thats not a graphics card error, it's got nothing to do with him missing a card (as far as i can tell)
when you installed c++ 2008 did you mean you installed visual studio 2008? or just the c++ component (i dunno if that's possible)
what operating system are you using and is it up to date?
have you tried reinstalling windows?
that's a "Ch" pronounced as a "K"
Computer skills I should have:
Maya, XSI, Photoshop, AfterEffects, Motion, Illustrator, Flash, Swift3D