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Unfortunately, this error message usually means your graphics card isn't compatible with Second Life. If you've checked your graphics card and it is compatible, try updating its drivers.
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If your graphics card is listed as compatible, and you have the latest drivers, try these steps:
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==Check Display settings==
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# Right-click any empty space on your desktop and choose '''Properties'''.'''OR''', open the Control Panel, then open Display.
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# Click on the '''Settings''' tab.
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# The '''Color Quality''' box should read '''Highest (32-bit)'''. If it does not, change it to '''Highest (32-bit)''' and click '''OK'''.
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# The '''Resolution''' should be at least the resolution Second Life is trying to run at. (In most cases, you probably want it higher, like 1024x768 or 1280x1024.)
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==Check Windows Program Compatibility settings==
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# Right-click the Second Life Icon and choose '''Properties'''.
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# Go to the '''Compatibility''' tab.
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# Make sure everything is unchecked.
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[[Category:Error Messages]]
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[[Category:Hardware Questions]]
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[[Category:I'm crashing or experiencing errors]]
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Latest revision as of 15:18, 19 July 2011