Why all of a sudden this is happening, this never happened before, there is go to be an alternative then disabling the sound acceleration. What else could be causeing it, cause it was working befor,e then all of a sudden just started up.
I'm in the same state... and I've followed all the suggestions in this thread.
In a nutshell:
- I've installed and upgraded to DirectX 8.0a
- Installed latest NVidia drivers
- Turned off all Video and sound acceleration
- Even turned off DMA access and buffered look ahead to my DVD/CDRom
End result??? It's better... now the intro movie takes about 16 seconds to go from startup to the login screen instead of 12.
I'm running a 1.3 GHz Athalon w/256 DDR RAM, SOundBlaster Live! and a NVidia GeoForce 2 MX400 graphics card.
Works fine though, on my son's K6-233 with a Voodoo3.
I don´t think that you can play WCP in 3dfx with a Geforce2, when you turn off the graphic acceleration you can play only in software mode because.....you re turning off the acceleration !
And you can play WCP in 3dfx with your son´s pc because he has a true 3dfx card.
The only truly 3dfx compatible card is the one that have a 3dfx chip !