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07-09-2001, 04:20 AM
How can i install manually opengl 1.2 on windows 2000, and where could i get it ?
thanks

Rob The Bloke
07-09-2001, 04:02 PM
Originally posted by rondine:
How can i install manually opengl 1.2 on windows 2000, and where could i get it ?
thanks

windows ships with openGL1.1. If your graphics card supports openGL1.2 (eg geforce variants) then the extra functionality of 1.2 is held within the graphics drivers of your hardware.

Software that uses openGL1.2, will therefore check at runtime to see if those features are provided, by querying the hardware capabilities. If they are not supported, then the program will either exit and cease to run, or will not use the additional features. There is no actual way to install openGL1.2 so that it runs in software. If you need 1.2, and your current graphics card does not suport it, then you will have to buy a new one I'm afraid....... blame microsoft for this one.