Will updating my motherboard chipset fix the renderer creation failed error as well as the connecting to server issue?
Please be sure to update your motherboard chipset drivers, as this may resolve the "renderer creation failed" error message you are receiving. The more common chipset makers are: ALi, SiS, Intel, VIA, and NForce2. If your chipset is not listed here, please consult your motherboard manual or you download a program called SisoftSandra which will help you determine what chipset maker you have on your motherboard. You may download that program by visiting the following link: =
Aside from updating your motherboard chipset drivers, please also complete the following:
The first thing to check is to see if your current video card is on the supported list for Trials of Atlantis. You may view this list by typing in the keyword "video" and clicking on the link "What video cards are currently supported and not supported for <the client/expansion you are using>?" If you see your video card under the "not supported" section, the following solutions may not work for you.
If you are experiencing this error please double check the following:
First please make sure you have DirectX9.0c from the following link:
Once that file is on your desktop, please right click my computer, select properties and click on device manager. Once in that section uninstall the listed video card under display adapter by right clicking the video card and selecting remove.
Once this has been done it should prompt you to reboot (you may need to exit out of the Device Manager). Reboot the PC and when it comes back up do NOT let Windows install the device for you. Choose Cancel to all windows until you get back onto your desktop in 16 color mode.
Once you are at this point, click the driver file you downloaded from nVidia. It will prompt you to reboot afterwards, please do.
Once you are back on your desktop, please try running Dark Age of Camelot once again.