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When I start games (ex: PES 2012) a warning message appears:

Your computer does not meet the minimum specifications necessary to run this software. You may experience errors during operation. The video card does not have the necessary specifications.(GPU:VRAM 128MB)"

I have tried many things, such as:

  • Updating my Nvidia driver with the newest version 268.74
  • Forcing the application to open using "Run with graphic processor" and adding the game in the application within the Nvidia control panel

However, the game still does not work.

Error Message

System Manufacturer: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. System Model: N55SF
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.2GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM DirectX Version: DirectX 11 Diplay : Intel(R) HD
Graphics Family + nvidia Geforce GT 555M with Optimus Techhnology

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Well it is a mobile card so it is possible that the game will not support it. The mobile versions are not equivalent performance-wise (and in all other respects) to the desktop versions. – Jeff Mercado Dec 11 '11 at 6:04
It could be that the card has too much video RAM. According to the manufacturer's website, you should have 2 GiB of video RAM. Some older applications may not detect that correctly. Also are you sure that the switch from Intel adapter to nVidia one is working correctly? Check BIOS options and see if it's possible to somehow disable temporarily Optimus and make the system use the nVidia card only and see if that helps. Also what happens when you click ignore? What other games make such error? Does any game work correctly? – AndrejaKo Dec 11 '11 at 17:16

I took time to read on their website the requirement...

I also chekd the following website they say that it should be working with your computer :

Game-Debate Website that gives you a chance to check if your PC is good enough for it

But if I read properly it's minimum requirement 128 of RAM... Yours is sadly VRAM so it's possible that the game don't want to load cause it's not an actual 128 real ram

VRAM means that it's shared with your Computer Memory and not it's own Memory.

If it's a legit game I could try to contact them directly, their might be a mistake in coding that doesn't allow VRAM or it litteraly DOESN'T allow 128 VRAM.

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Any sources for VRAM means that it's shared with your Computer Memory and not it's own Memory.?? It's the first time I heard something similar. – AndrejaKo Dec 11 '11 at 17:11
That is totally weird, the 555M is supposed to have 1gb dedicated ddr3 or gddr3 ram as its a rather good mobile video card – l I Dec 14 '11 at 1:19