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Windows 7: Game Cannot Run: Failed to set up Graphic System

03 Jul 2010   #1
Reilly

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
Game Cannot Run: Failed to set up Graphic System

My Friend has just Loaded Football Manager 2010 on Windows 7 32-bit and it says Game Cannot Run: Failed to set up Graphic System
I looked at whether it was His graphics card but it was up-to-date

I am totally bamboozled

Help?
Thanks


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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03 Jul 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Reilly View Post
My Friend has just Loaded Football Manager 2010 on Windows 7 32-bit and it says Game Cannot Run: Failed to set up Graphic System
I looked at whether it was His graphics card but it was up-to-date

I am totally bamboozled

Help?
Thanks

We need tons more info. what comptuer, graphics card, ram, game specs, OS, etc
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Jul 2010   #3
Reilly

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

PCU: AMD Athlon Xp 2400
RAM 2x1gb DDR Pc3200
Graphics Card : Unknown (Got it for 5
Windows 7 Home Premium
Game Specs Minimum RAM 1Gb
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03 Jul 2010   #4
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

This could be why it won't start,

Football Manager 2010 System Requirements - PC Game Football Manager 2010 System Specs

Quote:
Intel Processor - Pentium 4 3.0GHz
AMD Processor - Athlon 64 4000+
Nvidia Graphics Card - Geforce 7600 GT 256MB
ATI Graphics Card - Radeon X1800 Series 256MB
RAM Memory - 1.5 GB
Hard Disk Space - 2.5 GB
Direct X - 9
The only thing from what you listed for his specs that comes close to meeting the requirements for the game is the ram, the rest doesn't even come close.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Jul 2010   #5
Reilly

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Thank You, would you recommend any good websites to get this up to spec?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Jul 2010   #6
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

If you're referring to upgrading his computer, sorry to say that isn't going to happen. He has an old Socket A based computer, and they have been discontinued for quite a long time now. Only option is a new computer.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Jul 2010   #7
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Reilly View Post
Graphics Card : Unknown (Got it for 5
LOL... um... yeah, that's the big question, and probably why he's having issues

You'll really really really want to know what card he has, so you can....

1- Figure out if the game will run on it
2- Get the drivers updated, if needed

Sorry
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Jul 2010   #8
Reilly

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
If you're referring to upgrading his computer, sorry to say that isn't going to happen. He has an old Socket A based computer, and they have been discontinued for quite a long time now. Only option is a new computer.
What do you mean an old socket

and how do i find out what graphics card he has?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Jul 2010   #9
Reilly

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

And could he find a Motherboard that would run PC3200 Speed RAM?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Jul 2010   #10
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Pretty much what I said,

Socket A - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Socket A is now five generations behind the current AM3 socket from AMD, and were being phased out about 6 years ago.
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