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The latest Prince of Persia games run, but Sands of Time wont work and shows the video card compatibility problem on my PC .What should i do? Games released after and before sands of time runs fine on my pc

My system specification are:

  • 2.0 GHz dual core processor
  • 1 GB ram
  • 256 MB video g31/g33 card
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I think it will help if you provide more details about the exact nature of the error. –  Oak Feb 14 '11 at 8:08
    
Perhaps add a screenshot to show us what the error is –  Ivo Flipse Feb 14 '11 at 8:17
    
I cant arrange screnshot but it says video card not compatible for this game –  Pankaj Kainthla Feb 14 '11 at 8:23
    
that's an integrated video card from intel. Those are good for office work, not gaming. –  dierre Feb 14 '11 at 11:29
    
@dierre: I know But as i told i can play other high graphics game –  Pankaj Kainthla Feb 14 '11 at 11:34
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The game runs perfectly on Intel processor PCs using 3d analyzer. Do the following instructions and get rid of it.

  1. Open 3d Analyser.
  2. Select POP in 3d analyzer.
  3. Then under 'Hardware Limits(cap bits)' section select all options.
  4. Now under 'Pixel and vertex shader' section select: force max. pixel shader 1.4
    skip pixel shader version 2.0
    force low precision pixel shader
  5. Use graphic card Vender ID 4098 and Device ID 20040.
  6. Now press 'RUN' tab in 3d analyzer.
  7. Start game not on safe mode.
  8. In game option set fog off.

Now your game will run perfectly on PC but remember that you should choose pop.exe in 3d Analyzer not PrinceOfPersia.exe.

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also see here - it specifically mentions sands of time as working –  Zommuter Jun 1 '11 at 4:56
    
Thanks angle you have helped me a lot .I have not heard about 3d analyser until you told me and now it works miracles.I have successfully started 4 games with it which were not even launching before like resident evil 4 ,blood money far cry 2 etc.Thanks a lot –  Pankaj Kainthla Jun 6 '11 at 4:01
    
@angle :And these games also works very fine with good graphics.I think 3d analyser only helps to enable hardware tnl which was the only problem with my card.But i am sorry to tell but i have not been able to play sands of time until now .plz help as i love that game –  Pankaj Kainthla Jun 6 '11 at 4:03
    
error by selecting pop.exe You must start the game with PrinceOfPersia.exe damm! shit –  user48069 May 5 '13 at 17:15
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