[AG-L] Windows video render problem
aspiers at vpac.org
Fri Nov 4 02:36:42 UTC 2011
On 04/11/11 13:04, Padric McGee wrote:
> Dear All,
> A bit of a general problem here, rather than an AG-specific one... I'm
> helping someone who has a Windows 7 machine (Service Pack 1) - no options for
> any other OS, I'm afraid - and although it's a new-build machine, right out of
> the box, we keep getting a DirectX error.
> When trying Skype, it tells us that it can't render video, and advises to check
> that there is a valid DirectX installation.
> However, using "dxdiag" from the command line then tells us that there is a
> working DirectX 11 installation and that all is working well.
> Has anyone seen any similar problems with 64-bit W7 and DirectX?
> I realise this is not quite an AG problem, but I'd guess that having this issue
> on a machine would cause problems with any video-collab application that needs
> to draw video.
> Youtube, for example, displays video properly, for what it's worth (but that's
> Flash-based, so possibly quite separate?).
> Paddy McGee
I've got a W7 SP1 machine at home that doesn't have Skype, but I've been
thinking of installing it.
I'll try that over the weekend and report back.
I think DirectX is installed properly on the machine, games work!
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