Diablo II (2000) Error 25

Updated: 6 months ago
Article ID: 110736
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Common Problems

  • Cannot launch Diablo II, I receive a critical error: error 25
  • Error: "A critical error has occurred while initializing Direct3D."

To resolve this error, you can:

  1. Run the game on Windowed Mode
    • Right-click the Diablo II icon and click Properties
    • Click the Shortcut tab
    • Add -w to the end of the Target. For example: "C:\DiabloII\Diablo II.exe" -w
  2. Run the game in Administrator Mode

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