Slow DirectX Performance in Windows 2000

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SYMPTOMS
DirectDraw vertex buffer callbacks may not succeed in Windows 2000, preventing video drivers from using the full features of DirectX. This can cause slower performance in programs that use DirectX 8.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000.

This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 1.
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Article ID: 263116 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 20:41:22 - Revision: 3.3

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