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Old 12-31-05, 08:47 PM   #1
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Default Quake4 and RIVA TNT2 Model64

Received Quake4 for a Christmas present, and installed it on
my Sony Vaio PC running Windows XP SP2 ( home edition)
512M memory, and a RIVA TNT2 Model64 video card with
32M of memory.

The install went smoothly, no errors or warnings, howver
when I click on Quake4, and try to run it, my screen blanks
for 3-5 seconds, and my Windows desktop re-appears.

Quake4 requires updated video drivers that support
ActiveX9.0c, which comes with the Quake4 cd.

Does my video card support ActiveX9.0c ?

In searching the archives I found a thread on someone
asking for the person to run DXdiag. <snip below>

It appears that I have the DXdiag in multiple locations on my PC, but
I ran the DXdiag that was located in my c:\WINDOWS\system32\

I am assuming this is a video card issue.
Are there newer drivers that I should try to download or
should I just buy a newer video card ?

Thank you

Here is the DXdiag snip

System Information
Time of this report: 12/31/2005, 21:33:18
Machine name: BHOWARD-XP
Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Sony Corporation
System Model: PCV-RX560(UC)
BIOS: Award Medallion BIOS v6.0
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 1.70GHz
Memory: 512MB RAM
Page File: 235MB used, 1012MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode

DxDiag Notes
DirectX Files Tab: No problems found.
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: No problems found.
Music Tab: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.
Network Tab: No problems found.

DirectX Debug Levels
Direct3D: 0/4 (n/a)
DirectDraw: 0/4 (retail)
DirectInput: 0/5 (n/a)
DirectMusic: 0/5 (n/a)
DirectPlay: 0/9 (retail)
DirectSound: 0/5 (retail)
DirectShow: 0/6 (retail)

Display Devices
Card name: NVIDIA RIVA TNT Model 64 (Sony)
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: RIVA TNT2 Model 64
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_002D&SUBSYS_40031043&REV_15
Display Memory: 32.0 MB
Current Mode: 1280 x 1024 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor: Sony CPD-520GS/520GST/21GS2
Monitor Max Res: 1800,1440
Driver Name: nv4_disp.dll
Driver Version: 5.13.0001.1461 (English)
DDI Version: 7
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
Driver Date/Size: 8/8/2001 15:00:00, 1995257 bytes
WHQL Logo'd: n/a
WHQL Date Stamp: n/a
VDD: n/a
Mini VDD: nv4_mini.sys
Mini VDD Date: 8/8/2001 15:00:00, 818713 bytes
Device Identifier: {D7B71E3E-436D-11CF-4676-0260B7C2C835}
Vendor ID: 0x10DE
Device ID: 0x002D
SubSys ID: 0x40031043
Revision ID: 0x0015
Revision ID: 0x0015
Video Accel:
Deinterlace Caps: n/a
Registry: OK
DDraw Status: Enabled
D3D Status: Enabled
AGP Status: Enabled
DDraw Test Result: Not run
D3D7 Test Result: Not run
D3D8 Test Result: Not run
D3D9 Test Result: Not run

Sound Devices
Description: SoundMAX Digital Audio
Default Sound Playback: Yes
Default Voice Playback: Yes
Hardware ID: PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2445&SUBSYS_80E4104D&REV_12
Manufacturer ID: 1
Product ID: 100
Type: WDM
Driver Name: smwdm.sys
Driver Version: 5.12.0001.3030 (English)
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
WHQL Logo'd: n/a
Date and Size: 7/25/2001 15:40:30, 438200 bytes
Other Files:
Driver Provider: Analog Devices
HW Accel Level: Full
Cap Flags: 0x0
Min/Max Sample Rate: 0, 0
Static/Strm HW Mix Bufs: 0, 0
Static/Strm HW 3D Bufs: 0, 0
HW Memory: 0
Voice Management: No
EAX(tm) 2.0 Listen/Src: No, No
I3DL2(tm) Listen/Src: No, No
Sensaura(tm) ZoomFX(tm): No
Registry: OK
Sound Test Result: Not run
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