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Error: Could not intialize the render target

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ebi_se
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Error: Could not intialize the render target

ebi_se » May 6th, 2019, 3:43 pm

Hi guys

Upon starting Windows 7, I'm getting the following error: "Could not intialize the render target." The skin is not loaded and the widgets are not displayed. Any ideas?

Thanks.
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eclectic-tech
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Re: Error: Could not intialize the render target

eclectic-tech » May 7th, 2019, 1:18 am

Try updating the drivers for your video.
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Re: Error: Could not intialize the render target

Brian » May 7th, 2019, 4:16 am

Along with updating your graphics drivers, Rainmeter also requires at least Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 and the Platform Update.

https://docs.rainmeter.net/manual/getting-started/setting-up/#SystemRequirements

-Brian
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Re: Error: Could not intialize the render target

ebi_se » May 7th, 2019, 10:04 am

Thanks for your replays guys. I'm asking this question, since Rainmeter was working until yesterday. I have SP1 and the drivers for my video card are up to date.