Diablo 1 won't load in boot camp

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by vtprinz, Jan 29, 2008.

  1. vtprinz macrumors 6502

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    Mods: Don't mean to double post but didn't notice the windows thread.


    I've installed XP SP2 on my new 24" iMac and I tried to install the original Diablo game since I don't have Classic support under OSX anymore. The game installs fine but when I go to play it it gives me a Direct Draw Error saying:

    Diablo was unable to properly initialize your video card using DirectX.

    The error encountered while trying to initialize the video card was:

    Not implemented
    at: dx.cpp line 183


    I've run all the DirectX and XP updates I can find, so I'm not sure if it's just not supported in Boot Camp or if there's something I can do to load it up. Any ideas?
     
  2. nigrunze macrumors regular

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    Did you install the Boot Camp drivers from the Mac OS X Leopard disc?
     
  3. vtprinz thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I did, and I actually figured out the problem. I had to go to ATI's website and update the drivers. The first time I tried to do this I stupidly tried to install the regular XP drivers (which didn't work) because I didn't scroll down enough to see that there was a specific driver for Boot Camped XP.

    Works like a charm now! Thanks!
     

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