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Hi! Would help if you could quote the error message and also provide details of your computer system. If it is a message relating to video driver, it's possible your computer is unable to run Second Life or the graphics card driver needs updating. If another error message, we need to know what it is. You can use Options (on the right) > Edit to add comments to your original post.

http://secondlife.com/support/system-requirements/

Graphics Cards

To find out what graphics card you have:

Select Start Menu > Run

In the command box type dxdiag and press ok

Click the Display tab in the window that opens

The top line under the section Device should give you the graphics card manufacturer and card series

 If you have a desktop with AMD (ATI) or Nvidia graphics card, use these links:

NVidia: http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?

AMD/ATI: http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.​aspx

 Input the details of your card or use Nvidia's auto detect utility if a Nvidia card.

AMD/ATI's auto detect utility is vailable here http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/windows/Page​s/auto_detect.aspx

You do not have to uninstall Nvidia drivers before installing new ones but it is recommended. You do have to uninstall AMD drivers before installing the new one. However, it's very simple and AMD provide helpful videos on that link.

If you have an Intel integrated chipset, use Intel's driver detect utility at http://www.intel.com/p/en_US/support/detect?redire​ctor_count=1&

If you have a notebook, you may need to download an updated driver from the notebook manufacturer's website, depending on the card. For AMD Mobility cards in laptops, refer to the links on this page http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/737-280​41SupportforATIMobility.aspx

For Nvidia cards in notebooks, Nvidia provide drivers from this link http://www.nvidia.com/object/notebook_drivers.html

 

 

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Hi! Would help if you could quote the error message and also provide details of your computer system. If it is a message relating to video driver, it's possible your computer is unable to run Second Life or the graphics card driver needs updating. If another error message, we need to know what it is. You can use Options (on the right) > Edit to add comments to your original post.

http://secondlife.com/support/system-requirements/

Graphics Cards

To find out what graphics card you have:

Select Start Menu > Run

In the command box type dxdiag and press ok

Click the Display tab in the window that opens

The top line under the section Device should give you the graphics card manufacturer and card series

 If you have a desktop with AMD (ATI) or Nvidia graphics card, use these links:

NVidia: http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?

AMD/ATI: http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.​aspx

 Input the details of your card or use Nvidia's auto detect utility if a Nvidia card.

AMD/ATI's auto detect utility is vailable here http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/windows/Page​s/auto_detect.aspx

You do not have to uninstall Nvidia drivers before installing new ones but it is recommended. You do have to uninstall AMD drivers before installing the new one. However, it's very simple and AMD provide helpful videos on that link.

If you have an Intel integrated chipset, use Intel's driver detect utility at http://www.intel.com/p/en_US/support/detect?redire​ctor_count=1&

If you have a notebook, you may need to download an updated driver from the notebook manufacturer's website, depending on the card. For AMD Mobility cards in laptops, refer to the links on this page http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/737-280​41SupportforATIMobility.aspx

For Nvidia cards in notebooks, Nvidia provide drivers from this link http://www.nvidia.com/object/notebook_drivers.html

 

 

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