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My game won't open, it says "New GFXSurface failed...get tech support..."

\015 New GFXSurface failed popped up after I installed Silent Hunter. It's an old game, can I get some help?\015

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Is the game originally for windows 95 or 98? If so, try running it in compatibility mode.You get there by right clicking on your desktop icon, select properties, then compatibility tab. There you should have a checkbox for compatibility for win 95 etc.There are other settings in there, you may have to play with it a bit.
For some old games you usually need some kind of emulator, basically this will allow you to run a game in an environment the game was designed for.

out on a limb here but i assume usage of windows vista.

http://www.subsowespac.org/silent-hunter-windows-vista-dosbox.shtml

may help you
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