ERROR: Freezing, blue screens, game crashing
- Game may blue screen or crash
- Graphics driver may unload and cause system to change to VGA resolution
- Game may hang for several seconds.
Solution: Use the latest version of the Intel® Graphics Driver to correct this issue. Refer to the Intel graphics driver README file for driver installation instructions as needed.
ERROR: Text being displayed outside of the textbox.
When playing the Spore* game, text is sometimes displayed outside of the textbox.
Solution: This issue is resolved with the latest graphics driver. To check whether a newer graphics driver is available for your graphics controller, use the Intel® Driver Update Utility. If the online utility displays a message that a customized graphics driver is detected, click here for additional information.
Game Troubleshooting with Intel graphics products
Identifying your Intel® Graphics Controller
How to install the graphics driver
Error: "The driver being installed is not validated for this computer..."
| Windows Vista *, Windows XP *
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