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Edited June 19, 2012 by A Nonny Moose Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Legosim 11 Resident Member 11 231 Posts Posted June 20, 2012 (edited) Video should be smaller than 600mb/5 minutes Photo should be smaller than 5mb Video should be smaller than 600mb/5 minutesPhoto should be smaller than 5mb Related Questions How many different smileys Login now. The video card info pane only shows "Chip Type: GeForce GTX 980" without a hex number following it that I can use with the SimCity files to force the game to have a peek here

Try using that hex entry, perhaps, to force recognition in SimCity 4?It's worth a shot.How to run DXDiag:http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/run-directx-diagnostic-tool Last edited by Morkonan; 31 Dec, 2014 @ 11:25am #3 jdenm8 View Profile After I reinstalled my entire system and reinstalled Skylines the game started working. Even with OpenGl I still get the same error on start up though. All it is is the game loading the other rotations.

After that it closes down. Parallels Forums Home Forums > Parallels Cross-Platform Solutions > Parallels Desktop for Mac > Windows Guest OS Discussion > Directdraw - SimCity 4? I've already unsubscribed from the mod and I've reinstalled steam and Skylines.

  • Then I click ok, and the screen goes black, forcing me to shut off the virtual machine and restart it.
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Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? New AMD 7870 Sign in to follow this Followers 0 Could not initializa Direct Draw wrror on SC4 startup. That's it. I still get the same error.

or incompatible video out put Direct X is up to date, even installed the Direct X 9 files. fixme:d3d_surface:wined3d_surface_flip Ignoring flags 0x1. Ask ! http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/103288-13-direct-draw-error-message Port link: http://portingteam.c...mcity-4-deluxe/ The issue also occurs when I try to port it myself using Wineskin.

All rights reserved. You can only upload videos smaller than 600MB. what do i need to do to sort this out? In SC4 I run it at 1024 x 768.

as i said this game worked fine before but now it isn't working for some reason... :/ if you need any additional information just say.. :) Follow 1 answer 1 Report when i try to start it, i get told "Could not initialize Direct Draw." the title of the window is Hardware Driver Error. Trending Why is PC better than Console? 7 answers I DO NOT WANT ADS ON MY PC. I finally made it to level 4.?

Anyways, when I start the game an error box pops up that says something to the effect of "Can not initialize direct draw." I click OK, which is the only option, navigate here Sim City 4 problems This is a discussion on Sim City 4 problems within the Windows 7 , Windows Vista Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. It's easy! All Rights Reserved.

If you come back to this error screen, report the error to an administrator. New AMD 7870 Privacy Policy Contact Us Copyright © 2015 Simtropolis.com. I press ok and the game starts fine. Check This Out Says something about the poor programming of the command line scan.

Share this post Link to post Share on other sites A Nonny Moose 7,351 Pillar of Simtropolis Member 7,351 50,870 Posts Hensall, Ontario, Canada Le propriétaire "de l'usine d'orignaux" Emeritus You can only upload a photo or a video. Any clue on how to fix this error?

Baccus83 Messages: 1 So I set up Parallels Desktop 3.0 fine, and everything seems to be in working order.

It's nothing major and as graphics cards move further away from SC4 it'll get worse and worse. Trending Now Jimmy Fallon Katy Perry Karolina Pliskova Neera Tanden Luxury SUV Deals Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms Sasha Banks Sheryl Crow 2016 Cars Carrie Underwood Answers Best Answer: Mine did the same Suddenly experiencing high lag in... Therefore I've activated some mods that didn't seem to influence gaming experience too much and it still worked fine.

I've received that message when playing at resolutions greater than 1920x1080, ie., 2560x1600 or 3360x1050 (across two monitors). More questions What would you name 10 children? From what I can tell the Directx 9 driver can handle the resolution so it switches the game to software rendering. http://nettfinds.com/simcity-4/simcity-4-error-1004.html fixme:win:EnumDisplayDevicesW ((null),0,0x33f3d4,0x00000000), stub!

Sign In Now Sign in to follow this Followers 0 Go To Topic Listing SC4 Bugs & Technical Issues   Similar Content Error after installing a patch By lukazec So basically Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Legosim 11 Resident Member 11 231 Posts Posted June 15, 2012 What resolution are you playing at? No trees were harmed in the posting of this message. before I explain more, my specs are: Windows 7 Home Prem 64, 8Gb RAM 1333 mhz, Intel i7 2700K, AMD radeon 7870.

I've tried unstalling and reinstalling it multiple times and it hasn't worked. any ideas? As it turns out, this was a mistake. Expand» Details Details Existing questions More Tell us some more Upload in Progress Upload failed.

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Says Hardware Driver Error on the top bar and Could not Initialize Direct Draw in the white box. Nov 3, 2009 #2 sedriskell TS Rookie Topic Starter I have tried running it in compatibility mode but I could be doing it incorrectly, how would you suggest doing it?

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