samples don't work in win7 pro 64bit

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samples don't work in win7 pro 64bit

Postby White_Rabbit » Mon Apr 23, 2012 12:36 pm

Hi!
I've installed panda3d 1.8 on windows 7, but the Solar System and Asteroids samples were not working (I didn't try the others): it only opened a black window.
So I uninstalled 1.8 and installed 1.7.2, with the same results.
I've used only pre-packaged versions.
No error message was given (I ran the samples from the command prompt).
I have an Asus Eee PC 1215P (Intel Atom D525, GMA3150), with video driver properly working.
Any suggestion is welcome :-)
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Postby rdb » Mon Apr 23, 2012 1:08 pm

Welcome to the forums!

Try changing to DirectX 9 in your etc/Config.prc file in the Panda installation (by setting the load-display line to "load-display pandadx9"). Does the problem still occur?

Do you have problems with other OpenGL programs? Are you using the latest version of your video drivers?
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Postby White_Rabbit » Tue Apr 24, 2012 5:48 am

Thanks a lot: it worked :-)
I had to install also directx, which is quite obvious, but it's been a long time since last time I've used windows, so I missed it :-|
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