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Mafia Init error 4214
#1
Hello everyone,

 

I'm trying to run Mafia: The city of lost heaven on windows 8.1, and I get this error: 

"Init error 4214 Unsuported.." I opened error log, and it says: "ERROR! DirectX version is lower 8.1 !"

 

So, of course i'm running dx 11, can't install lower versions.

 

Searched internet, tried few things: http://support.2k.com/hc/en-us/articles/...tart-Mafia


Changing game settings doesn't help, and of course i think since windows vista, there's no <span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Lato, sans-serif;">Hardware Sound Acceleration settings. </span>

<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Lato, sans-serif;">Of course i tried to run as admin, compatibility modes. No luck.</span>

 

<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Lato, sans-serif;">So i'm really stuck with this problem.</span>

#2
Damn, this looks sad. I've never had win8 or a dx11 GPU, but I've never encountered this problem neither with dx9 nor dx10 (above 8.1, according to the same logic). So not sure if I can help you. Let's hope some other members know of a way to cope with this problem

 

Edit:

 

Found a thread on this topic, but it's in Russian, and as it seems, still with no solution:

 

http://forum.mafia-game.ru/showthread.ph...post163744

 

They say it must be the fault of Windows 8.1 OS itself and it's interfering with something in Mafia



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