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I'm trying to get some DirectX information from the DirectX Diagnostic Tool (dxdiag) and am having a major issue with it.

The first time I loaded it, it never loaded and silently crashed. The second time I loaded it, it gave me an error, "DxDiag has detected that there may have been a problem accessing DirectSound the last time this program was used. Would you like to bypass DirectSound this time?" If I click No, it crashes. If I click Yes, it loads the program.

Now, when I go into any of the tabs (Display, Music, Input for example), it gets stuck on "Loading DirectMusic information".

Is there anything I can do to fix this?

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Run this installer and report results. It should install newest version of DirectX and fix any errors it detects.

If it doesn't help, download and install this. It's the newest version of DirectX End-User Runtimes.

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