Question: Whenever I try to boot L.A. Noire an error message appears saying: "Failed to create d3d resource. Please restart your computer." How can I fix this?
Answer: If you are experiencing an error message that states that the game failed to create the d3d resource:
- Make sure that you have downloaded the latest drivers for your graphics card: http://support.rockstargames.com/entries/20611671-pc-driver-updates-links-to-third-party-websites-for-the-latest-drivers
- Make sure that all of the sofware prerequisites (especially DirectX) are installed and updated: http://support.rockstargames.com/entries/20611641-net-c-directx-nothing-happening-after-pressing-launch-in-l-a-noire
- Try try the command line "-windowed" in the bottom for the Launcher Options screen to see if the game will launch in a window.
We have reports of several error message variations depending on the video card model, drivers, and version of Direct X: