- Lord of the Rings*: The Return of the King game will not run
- Error: "Could not find any compatible Direct3D devices with the required capabilities. Make sure you have current drivers for your video card. The Lord of the Rings(tm); Return of the King(tm) will now exit."
By default, this game requires a graphics adapter with hardware T&L (Transform and Lighting) support to run. The integrated graphics controller of the desktop and mobile Intel® 945 Express Chipsets do not support hardware T&L. Software T&L can be enabled using a setting in the game configuration file.
For information on which Intel® graphics controllers support hardware T&L, see Support for hardware transform and lighting (T&L).
To eliminate or minimize the issue reported with the game, follow these steps:
- Download the modified ROTK.ini file
- Copy the downloaded file into the <My Documents>\LOTR The Return of the King™ Data folder.
- Run the game.
| Windows 2000 *, Windows XP Professional*, Windows XP Home Edition*
This applies to: