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How to Disable Direct Write in Windows 10?

I find ClearType, Direct Write, etc. font rendering systems not very aesthetically pleasing. So I download a free software called MacType on my Windows 10. The problem is that it does not render ...
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Does f.lux affect DirectX video games?

Does f.lux affect the color temperature of DirectX video games? I appreciate what it does on the desktop, but I'm not sure if I want it on in a game.
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How can I install Directx9 on Windows 10?

How can I install Directx9: https://www.microsoft.com/en-ph/download/confirmation.aspx?id=34429, I'm running Windows 10 but the setup says:"You must be running win98 etc...."
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Why do lots of games have Direct X 9 and 11 options, but NOT DX10?

I don't really know much about DirectX other than it is responsible of having better graphic options for games, for example, tessellation and Ambient Occlusion in DX11. But my question is, why some ...
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Windows 10 DirectShow Crash

After recently upgrading to Windows 10 (recently, as in a couple months back), I've encountered a few problems with Windows 10. One of which is the DirectX DirectShow component. When running 'dxdiag', ...
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DirectShow error causing non function WebCam

Recently, I found out none of my application can detect my webcam anymore (which works without any issue before). I have tried to reinstall the webcam driver and my device manager can see my webcam ...
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Installed w10, got only directx 9Ex

I installed w10, dxdiag is showing that it has directx 9Ex What happened to dx 12, 11.1 11.0 or even 10? how can it bundle such an older dx version? If higher dx versions are there in the ...
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Corrupt display - possibly related to DirectX

I've a Nvidia GT 240 plugged into a Asus M2N68-AMSE2 on XP Pro SP2 driving a 22" LCD display at 1080/32bpp/60Hz. Till Sunday, everything was working fine with no hint of a problem. On Monday morning, ...
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Graphics Cards DirectX version upgrade?

When shopping or looking at specs for graphics card you will see the DirectX version that it supports (in my specific case the card supports 10). What I want to know is that when Microsoft released ...
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My computer crashes when I start a steam game

When I start a game, for example CS: GO, my computer crashes. First the screen goes black screen, then it crashes and starts again by it self. I think its something to do with DirectX, because when I ...
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DirectX 10 apps run with integrated GPU, but not with Nvidia GPU

I've just performed a fresh install of Windows 7 x64 on my Toshiba Satellite Laptop but it seems that I'm unable to run some DX10 apps using the Nvidia 740M GPU, but they run with the integrated Intel ...
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Force DirectX 9 system-wide (NVidia-Windows7)

The question is simple and guess it's popular amongst gamers. My card supports DX11 but it's really slow when a game tries to use DX11 stuff. Now.. I have 4+gigs of ram and a modern CPU. (GPU: ...
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How to fix DirectX in Windows 8.1?

Short version: If you have a Windows 8.1 system with both an Intel graphics card as well as an NVIDIA graphics card, try running WinSAT D3D in the command prompt. Do you encounter the same error as I ...
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NVIDIA Optimus limitations

Based on a question on gamedev.stackexchange, I was wondering, if there were any limitations to the NVIDIA Optimus Technology, regarding the supported versions of DirectX. More specifically, if the ...
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Game for DirectX 9 not working with DirectX 11

I have installed a game called "Orcs Must Die" but when running it, it only shows an error about absence of d3dx9_43.dll file. It's part of DX 9, however I hava already DX 11 installed. How can I ...
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Graphics card(?) causing crashes

I've got a Geforce GTX 660Ti It's been running fine for 5-6 weeks. Today I launched Left4Dead2 and got 7-8 FPS (usually a rock solid 300 even at the busiest moments). In case of driver/software ...
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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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i have directx v12 installed with windows 10

I want to use a mod that need directx v9 but I have directx v12 installed will it still work as in the requirements of modification it says directx v9 needed in block capitals
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Blinking Pixel blocky artifacts in video games

Since a few weeks I get strange pixel artifacts in some games, mainly Dota2. The are getting more or less depending on what is happening in the game. They blink in various colors but do not move ...
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Is there a way to Force a DX Feature Level?

Apparently the fix for a game breaking bug in the newly released The Witness is to just use the DX feature level 11.0 instead of 11.1; But the update is not yet out for all platforms. Is there a way ...
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What is the latest DirectX version officially compatible with Windows 98 SE?

I want to install Windows 98 SE for gaming old games. For this I need to know what is the latest DirectX version officially compatible with Windows 98 SE?
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How to run an directx or opengl application as desktop background?

Well, on windows 7 you have only the ability for slide shows, but there is fortunately a trick to enable desktop video backgrounds on Windows 7 using the Vista (DreamScene) DLL files. Now I was ...
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the program can't start because xinput1_3.dll is missing from your computer

I'm trying to run Elite Dangerous Launcher, yet I keep getting following error: the program can't start because xinput1_3.dll is missing from your computer According to: How to install the latest ...
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Is dynamic shader translation possible?

