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Error: Could Not Initialize Graphics System. Make Sure That Your Video Card and Driver Are Compatible with DirectDraw.

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The ERROR: Could Not Initialize Graphics System. Make Sure That Your Video Card and Driver Are Compatible with DirectDraw may occur when starting the Age of Empires® software for several reasons. This is an issue which may be resolved by following Microsoft KB Article ID 907881.