Graphics
Graphics
Error: Can't Find Requested String

Symptom(s):

Error message:

Can't find requested string
  • This message can be seen when installing the Intel® Graphics Driver.
  • This error displays in the Intel graphics driver system tray menu (see Figure 1) and the Windows* Control Panel icon (see Figure 2).

Figure 1 - Error displayed in Intel® Graphics Driver system tray menu

Figure 2 - Error displayed in Intel® Graphics Driver Control Panel icon

Solution:

To work around this issue, follow the steps listed below:

Note For Intel® 915G, 915GM/GMS, 910GL, 910GML, 945G, 945GM/GMS, and 940GML Chipset-based products, this issue is resolved in graphics driver version PV14.24 and later. For the latest driver, run the Intel® Driver Update Utility.
  1. Uninstall the Intel® Graphics Driver using the following steps:

    1. Open Windows* Control Panel by clicking Start » Settings » Control Panel or clicking Start » Control Panel.
    2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
    3. Select and remove the Intel® Extreme Graphics Driver or Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver.
    4. Follow the prompts to reboot the computer.
    5. After reboot, Windows detects a new device (the graphics controller) and searches for the driver. Select Cancel in the Found New Hardware Wizard windows. The driver is installed in a later step.

  2. Change the Windows* Regional and Language Options settings by following these steps:

    1. Open Windows Control Panel.
    2. Double-click Regional and Language Options (see Figure 3).


      Figure 3 - Regional and Language Options
    3. On the Regional Options tab, and note the currently selected language.
    4. Change the language as follows:
          If English (United Kingdom) is currently selected, choose a different English language listed.
          If French (Canada) is currently selected, choose a different French language listed.
          If Arabic (Lebanon) is currently selected, choose a different Arabic language listed.
    5. Click Advanced and note the currently selected language.
    6. Change the language as follows:
          If English (United Kingdom) is currently selected, choose a different English language listed.
          If French (Canada) is currently selected, choose a different French language listed.
          If Arabic (Lebanon) is currently selected, choose a different Arabic language listed.
    7. Click OK to accept these changes.
    8. Click Yes when prompted to skip file copying and use existing files.
    9. Click Yes to restart the computer.
  3. After reboot, install the latest Intel® Graphics Driver using the Intel® Driver Utility Graphics tool.
  4. After reboot, change the Regional and Language Options back to the original language settings noted in Steps 2c and 2e.

This applies to:

Intel® 82852/82855 Graphics Controller Family
Intel® 82865G Graphics and Memory Controller Hub (GMCH)
Intel® 82915G/82910GL Express Chipset Family
Intel® 82945G Express Chipset
Mobile Intel® 915GM/GMS, 910GML Express Chipset Family
Mobile Intel® 945GM Express Chipset Family

Solution ID: CS-021334
Last Modified: 30-Jan-2014
Date Created: 28-Aug-2005