directX Solved

  1.    #1

    directX


    I have a GeForce GTS 450 card. No reason to change that.
    Some year ago I had on my PC (W10 Pro 64 bit) directX 11.2 installed. With this card it had no sense to upgrade to directX 12.
    With a certain app I get now the message: no directX installed (this app is not really important to me).
    Surprised, I checked that, and see that during some Windows update now directX 12 is installed on my system.
    Should I do something? Uninstalling 12 and re-installing 11.2? Does not seem wise, since with the next Windows update it will install again 12, I assume.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2. TairikuOkami's Avatar
    Posts : 3,806
    Home 1903 x64 10.0.18362.267
       #2

    Download DirectX-9.0c-Redistributable, extract and run dxsetup.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 1,287
    Windows 10
       #3

    DirectX 12 is software and backwards compatible to DirectX 9. That is what you get with Windows 10.

    Your hardware is only DirectX 11.1 capable, you can only get DirectX 12 features in software emulation which is slow.

    To see what is supported run DXDIAG from the Run box. You will see a Feature Level list back to DirectX 9.1

    Normally an application requiring DirectX 9/10/11 will install some components to be compatible with DirectX 12 as supplied by Windows 10.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    #4

    DirectX 12 is software and backwards compatible to DirectX 9.

    Not true, many programs require dll files from DX9. After installing DX9 Redistributable (see above), do not forget to add DirectPlay.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	x.png 
Views:	23 
Size:	15.9 KB 
ID:	243358
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    #5

    do not forget to add DirectPlay.
    Indeed, the app required DirectPlay.
    Since I solved the issue with the app in another way, I will leave DirectX as it was.
    But thanks for all info.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
I am trying to buy some Telltale games from the MS Store, but it doesn't let me buy them as there is no green tick against the DirectX 11 requirement, even though I have DirectX 12 installed? Thanks.
Solved directx 11.2? in Drivers and Hardware
I upgraded from 8.1 to 10 and everything's ok but my dxdiag says directx 11.2? I have the latest Nvidia W10 driver for my Geforce 610 (353.62), all fermi will have DX12 support and Windows update even updated it shortly again, causing some issues...
DirectX 11.2 overwrote DirectX 12 in Software and Apps
Hello everybody ! I recently upgraded to windows 10 from 8.1 and got DirectX12 , but when i tried to install a game it automatically overwrote it with 11.2 . Because dx12 is exclusively for windows 10 I can't find anywhere an installer or...
Directx 12 in Software and Apps
Hi i am new to this forum i just upgraded to windows 10, but when i run dxdiag it says directx 11.1 is this normal? Shouldn't be directx 12, can i do something to get the new directx 12 or i have to wait for an official uptade? thanks
Hi I read it has it. But I've run Dxdiag and it says Directx 11, is DX12 still not implemented in the TP? or is just a dxdiag bug? Thank you
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:56.
Find Us