I did the following (make sure you reboot after each install).: Make sure you're running the latest AOEII:AOK patch (2.0a): Download Details - Microsoft Download Center - DirectX End-User Runtime Download This will stop the opening video from being played. If I see a fix in a different topic, will redirect if I find it. #2 -Dare Devil/x/ View Profile View Posts 4 Jan, 2014 @ 4:16pm -Have you tried: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/191660? Make sure that your video card and driver are compatible with DirectDraw. http://sinistro.org/age-of/could-not-initialize-graphics-system-directdraw-age-of-empires-2.html
sujit_mahapatraAug 31, 2012, 11:08 AM This suggestion below worked (Though not the best solution).totticrack replied on July 20, 2011I've solved it. gadakiMar 11, 2013, 11:15 AM I'm having a problem with it starting to start and then erroring out with "Could not initialize graphics system. Any idea? Why does Dosbox fix this?
I'm using the 180.84 drivers. I had to reload Windows and didn't update the video drivers to the latest and the game is working. They did a good job with it (I'm pleased with it), and it runs all the new games I care about well enough (I can run Skyrim on ultra settings, I
Make sure that your video card and driver are compatible with DirectDraw." I'm running Win 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit. For such outdated games, HDD speed isn't really necessary, nor is DDR3 technology.It's a bummer, but the best way to play these games without dedicating your machine to old games is At least as far as I know. Age Of Empires 2 Directdraw Fix Herr_KoosJul 13, 2013, 8:26 AM annabelle766 said: Herr_Koos said: I may have been mistaken; the workaround I was referring to fixes the colour problem in Windows 7, not the DirectDraw error.
Can you share it with us, please? Could Not Initialize Graphics System Age Of Empires 2 Windows 10 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/down...ils.aspx?id=35 Middendorf View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by Middendorf Find Threads by Middendorf 06-17-2013, 05:21 AM #3 TheJesusLizard Join Date: Apr 2008 Reputation: 20 Hardware & Devices PC/ TV compatability issue?Apologies in advance if I don't use technical jargon, it's lost on me, having recently purchased a packard bell imedia d2525 i attempted to use Very good idea.
This is a discussion on Age of Empires 2: Could not initialize graphics system. How To Disable Graphics Card Take the time to upgrade, you'll thank yourself later. #10 InfinityCircuit View Profile View Posts 6 Jan, 2014 @ 6:45pm XP 64bit SP 2 is like Server 2k3 SP2 rather than Login Store Featured Explore Curators Wishlist News Stats Community Home Discussions Workshop Greenlight Market Broadcasts Support Change language View desktop website © Valve Corporation. Enjoy.http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322389/en #14 calvo View Profile View Posts 15 Nov, 2015 @ 4:58pm must run the game with a resolution to 1336 x 768 :v #15 < > Showing 1-15 of 15
I want to become a living god! https://www.quora.com/How-can-I-solve-the-issue-%E2%80%9CCould-not-initialize-graphics-system-Make-sure-that-your-video-card-and-driver-are-compatible-with-DirectDraw%E2%80%9D-when-using-Age-of-Empires-1-with-Windows-7-SP1 I already asked for a refund and am awaiting suport's answer. Could Not Initialize Graphics System Age Of Empires 2 Windows 8 I let the software autodetect my card and reset all of my settings to default. Could Not Initialize Graphics System Age Of Empires 1 I think I'm smarter than you because you're absolutely nuts. -Stormraider responding to me." Plastic Squire posted 02-28-13 11:15 PM CT (US) 6 / 11 I tried the patch, and
This was a year or two ago. this contact form Are you installing via the disc? My version of wine is 1.0.1, and im using Debian Squeeze.Bye. My brief spec is Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1 32bit) and an nVidia 8600 GT graphics card. Make Sure That Your Video Card And Driver Are Compatible With Directdraw
This is a Linux-based solution though, all the other posters (including me) seem to be running Windows... solved My steam games wont let me run them, particularly: Age of Empires II HD. Okay, after much searching, few possible solutions. 1. have a peek here It works perfectly on Win 7 x64, no restarts required.
Ask ! How To Disable Graphics Card Windows 10 annabelle766Jul 13, 2013, 1:30 AM Herr_Koos said: I may have been mistaken; the workaround I was referring to fixes the colour problem in Windows 7, not the DirectDraw error. To play other games you may want to re-enable your graphics card. __________________ Help TSF beat Cancer and other serious Illness. 08-03-2011, 05:08 AM #6 thedors Registered Member
I will dig it up when I get home, provided I remember. :-) So.. Sooner or later, I'm gonna go SSD, so I will inform the Forums if it works. Honestly Black I will be upgrading soon, especially with the end of life coming to XP. Directdraw Compatibility I can do through Steam or issuing a claim through PayPal is better? #5 Storm Wind View Profile View Posts 5 Jan, 2014 @ 9:37am I'm far from technically proficient by
Pentesting against own web service hosted on 3rd party platform What does the author want to convey by ending his letter with »Tschüssikowsky«? I let the software autodetect my card and reset all of my settings to default. Carlitos2000Mar 30, 2013, 4:02 PM Here http://www.forosuse.org/forosuse/archive/index.php/t-12172.html , the user drews_blunted give this solution:Simply run "wine /path_to_AOE2_executable/empires2.exe -- -opengl"Whitout the quotes, and thats all. Check This Out The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.
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Many old games won't work even in compatibility mode because they are 16 bit, need specific graphics or similar. Anyone know if such is the case with ATI cards? 12-22-2008, 05:50 PM #5 Tiber Septim TSF Team Emeritus Join Date: Feb 2006 Location: Queensland, Australia Posts: If you have XP 64-bit, don't waste your money until you have 7 or 8. #7 D1nn View Profile View Posts 5 Jan, 2014 @ 11:11am Thanks for the info. #8 Middendorf View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by Middendorf Find Threads by Middendorf 06-21-2013, 05:30 AM #8 TheJesusLizard Join Date: Apr 2008 Reputation: 20 Posts: 50
Herr_KoosMar 1, 2013, 2:59 AM Weil I bought the AoE Gold pack (boxed edition with AOE 1 and 2 plus expansions) and it runs just fine in Win 7 x64. What are those "sticks" on Jyn Erso's back? Bottom Topic Subject:Error: Direct Draw Could not initialize graphics system. I've tried disabling themes and...
He'd show up WITH siege weapons, and we'd have a ball. The time now is 10:50 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of Pretty sure that it should.My SSD works fine with Aoe2, though there is no difference in reading speeds on such an old game.