View Full Version : First Roadblock

04-19-2007, 10:21 AM

I just downloaded Novashell and whenever I start it, I get a popup that says "The graphics mode is not supported." and the program immediately ends.

I'm running Windows XP, screen size 1024x768, 24-bit color (dropping down to 16-bit did nothing and it actually won't let me go do 256-color. It isn't available as an option).

I'm hoping this is just a simple misunderstanding I can clear up in two or three clicks, but I'm going to bet that it isn't.

04-20-2007, 02:42 AM
The default resolution it tries to use is 32 bit 1024X768. Perhaps your card can't handle that? (If windows doesn't offer it as a desktop res, this is probably the problem)

You might try adding the -window parm or -res 800 600 for a smaller resolution.

I should really have it show a message and perhaps do this automatically...

04-20-2007, 05:09 AM
-window worked. I edited my shortcut and everything's golden. Thanks.

Yeah, 32-bit isn't an option for me either. This computer's like five years old and it isn't a gaming PC by any stretch of the imagination. I should finally go get more RAM before I try anything.