Off late I developed another new aspect of my field and I am now challanging myself now into yet another field of programming..... GAME DEVELOPMENT.
Startd off with a very simple yet very effective tutorial found at http://blogs.msdn.com/coding4fun/archive/2006/11/03/940223.aspx
The moment I had everything set up nicely for my first DirectX application to run, it failed with a very strange exception
Well after a decent amount of search... I could finally get the solution.. and was really very embarassed to see that to be a problem..
I was using the Generic Video Card Drivers that were being installed by default by windows and all it needed was to install the latest Video Card Drivers from the vendor's site and VIOLA...
Learning - Before any Dx programming, make sure you are up to date with the Drivers for all your hardware....