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When I used Windows 98 I used to type "dxsetup" in "Start->Run..." and it runs some tests of the DirectX.

Now, with DirectX 9 on my Windows XP there's no dxsetup. Where it is? Or, is there another tool to test my card for 3D?

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Are you looking for dxdiag? –  James Mar 22 '11 at 17:36
    
@James may be, but it also don't exist here.. –  Tom Brito Mar 22 '11 at 17:41
    
sure it does. Just type in dxdiag in the run box. If it isn't there, something is wrong with your install. –  Tofystedeth Mar 22 '11 at 17:45
    
@Tofystedeth I thought it was wrong, but there were no error messages on the installation.. Anyway, I'll reinstall it.. –  Tom Brito Mar 22 '11 at 17:48
    
something must be wrong, becouse it's not even on the add/remove menu.. but, also, I can't reinstall it becouse "it is already intalled".. –  Tom Brito Mar 22 '11 at 17:52
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You've probably used some modded XP installation media. dxdiag is installed by default in XP and usualy there is no way to skip it during installation or remove it using "Add/Remove Windows components".

You can get this file from original CD (just look for or DXDIAG.EX_ in I368 folder).

Rename this DXDIAG.EX_ into DXDIAG.CAB and unpack it just like usual CAB archive.

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