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Radeon HD4850 serious issues when using DirectX 10

I have a problem with my video card. Whenever I run a DirectX 10 game, it works for a few seconds (10 or so) and then starts displaying nothing but big polygons. I have tested this with Crysis and ...
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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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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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Direct3D availability in DirectX

What exactly gives an XP machine the ability to have Direct3D to be enabled/disabled in DirectX 9c? Is it the video card driver? Motherboard driver? Something related to a Windows/.Net Update? A ...
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How to enable texture acceleration in a VM running XP?

In my Windows 8 PC, I'm running a VM with Windows XP vía VirtualBox. I'm trying to play a game that uses DirectX 8.1. The dxdiag tool says DirectX 9.0c is installed, so there's no problem with the ...
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What is the difference between tessellation and displacement/bump mapping?

As can be read here LINK displacement mapping is in some cases a "better substitute" for bump mapping, tessellation is based on displacement mapping. So what is the main difference between those 3? Do ...
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Constant freezes on my machine on Desktop PC for 2 years

My desktop PC is a pretty tough one. For over 2 years I've been using this custom desktop (consisting of all types of parts, will post specs later) It first started by using an application called ...
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Why is there no DirectX.log installation log?

I am distributing a DirectX 9 app, using Aug 2007 version. DirectX is installed silently. A user is reporting the install is successful, but a problem occurs when running the app (cannot find ...
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Have to reinstall DirectX every time I start my PC

Recently, every time I restart my computer I have been getting this error message: ksbsync.exe This program cannot start because OpenCLD.dll is missing. This seems to prevent games from ...
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WPF & RenderTierCapability, what could cause a machine to be dropped from Tier 2 to 0?

I'm having an issue on some imaged machines where they will started out on Tier 2 and after some time of use (they are well spec'd kiosk machines, quad-core, Nvidia 550Ti), they drop to Tier 0 and ...
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DirectX is missing

After installing a fresh copy of windows 7 I am not able to run a single game and I am having other problems related to DirectX - all dlls from System32 are missing and I do not know how to fix this. ...
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Direct3D crashes dxdiag in 32-bit but works fine in 64-bit mode

DxDiag crashes when I open it unless I bypass Direct3D. It works fine in 64-bit mode. I have a NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M, and I've tried updating (also uninstalling, reinstalling) my drivers. I've also ...
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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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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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Video overlay for Direct X for Windows

Is it possible to have a video overlay on top of a Direct X. For example I want to have a video playing while playing a game. Steam and Fraps both have custom UI overlays for Direct X applications. ...
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Does VMWare Fusion 5.0.1 support Direct X 10?

I just upgraded VMWare Fusion to 5.0.1 and I'm trying to find out if it supports DirectX 10. If not, will VMWare be bringing out an update soon?
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DirectX (probably after update) makes my system freeze

Lately I bought Counter Strike: Global Offensive and Installed it on my Windows 7 SP1 64-bit system. The game came with DirectX 11 patch that was installed (I would say successfully). The problem is ...
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How to add prerequisites to a CAB archive or folder in Advanced Installer

I've added DirectX to my installation program, but this installation consists of a lot of files. How can I add them to a CAB archive? Or is there a way to add them to a folder?
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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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Enumerate processes using display adapter

I'm trying to enumerate processes that are sending GPU workloads to a given display adapter. What I've been up to: Iterate all processes and see which ones loaded the UMD DLL of that display ...
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DirectX functionality coverage test suite

Is there a test tool that checks if the directx (direct3D) supporting functions work fine? Something like LTP (Linux Test Project) that tests the Linux's system calls are working fine. Also, about ...
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How to generate DDS (DirectX Texture file) from multiple images?

I am creating a direct X application and I want to put all textures in one DDS file. I have thousands of little .png images (48x48) and I want to put them into one big DDS file without having to ...
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Directx sound tabs are missing. How to get it back?

Recently I installed windows 8.1 pro on my system. When i opened directx diagnostic tool it had 5 tabs. They are System, display, sound1, sound2 and input. During this time the sound of all the ...
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Why can't I open any DirectX samples in Visual Studio 2012?

I have a Dell Studio XPS running Windows 8 Pro. I upgraded it from Windows 7 shortly after Windows 8 was released. I also installed Visual Studio 2012 Professional shortly after it was released and ...
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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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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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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 ...