I can't get 3ds max 2009 working on windows 7 ultimate,What shall i do?

when i open 3ds max 9 a window pop's up and tells me that DDL<C:\program files\Autodesk\3d Max 9\stdplugs\DxPlugins\DxDDs.bmi> failed initialize error code:998-invalid access to memory location. The 3ds max 9 open but the view ports are white and i can't do any thing... show more when i open 3ds max 9 a window pop's up and tells me that DDL<C:\program files\Autodesk\3d Max 9\stdplugs\DxPlugins\DxDDs.bmi> failed initialize error code:998-invalid access to memory location.
The 3ds max 9 open but the view ports are white and i can't do any thing !!!!!
so what shall i do ? and why this error keeps pop up ? why ..............
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