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(Solved) - Directx 3d test failed

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Oldrob
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Trying to get game running. Keep getting "directx cannot create the device for ares"
Ran Directx diagnostic tool--Test 7 failed @ 0x80004005 (generic failure)
Test 8 failed @ 0x8876086c (error code)
Test 9 failed @ 0x8876086c (error code)
What do I do now??
I already downloaded updates for Directx.

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Xhi
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Have you updated your video adapter with the latest drivers?

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raphoenix
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Try installing most recent Driver for the Video Card.

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Oldrob
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Solved----Ati-Radeon said i already have the latest drivers for Radeon 9600 card. I later found an updated driver but was warned against installing it because it was an unsigned driver and could potentially harm my computer. Being desperate, i installed it anyway and it solved my problem.
Thanks for all the help.

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