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I just installed my new graphics card and wanted to test it, then I came to Half-Life 1, and then I started it up, and this came: I was like, well, OK, I can change it back. Then I tried to change it back to OpenGL, but then the "Video mode change failure" came again. Can anybody help me, I really wanna play in OpenGL again, because Software mode only have 25 frames per second. Paying 100 points to the person that find out how to fix it! EDIT: Don't say "Just run it in D3D" because D3D's graphics are bad.
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    D3D are bad, agree if the video card with bad video card. OpenGL, try update it using Microsoft Update.
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    Posted by .:: n i c c i ::. D3D are bad, agree if the video card with bad video card. OpenGL, try update it using Microsoft Update.
    OpenGL worked fine before I installed my new graphics card. But where can I find Microsoft Update?
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    Posted by clownfart Uninstall your drivers then run drivercleaner in safe mode. Go back into Windows and install the latest WHQL drivers.
    It won't help, as soon as I re-install my graphics card drivers again, the OpenGL problem will come again.
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    Posted by clownfart Uninstall your drivers then run drivercleaner in safe mode. Go back into Windows and install the latest WHQL drivers.
    yes, do like he say. here, the update
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    Get the latest updates? You really need to do that.
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    Posted by BrainZ Get the latest updates? You really need to do that.
    Alright, where do I get the latest OpenGL updates.
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    Posted by clownfart Uninstall your drivers then run drivercleaner in safe mode. Go back into Windows and install the latest WHQL drivers.
    It won't help, as soon as I re-install my graphics card drivers again, the OpenGL problem will come again.
    Did you try with drivercleaner? Thats the proper way of updating your drivers.
    I don't know how it works.
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    Did you remove all previous drivers from your other video card?
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    Alright, my old graphics card, the x1300 uses the same drivers as my current card, but just a newer version. So, It can only be the new version of my drivers that removed OpenGL
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    What is your current? EDIT: You got vista?
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    Sapphire Radeon HD 2600 XT EDIT: No i don't have vista.
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    Cant help. You running XP? Home Edition? Professional? Media Center? EDIT: Oops. Its Media Center. EDITEDIT: Download Catalyst software suite and install
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    Already installed Catalyst.. Without catalyst you won't be able to run any games at all.
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    Is it that same? Because this is newest one i think.. There is no way to get your OpenGL work if it wont work.. :P Littlebrother has Ati Radeon X1650, He had OpenGL proplem, but fixed after I installed new Graphic Card driver. :P
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    Posted by ResidentEvil91 Is it that same? Because this is newest one i think.. There is no way to get your OpenGL work if it wont work.. :P Littlebrother has Ati Radeon X1650, He had OpenGL proplem, but fixed after I installed new Graphic Card driver. :P
    Hmm, I'll try updating my drivers again.
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    Ooh, I have Catalyst 8.3 and now I'm downloading 8.4, maybe it will fix now.. Let's see..
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    Hm, it didn't work.
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    Alright, I'll just use D3D and use 32-bit colours. /thread.
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