Distorted graphics in DirectX

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    Distorted graphics in DirectX

    A friend is having some serious graphical issues, he sent me the attached screenshot(s).

    I told him to:

    • Update graphics drivers
    • Reinstall DirectX 9.0c
    • Check DxDiag for any problems
    • Test it out with other DirectX games
    • Change game resolution/color depth


    Some info about his system:

    Graphics: Intel 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV Graphics controller
    Memory: 256 mb

    Hes tried it all, nothing's working.. Anyone have any idea why this happens? Post if you need more information or a different screenshot..

    And for those of you who are wondering what game the screenshot is from: http://www.xenimus.com

    EDIT:

    Some more information:

    Just before this started to happen, his game crashed to the infamous blue screen of death with the error: 'Beginning physical memory dump', after that happened, he started getting these 'artifacts'.
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    Last edited by X PaYnE X; 06-10-2005 at 05:00 AM.

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    How can you tell the graphics are distorted when the game looks nasty anyway?

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    lol, the game is fine trust me those black patches are the distortion, i have no idea what the hell it is

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