Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: what happened to the video

22 Jul 2013   #1
vett

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 
what happened to the video

I just installed zanzarah and the video came up fine until I started to play the game and now I get this. ( see photo)
running windows 7 with nvidia 9400gt card. this worked fine with my other comp. running XP, any ideas?




Attached Images
 
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
22 Jul 2013   #2
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Hi Vett,

Could be many things, maybe try some different GPU drivers, is the game online?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Jul 2013   #3
vett

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

All drivers are up to date
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

22 Jul 2013   #4
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Ok, again, is the game an online game?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Jul 2013   #5
vett

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

no I play on my comp. by myself not an online game
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Jul 2013   #6
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Ok, can I make a suggestion, this is just to rule out the 9400gt going bad, can you try the game using the onboard graphics of your CPU? I believe it has HD 2000.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Jul 2013   #7
vett

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

I don't think the 9400gt is bad as it works fine with other games that are more complex, as for the onboard I don't see it anywhere
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Jul 2013   #8
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Maybe try reinstalling the game then? Does the game have support for Windows 7? It's pretty old right?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Jul 2013   #9
vett

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

not sure how old it is at least a couple of years. maybe not for win. 7
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Jul 2013   #10
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Is this it - ZanZarah: The Hidden Portal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ? Looks like it's 11 years old.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 what happened to the video




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
BSOD watching a video in VLC and also happened when watching a video..
on youtube in firefox. I've run the SF Diagnostic Tool and attached the zip file it created. Any advice or help will be much appreciated.
BSOD Help and Support
Just Happened
Hey, My computer just crashed. I'm trying to get a leg up on this before it becomes a constant thing. This site has helped me out before and I was hoping for more help. I'm not really computer savvy. I can work one and know basic troubleshoots but I'm not knowledgeable about reading dump files and...
BSOD Help and Support
What happened?
so randomly :rolleyes: while changing a background i noticed that the backgrounds of my aero themes (architecture etc.) are not visible anymore :shock: please check attached. also, i did an sfc scannow but nothing changed. any help appreciated :(
Customization
What in the ??? happened??
When i click on my admin account it says ''user profile service service stopped.Can not log on to account.etc,So what do i do ...I go to guest account and find most of my programs over there. Now when i go to cmd promt it reads 'C:\Users\Guest>_ No matter what command i put in guest stays there.If...
BSOD Help and Support
Has this ever happened to you?
On random occasions when I'm browsing the internet or something, if I hover over my active taskbar icons, they don't show previews, they just show the title in a little yellow box. Also, when I hover over inactive icons, the little hover bars will just sit there until I hover across the taskbar...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 22:10.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App