View Full Version : Games quit by them selves

24-01-2004, 11:26 AM
Today I went to play Sim City 4 for the first time on my computer since I formatted it but after I selected an area in the region screen it didn't go to the loading screen like it was suppose to, it quit to the desktop, Sim City 4 use to work before I formatted it, so I tried another game Ski Park Manager 2003 but when it was suppose to load it shut down to desktop also. What's happening? Is it a hardware issue? Graphic Card Problem(Intel 82810 Graphics)?Can someone please help me? Is it something wrong with Windows 98SE?

24-01-2004, 11:55 AM
DirectX8.1 or higher loaded?

24-01-2004, 12:10 PM
I have direct X 9.0b and the latest graphic drivers

24-01-2004, 12:38 PM
Is it onboard gfx?

do you have mobo drivers loaded?

24-01-2004, 01:06 PM
Sorry, I don't know what you meen by on-board graphics but I have the Intel drivers. When i opened up my computer to see what graphics card I had because I couldn't find it

24-01-2004, 01:30 PM
onboard gfx are the ones built in to the motherboard

gfx cards that go in agp slots are not on board gfx

24-01-2004, 03:02 PM
It's onboard then

24-01-2004, 05:41 PM
After your format did you install the motherboard drivers from the CD that should have come with your computer? They are necessary. ;-)

25-01-2004, 06:11 PM
My computers 2nd hand from a business and the cd's they gave me are not the right ones