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How can I uninstall or force a reinstall of DirectX in Windows 7?

My DirectX installation has become corrupt and apparently the installer doesn't reinstall because it thinks everything is fine. How can I uninstall DirectX or force a reinstall? Thanks.
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Can we have both Direct X9 and 11 on the same Windows 7 system?

I'm already having DirectX 11 but some games and software have an option to install DirectX 9 by force which I can't stop. Is there any harm if I install game or software along with DX9 ?
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Fix problems with DirectX 9 on Windows XP

i tottaly mess up the directX 9 on my system. Trying and trying think i reinstall it but in a very bad way (dxdiag now dont know what version is and directdraw direct3d and aceleration AGP dont work ...
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Which is the latest DirectX version for Windows 7?

Which is latest DirectX latest version for Windows 7? 9, 10 or 11? And from where can I download it?
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How can I run Just Cause 2 on Windows XP? [closed]

I have Just Cause 2 installed on Windows XP. I also install DirectX10 on it. So the only thing I need is a new EXE that don't ask for Windows XP. Do you know were can I find one?
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Graphic Setup tune-up checklist

I was trying to play the game Warzone 2100 and the games runs fine, with nice speed, but the screen stays with a horizontal lines "flickering"... My PC have a integrated GeForce Go 6100 vga. Ok, not ...
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How can I get 32-bit Direct3D working on my 64-bit Windows 7 system?

I recently upgraded a Dell Inspiron 6400 to Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. I have a 32-bit 3D application that refuses to run, giving an error of "Failed to initialise [sic] Direct3D device". The dxdiag ...
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Firefox Flash plugin : compatibility mode

Since upgrading to Windows 7 (on a 5 year-old laptop), I've had issues with crashes and freezes. I have noticed two things that suggest the problem: First, the computer is much more likely to freeze ...
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Make Dell Latitude D830 video card work with Directx 9.0

I recently updated to Windows 7 64-bit from XP on my Dell Latitude D830. Now I am not able to watch dvd's because it says the video card does not support DirectX 9.0. Is there an easy way to fix this ...
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Testing Direct3D 9 vs OpenGL 2 performance

I want to test on Windows 7 if my old ATI Radeon X1650 card can do better at rendering Direct3D 9 or OpenGL 2. Does anyone know any software that can help with determining this, like a benchmark?
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Google Earth, Matrox G200eW, and DirectX

So i'm trying to use Google Earth on a server that has a Matrox G200eW video card. Does anyone know if this built-in card supports DirectX? I've tried updating the drivers with no success. It seems ...
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How is OpenGL and DirectX performance in VMWare Fusion 3?

I'm already a VMWare Fusion 2 user and Fusion 3 (just released here) has numerous features in conjunction with Snow Leopard. I'm curious to know if anyone in particular has tried it out and ...
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DirectX SDK Setup is freezing

On my windows XP machine when I try to install the DirectX SDK the setup freezes on the first screen. When I click on the "next" button the system does some processing and stays on the same window. ...
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Expression Studio Install Breaks Machine

I've now tried installing Expression Studio 3 three times (downloaded via the WebSiteSpark) program. The first two I tried a mounted ISO, and for the third, I wrote the image to CD. With all three, ...
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3D in Windows 7 on Thinkpad R51

I installed Windows 7 on my laptop, and now the 3D doesn't work. According to dxdiag DirectX 11 is installed, but when I open up World of Warcraft, this error comes up. World of Warcraft World of ...
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How many vertices per second can the average graphics card push? [closed]

How many vertices can your run of the mill $100 gfx card push these days?
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How can I determine the highest GPU-supported DirectX version?

On Windows 7 / Vista how can I determine what DirectX version is really supported by the GPU?
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DirectX on Windows 7 - older game

I am using a fresh install of Windows 7 64bit edition. I was previously using Vista 32 bit. Both times I was just using the default version of DirectX which came with Windows, which was version 10 for ...
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Capture a screenshot of a computer game at a resolution higher than the screen resolution

I work for a company that makes software to display 3d visualisations. We often grab still images from this software to use in printed media but clients often request the images be print quality and ...
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How do I know if DirectX is using hardware acceleration or software rendering?

Is there any DirectX diagnostcs tool which will allow me to understand if Graphics acceleration from my GPU is actually working or software rendering is kicking-in instead? I ask this because If I go ...
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DirectX 11 compatible videocards [closed]

My current Geforce 8800 is starting to show some weird behavior at times and I'm tempted to buy a new card. But what's the roadmap of ATI and NVidia? When are they planning to launch new videocards ...