RE: Direct3d wont run in dxdiag test it fails saying a key pressed
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2004 14:44:11 -0800
many thanks JimJacks, after several months of heartache, your suggestion that
the wireless keyboard could be at fault as save the day . My turbomedia
wireless keyboard was stopping the direct3d from working. once uninstalled
all was well
"JimJacks alias Icky Block for president" wrote:
> Well ive solved it myself . Her pc is now returned to her and working ok
> and the 3d majohnng game is running fine now. and direct3d passes the dxdaig
> I ran re-install directx9c but it just said finished and dxdiag direct3d
> test failed
> I re-installed sp2 pack 2 and again direct3d dxdiag test for direct3d failed
> At each point i made sure i closed down any running programmes on right side
> of taskbar.
> Well finally while closing programmes and through trial and error i found
> the one causing the problem , it was the programme for the wireless keyboard
> and mouse my sister uses. At my house i used a plug in ps2 mouse and
> keyboard. The programme was MediaKey , by a company called dirtek, if i
> remember right with a copyright of year 2000. I have uninstalled the damn
> thing and now she is using a plug in keyboard and plug in opitcal Mouse .
> All systems are go and now everything works ............................
> I have put this solution here in the hope it aids other users
> JimJacks alias Icky Block for president