Try running this program on your computer, and tell us the info or give us screenshots of what it says. Then i clicked the settings tab and it said Display: Default Monitor on it didnt say anything about my video driver. Can't find the post I saw to check what the actual name is, but some people earlier mentioned a similar thing and they were running some chat related addons which are apparently out of date. It displays the initial log-on messages in the screenshot, but it remains exactly like that, no matter what I do. Numerically a big drop, but visually, not a whole lot with the setup we both have approximately the same on. Some details: I have un-installed and re-installed WoW atleast 10 times I have installed direct x 9. I always thought that optional meant optional and that these were usually drivers that were still being beta tested, oops.
Now install your new video drivers and reboot. Comment by Spectrezh on 2018-07-17T14:47:41-05:00 Hmmm. Please try the steps as suggested in the link below: Please download Display Driver Un-Installer from the below link. About 10 or 15 minutes into game-play, computer froze up twice, had to forcibly power off the laptop the second time. Now for people with Via cards go to: and download the second driver shown on this site.
Same problem I'm having the same problem. These steps may not help for other cards but some of the suggestions might help. I'm not very tech-savvy so I was quite apprehensive about it, but that being said, I was out of options so I gave it a try. Sorry for the confusion over this. We have something else to try. Why does the error message pop up in my computer? If you have any questions, feel free to add a comment below.
Follow them in the exact order as I wrote them and it should solve your problem: 1. My drivers are up to date, and the game won't let me play. I've recently re-subbed and been playing the past few days and still, no problems. Hi dmredman: Here are the steps. DirectDraw test results: All tests were successful. Now try starting your game, it should work. I went to my desktop, right clicked, and clicked properties.
Note: Ensure that your graphics card device has been enabled, as some people find the graphics card in their computer is disabled and then they get the error message. Comment by Bythorsean on 2018-07-17T23:20:07-05:00 I have all required things installed on my laptop and it still tells me it's out of date. It says world of warcraft can not start up 3d acceleration pleas make sure direct x 9. I have amd a8-7410 apu with amd r5 radeon r5 2. There are two ways to update graphics card driver: manually and automatically. So i think he might've accidently deleted something that had to do with the video driver. If you have a desktop or workstation computer: Before you can update the graphics driver, you need to know what kind of graphics card you have.
You should verify that the driver is a final version from the hardware manufacturer. Was advised to set up a new user account in Windows 7 but crashed after a few minutes of game-play. Afternoon folks, Anyone else using Bootcamp?. Once you know the kind of graphics card you have, visit the manufacturer's website to download the latest driver. I got the error as well, and in addition, well. Then click Apply to save the change.
Comment by Kurias on 2018-07-17T21:45:37-05:00 Kept getting a driver error today while trying to log in. Went and checked everything and thought I had them all. Will update from there when I get a response. Many people resolved the issue with the solutions below, so read on and get your game up and running in no time. Try downloading the nVidia Forceware drivers again. The message still worries me though, even if I can't see any difference in my gameplay.
Read the manual book for the game, it will tell u the minimum requirement to play it. Note: the screenshots below come from Windows 10, but the fixes also work on Windows 8 and Windows 7. Trust me, it took me 6 hours to figure this out. Follow these steps: 1 On your keyboard, press the Windows logo keyand R at the same time to invoke the Run box. My computer has an intergrated video card. After installing the game, try to start it, you will get the same error message. For those who still receive this error, please: Try some different drivers to find the most compatible one or change to a stable driver version.
Manually: you can go to your graphics card manufacturer and find the latest correct driver that is compatible with your Windows operating system. If you have a notebook or laptop computer: You should visit the website of the notebook manufacturer to download the latest driver. Stop the automatic found new hardware wizard from starting, everytime you reboot. Is this something that's common enough to be known and fixable? Fix 4: Update DirectX in your computer You can try installing the latest DirectX in your computer to fix the error of unable to start up 3D acceleration in your World of Warcraft. When I last time crashed due to some graphical issue years ago, a blue advised me step by step how to update my drivers, only resulting me getting a pitch-black screen and having to revert back to the older version. You can likely dl some ati drivers and install them, and resolve the problem.