, or system reboots.
>Microsoft Product Support will not be able to help you
in resolving any Halo
>issues that you are having if you try to play with
unsupported hardware. When you
>have an unsupported card in your computer, you will see
an error message that is
>similar to one or more of the following error messages
in the table below. Note
>that these dialog boxes are permanently dismissible and
will not prevent you from
>trying to run the game.
>If you're still having problems Craig, try updating your
Video drivers using the
>Cheers, Windows XP MVP
Shell / User
>Game FAQs: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?
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>My advice is donated "AS IS" without warranty; nor do I
confer any rights.
>"Craig" <email@example.com> wrote in
>| As soon as I start Halo a message pops up saying "we
>| sorry but your computer's video hardware is below the
>| recommended minimum space for thid game" but I have all
>| the requirements and i have tried to continue anyway
>| it wont let me.What could I do to make the game work?