Old 23rd December 2000, 08:50   #1
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Okay, I have Winamp 2.71, with AVS included, so I know it is in the right directory. when I tell AVS to start, the window pops up and it is BLACK.

I've tried the Options button, Configure, I can't find any reason I just get a black screen. Except, that my computer is a 5 yr. old Sony...maybe I do not have a video card that will show the visualizations? Maybe mine is too primitive?? I hope not, I have never gotten to see AVS and I am bummed! I hope you guys can help...
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Old 23rd December 2000, 13:01   #2
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Have you restarted the song that you are trying to visualize? When you are playing a song and open up the AVS in the middle of the song, you have to restart the song to render the visual.

eh, heh.
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Old 23rd December 2000, 14:18   #3
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1. try changing presets - AVS display is black if nothing is selected.
2. update your video card drivers - if it's 5 year old, you probably don't have DirectX-compatible drivers installed
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Old 24th December 2000, 01:38   #4
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like PP said, update your card drivers and then get the latest version of DirectX:

http://www.microsoft.com/directx/hom...ds/default.asp

i too couldn't get avs to work for a long time... but after i finally saw it i was pretty much amazed... couldn't stop playing with it ever since...=]
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