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Windows 7: OpenGL ICD Not Loading in Windows 7

21 Jul 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
OpenGL ICD Not Loading in Windows 7

Hi all,

I have a very old computer I'm trying to get up and running for a LAN party. I believe it's based on 2002 hardware: 2 GHz Pentium 4, Intel Extreme Graphics (not 2), 2 GB of DDR-266, etc. I grabbed the newest Windows XP driver (14.10.3) and it installed correctly as far as I can tell, but the OpenGL ICD hasn't loaded and Windows 7 is using its built-in and slower-than-molasses GDI renderer. This isn't usable with any OpenGL game I'd want to play and only supports OGL 1.1 while my hardware supports OGL 1.3. Is there anything I can do to make Windows 7 load the correct ICD? I can see a 2.18 MB file named ialmgicd.dll in the system32 folder, which I assume is the ICD, but how do I use it? If anyone can help me out I'd be very appreciative.

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24 Jul 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

I've settled on dual-booting between Windows XP and 7. Hope this helps someone eventually :)
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