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Graphics for light display is now poor

Discussion in 'xLights (Nutcracker)' started by wanderanwills, Nov 19, 2017.

  1. wanderanwills

    wanderanwills New Elf

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    Hi Everyone,
    Just opened Xlights and got a dialogue box stating that my graphics card software needs to be fixed or updated?? (not sure exact wording, except there was some chinese characters in it as well?)
    Exiting out of the dialogue box the display picture of my house and lighting changed to a poor quality, it is like many pixels is eliminated from the display??

    Any ideas, it only looks like a xlights problem, all the rest of my graphics on the pc look fine.

    Regards
    Stephen Lighting.JPG
     
  2. djgra79

    djgra79 Senior Elf Generous Elf

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    Update the graphics drivers for your computer. make sure windows update are up to date also.
    My laptop used to look like that until I removed some video drivers and let the computer find the ones it needed.
     
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    wanderanwills New Elf

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    Hi Djgra,
    Updated drivers, xlights version etc and now it is back to normal.

    Thank you.

    Regards
    Stephen
     
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    Yep we utilize several OpenGL 3.0 features so it may look like it's only xLights but its usually because none of the other stuff you are doing are using the features xLights is trying to use.
     

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