problems with video card and directx help plz

By Xxfat_boyxX26
Jun 26, 2005
  1. Hey all, iam new to this website. I cant install directx 9.0c. My directx error is "directx failed to copy a required file". But i think its because my video card wont support it. How can I check to see if my card can support direct x 9.0c? Is it the ddi version, cause if it is i have version 7. It is supposed to be 9? I tryed installing the new driver from nvidia but i still get version 7 ddi. Does this mean i have to buy a new video card? Sorry i have so many questions but i am also new to computers and stuff. Well here are my specs:

    System Information
    Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 1 (2600.xpsp1.020828-1920)
    Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
    System Manufacturer: Gateway
    System Model: E-4000
    BIOS: BIOS Date: 10/16/02 08:39:45 Ver: 08.00.05
    Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.40GHz, ~2.4GHz
    Memory: 766MB RAM
    Page File: 308MB used, 800MB available
    Windows Dir: C:\WINNT
    DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
    DX Setup Parameters: Not found
    DxDiag Version: 5.03.0001.0904 32bit Unicode

    Display Devices
    Card name: NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440
    Manufacturer: NVIDIA
    Chip type: GeForce4 MX 440
    DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
    Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0171&SUBSYS_87311462&REV_A3
    Display Memory: 128.0 MB
    Current Mode: 1024 x 768 (32 bit) (75Hz)
    Monitor: EV700
    Monitor Max Res: 1280,1024
    Driver Name: nv4_disp.dll
    Driver Version: 6.14.0010.7189 (English)
    DDI Version: 7
    Driver Attributes: Final Retail
    Driver Date/Size: 4/1/2005 16:16:00, 3980288 bytes
    WHQL Logo'd: n/a
    WHQL Date Stamp: n/a
    VDD: n/a
    Mini VDD: nv4_mini.sys
    Mini VDD Date: 4/1/2005 16:16:00, 3454656 bytes

    I know what you are going to say. You are going to tell me that directx 9.0c is already installed cause it says it. But its not. That is another thing i dont get. I cant install directx 9.0c fully, but it says i have it installed. I cant play any recent video games becuase of this problem. Please help me.Thanks in advance.

  2. SOcRatEs

    SOcRatEs TechSpot Paladin Posts: 966

    I don't think it will

    Check this link
    Dx info
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  3. Xxfat_boyxX26

    Xxfat_boyxX26 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    So where can i find this driver at and how do i install it correctly? Thanks for your help.
  4. SOcRatEs

    SOcRatEs TechSpot Paladin Posts: 966

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