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I am having trouble getting Max Payne 2 to install on windows 7. When I click to play it say's 'Max Payne 2 requires a Microsoft DirectX9.0 compatible display adapter'. Obviously my computer greatly exceeds the requirements. Does anyone have advice to help make it run? Thanks
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Fill out your rig and update the drivers.
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Intel Core 2 Duo @2.13Ghz, 4GB, Geforce 230m windows 7. Years ago when I had a geforce 2 I was able to run Max Payne 2. But now it doesn't work. Me so sad .
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Update all drivers. Update DirectX, if not up to date. Also, try rightclicking the .exe file in the max payne directory, go to properties->compatibility->run this program in compatibility mode. Select windows xp or even 98/ME.
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Thanks a lot I ran the game in compatibility mode and now it works. The graphics still look great after all this time. Amazing.
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Thanks a lot I ran the game in compatibility mode and now it works. The graphics still look great after all this time. Amazing.
You played Crysis?

JK
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Yes, Crysis 1, Warhead and Crysis 2. All great games, nevermind what the haters say.
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Yeah they are awesome.

I am strongly looking forward to MaxPayne 3 .I have played 1 and 2 more than 5 times
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Thanks a lot I ran the game in compatibility mode and now it works. The graphics still look great after all this time. Amazing.
Crazy! I just put Max Payne 2 on my machine about a week ago and have no issues and don't need to run in compatibility mode. Curious as to why you have to....
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