TechSpot

Directx 9 Problem

By swat3010
May 27, 2006
  1. When I try to install directx 9 I get A cabinet file necessary to install cannot be trusted. How can I fix this?
     
  2. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,569

    what OS are you running? i reccomend downloading directx 9 again from microsoft, and running that install. does this message give you the option to proceed with the installation?
     
  3. swat3010

    swat3010 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    XP Home

    I have XP Home I have tried to download and I get same error. It will not allow me to continue to install.
     
  4. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,569

    something probably's been corrupted. this can be caused done by poorly written or malicious software.
     
  5. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    Try to dowload this redistributable DX. If you get the same error, thereĀ“s something wrong with your computer.
    You can get the file IN THIS PAGE

    Good luck! :wave: :grinthumb
     
  6. Sharkfood

    Sharkfood TS Guru Posts: 1,019

    Disable any form of antivirus, internet security, spyware or trojan software you may have running.

    The "..cannot be trusted" sounds like a Norton Antivirus error and should be reported to Symantec if indeed disabling Norton bypasses the error.
     
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add New Comment

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...