I know there's dynamic binary translation/JITs, but what about dynamic shader translators? I'm writing an emulator for a system that uses a very particular, custom graphics processor, but I'd like to ...
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Mouse wheel emulation with joystick on Windows

I received a Steam Controller recently, but was dismayed to find that Valve have not implemented proportional mouse wheel emulation. The only "scroll wheel" implementation that exists for the ...
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Dxdiag showing wrong audio device

I am trying to run a game and getting an error which is commonly caused due to audio misconfig. So, I checked my dxdiag and for some reason it's showing audio drivers last updated on 2010 (HDAudio.sys)...
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How can I solve black borders in DX9 apps in Windows 10?

Since this PC was updated to Windows 10, this problem started appearing in DX9 applications. The hardware isn't very powerful (HD 5500) but I've run my games on low settings and on 1280x720 fine in ...
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Windows 10 with no Directx 12

I've upgraded my operating system to Windows 10, when I had this graphics card: Nvidia Gigabyte Geforce GTX 750 Ti AC... (I had sold it so I don't remember its full model name). Since I've upgraded ...
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Does Directx version depends on graphic card?

I am trying to understand how graphic cards and cpu interacts. Now i understand that there is program (running on cpu) called device (in this case graphic card) driver that sends commands to graphic ...
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DirectX won't install

I have a PC that I have clean installed Windows 7 on so that I have a nice clean PC to play my beloved Tom Clancy games on. However, whenever I attempt to install DirectX 9.0c I get the error an ...
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DirectX installation error

Magicka started crashing on startup. While trying to fix this, I decided to update DirectX. When I run dxwebsetup, it identifies missing "DirectX Runtime Optional Components" and attempts to install, ...
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How can I run DirectX games on Linux?

I've tried using this tutorial on getting it working but when it tells me to enter a list of dll's from here but I only get a missing page. If I could either have that list or another completely ...
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What is performance-limiting overhead for CPU in context of Graphics APIs?

I was DMark API Overhead feature test for upcoming Directx12, Mantle API and Directx11 by Futuremark. I want to know what is Performace-limiting overhead for CPU? Test description says ' Games make ...
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How can I play games requiring DirectX in linux?

I am an avid gamer, I use Windows & Linux, I would like to play games in my Ubuntu machine which requires DirectX. How can I run the game which requires DirectX in Linux?
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Windows 8.1 DirectDraw and compatibility with older games

I’m trying to run an old game (Nascar Heat 2002) on my Windows 8.1 laptop. The problem I am having is that the game crashes before startup, and in the logs it reports that no video ram is available. ...
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I have Directx11, but can't run dx 10 games

I've installed the June 2010 SDK, the redistributables, and done everything I know how. I've downloaded directx 2010 tutorials, when they compile I get a can not initialize direct 3d error. When I ...
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failed to load library d3dx9.dll

That and The program can't start because d3d9.dll is missing from your computer I installed Visual Studio 2013 last night and today trying to load Skype or any game fails with this message. I've ...
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Video cards DirectX support

If a video card specs say it supports DirectX 12 does it necessarily mean that DirectX 11 is supported? I know this may sound stupid but i want to make sure before buying fancy expensive video card to ...
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Direct X setup installation error

Every time I try to install any directX i get the same error "please refer to DXerror.log and Directx.log in your Windows folder to determine problem." I dont have that 2 files anywhere in my system. ...
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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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Windows 10 running games slowly [closed]

Issue: All my games running on Windows 10 are running slowly When I tried Unturned on my Windows 7, I get around 50~60 FPS But when I played the game on Windows 10 Insider Program, I get much lower ...
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How to enable Direct3D acceleration for 32bit applications in Windows 8?

Now I know that this issue has been discussed much around the web but most of the solutions focus Windows XP and/or are outdated. Some suggest updating video drivers, some say editing specific ...
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How do I disable DirectDraw and Direct3D acceleration on Windows 8?

Some old games that I would really like to play run slowly on some graphic drivers when Direct3D acceleration is enabled. I have tried many suggestions but none seem to work. The only thing I have ...
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What is the “real” memory of my display graphics card?

I purchased a desktop two years back asking the vendor to install a "1 GB" graphics card. The card which is installed in my system is Nvidia 9400 GT, and the NVIDIA website provides the following ...
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Direct access to video card using a microcontroller or DOS-based OS [closed]

I am trying to build a handheld 3D positioning system that can track in real-time (1000 Hz) a handheld 3D position in reference to a virtual 3D object. To be more specific: I have a robotic arm ...
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Graphics-related “Slow motion” in Windows 7 64-bit OS, Persistant [Resolved]

What seems to be a DirectX problem in Windows popped up a few hours ago after a blue screen that was too fast to read the error code from. Its effect is that minimizing/loading windows are now slow. ...
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What's the difference between 64-bit and 32-bit dxdiag?

I'm doing some logging and noticed that on 64-bit platforms I can use the /64bit switch to run 64-bit dxdiag. I assume there must be some reason for doing this, namely additional functionality in the ...
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Is it possible to setup remote play for PC games

Specifically, is it possible for a desktop with a decent graphics card (say suitable for Eve Online combat at laptop resolution), to provide remote play to a laptop on wifi or 4G? I took a run at ...
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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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DirectX error on Watch Dogs (game) in windows 8.1 and NVIDIA image preview on configuration is missing?

i recently buyed a new laptop: HP Envy 15-J108LA. i have been using it for 2 weeks now and been playing these 2 games withought ANY problem: watch dogs and Tera Rising. then one day tera would give me ...