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screaming narwhal: orange and green squares instead of text

posted by meersoro on - last edited - Viewed by 331 users
the title says it all. the game installed fine, but after taking a few minutes to load, the splash page has orange and green squares instead of text! not to mention the mouse lags and it is running incredibly slow. please help, i love the monkey island games! :(

i know a fair amount about computers but the workings of video cards, drivers, and processor speeds are beyond me. here are my deets:

Operating System: Windows Vista™ Home Premium (6.0, Build 6001) Service Pack 1 (6001.vistasp1_gdr.090302-1506)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: Inspiron 1520
BIOS: Phoenix ROM BIOS PLUS Version 1.10 A00
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5450 @ 1.66GHz (2 CPUs), ~1.7GHz
Memory: 2038MB RAM
Page File: 1267MB used, 3049MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 10
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 6.00.6001.18000 32bit Unicode

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Display Devices
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Card name: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family
Manufacturer: Intel Corporation
Chip type: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family
DAC type: Internal
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2A02&SUBSYS_01F11028&REV_0C
Display Memory: 358 MB
Dedicated Memory: 0 MB
Shared Memory: 358 MB
Current Mode: 1280 x 800 (32 bit) (61Hz)
Monitor: Generic PnP Monitor
Driver Name: igdumd32.dll
Driver Version: 7.14.0010.1253 (English)
DDI Version: 9Ex
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
Driver Date/Size: 5/16/2007 02:24:06, 2363392 bytes
WHQL Logo'd: Yes
WHQL Date Stamp:
Device Identifier: {D7B78E66-6942-11CF-7D77-FB21ADC2CA35}
Vendor ID: 0x8086
Device ID: 0x2A02
SubSys ID: 0x01F11028
Revision ID: 0x000C
Revision ID: 0x000C
Video Accel: ModeMPEG2_A ModeMPEG2_C

thanks! here's a pic of what happens:
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