BGI Error: Graphics not initialized (use 'initgraph');

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    BGI Error: Graphics not initialized (use 'initgraph');

    help!

    why is it when i compile my program and run it stand alone (not on a TC directory) it gets an error:

    BGI Error: Graphics not initialized (use 'initgraph');

    please help!

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    You have to setup a graphics mode before you can to drawing operations. Use the function initgraph() to do that.
    I'm no expert on BGI graphics though.
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    i got no prob with the code... it runs perfectly.. but the compiled EXE file when i run it stand alone it returns that error. but on TC it runs with no hassle! please help..

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    Maybe it's because it can't find the *.bgi files such as egavga.bgi.
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    the file variable to the egavga.bgi and change it to where the ega.. file is in ur comp....that will fix everything....hopefully
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