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Closed Win7 "GraphicsException: Could not create a HAL device." Screenshot included.

Discussion in 'Starbound Support' started by Fa1c0n, Dec 5, 2013.

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  1. Respite

    Respite Yeah, You!

    I tried all you recommended, and now the black box after i click play on the launcher stays open, but stops responding quickly, and the same error occurs
    Specs:
    Toshiba L775D S7226
    6gb/ddr3 Ram
    AMD A-Series 3400M processor; 1.4ghz
    AMD Radeon 6520g Graphics adapter (integrated into motherboard)
     
  2. scramin

    scramin Seal Broken

    yes the same here, for a second I thought it worked
     
  3. gh0straider

    gh0straider Space Hobo

    I get this same error if my screen saver kicks on or the monitor goes into power save.
     
  4. Respite

    Respite Yeah, You!

    anyone still here? dont want this thread to die.

    Bumping
     
  5. Xanderal

    Xanderal Scruffy Nerf-Herder

    same, i got really excited for a minute lol
     
  6. Archs

    Archs Yeah, You!

    Hey Swift.. Welcome back to the land of the living..

    I tried your most recent suggestions without much success.. there has been, however, a small development!! The error message has changed ever so slightly.. i've included a pic of it below.. I think the change is probably due to the game update.. When i click 'Launch Starbound' it opens a new window titled 'Starbound Beta' and then after about 30 secs gives the same error (well almost the same). I am hoping this is a sign that the game devs are at least trying to fix this issue.
     

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  7. Respite

    Respite Yeah, You!

    Same thing with me ^
     
  8. swiftlovebird

    swiftlovebird Big Damn Hero

    Hey there everyone. I have not forgotten about this thread! I will post a suggestion shortly I am just busy (IRL stuff :)). I will post tonight!
     
  9. w0lfpack69

    w0lfpack69 Space Hobo

    I have the same error, but instead of hal it says Direct3d
     
  10. w0lfpack69

    w0lfpack69 Space Hobo

    It used to happen when I clicked launch, but now it happens after a black box appears, usually a minute after
     
  11. ThatAmazingPerson

    ThatAmazingPerson Existential Complex

    If you'll help me, here is what happened:
    I open the launcher and click on the Play button, and it is launching the game but is not responsive. I have a feeling it is because of my graphic drivers being out of date, but I can't seem to be able to update them.
    Specs:

    Operating System
    Windows 7 Professional 32-bit SP1

    CPU
    Intel Celeron 326
    Prescott 90nm Technology

    RAM
    1.00GB Single-Channel DDR @ 166MHz (2.5-3-3-7)

    Motherboard
    ASUSTeK Computer Inc. P5P800-MX (Socket 775) 38 °C

    Graphics
    Standard Monitor (1280x1024@1Hz)
    Intel Standard VGA Graphics Adapter (ASUStek Computer Inc)

    Storage
    74GB SAMSUNG SP0842N ATA Device (ATA) 38 °C
    3GB General USB Flash Disk USB Device (US:cool:

    Optical Drives
    CRW-5232A3 ATA Device

    Audio
    Realtek AC'97 Audio
     
  12. Archs

    Archs Yeah, You!

    No Problem Swift.. Thanks for the update :)
     
  13. swiftlovebird

    swiftlovebird Big Damn Hero

    I know there's been progress in confirming that the display adapter bugs, including crashes and black screens, have been closely associated with laptops and Macbooks. Unfortunately I cannot provide specific advice for models numbers aside from updating drivers and waiting for the nightly (or almost nightly) patches that they've been rolling out.

    This is most likely from your game being disrupted from your gpu's queue. It's the same with people having issues once they minimize or alt-tab their game. Again, no known fix for this right now. When all else fails, remember that this is beta. However, being as most people are experiencing this black box now, I would recommend all to verify their Steam Game Cache and confirm that they aren't missing any files that would result in a game loading without any display.


    Okay that raises even more questions. Let me look into this, Arch. I'll see if I can find some answers.

    Would I be correct in assuming that you're using a Mac? If so, I can offer to direct you to the Mac version of this help thread in which I attempt & fail to correct those issues as well :badpokerface:


    I'm very interested as to why you're unable to update your drivers; I want to help you hunt them down. Would you mind replying with your output after running this program? (http://www.piriform.com/speccy)
     
  14. ThatAmazingPerson

    ThatAmazingPerson Existential Complex

    Eh, what do you mean "output" ? I've already used speccy, that's where I got my info from.
     
  15. Myreknight

    Myreknight Space Hobo

    Having the same trouble and error

    Windows 8
    I7-3630 2.4GHz
    Nvidia GTX-670M
    16gig ram
     
  16. Myreknight

    Myreknight Space Hobo


    More detailed
    Operating System
    Windows 8.1 64-bit
    CPU
    Intel Core i7 3630QM @ 2.40GHz 105 °F
    Ivy Bridge 22nm Technology
    RAM
    16.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 798MHz (11-11-11-28)
    Motherboard
    TOSHIBA Portable PC (U3E1) 106 °F
    Graphics
    Generic PnP Monitor (1600x900@60Hz)
    Intel HD Graphics 4000 (Toshiba)
    3071MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M (Toshiba) 97 °F
    Storage
    698GB TOSHIBA MK7575GSX (SATA) 97 °F
    Optical Drives
    MATSHITA DVD-RAM UJ8C0
    Audio
    Realtek High Definition Audio
     
  17. w0lfpack69

    w0lfpack69 Space Hobo

    Nope, using a windows, but Its pretty old, cant play most games
    here are the specs:
    2007 windows
    processor: Pentium(R) Dual core cpu
    memory: 6.00 GB
    system type:64-bit operating system
     
  18. Archs

    Archs Yeah, You!

    Hey Myreknight..

    We have similar system specs and the same problem.. pls let me know if you make any progress with this issue.. thanks :)
     
  19. w0lfpack69

    w0lfpack69 Space Hobo

    Nope, using a windows, but Its pretty old, cant play most games
    here are the specs:
    2007 windows
    processor: Pentium(R) Dual core cpu
    memory: 6.00 GB
    system type:64-bit operating system
     
  20. w0lfpack69

    w0lfpack69 Space Hobo

    Nope, using a windows, but Its pretty old, cant play most games
    here are the specs:
    2007 windows
    processor: Pentium(R) Dual core cpu
    memory: 6.00 GB
    system type:64-bit operating system
     
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