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Rome total war problem with directx 9

By smartass85
Jun 1, 2006
  1. I have tried to load rome total war, but every time I try to start it up, a message comes up saying I don't have directx 9, but I have downloaded it multiple times....any suggestions?
     
  2. lvl3nerd

    lvl3nerd TS Rookie

    Try to delete directx 9 by going to control panel and then going to add and remove programs and then reinstall it, REBOOT right after install
     
  3. RMJF

    RMJF TS Rookie

    Rome Toal War Problems Installing Direct X

    I am having problems installing direct as well. A message comes up saying I don't have directx 9, in the dxdiag box it tells me thereare no prblems and this comes up (well its too many characters so I've shorten it):

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    System Information

    Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)
    Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
    System Manufacturer: Compaq
    System Model: Evo N610c (DD502A#ABU)
    BIOS: 68P4F v2.49 F.0C
    Processor: Mobile Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 - M CPU 2.00GHz
    Memory: 256MB RAM
    Page File: 104MB used, 513MB available
    Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
    DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
    DX Setup Parameters: Not found
    DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode

    ------------
    DxDiag Notes
    ------------
    DirectX Files Tab: No problems found.
    Display Tab 1: The system is using the generic video driver. Please install video driver provided by the hardware manufacturer. Direct3D functionality not available. You should verify that the driver is a final version from the hardware manufacturer.
    Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
    Music Tab: No problems found.
    Input Tab: No problems found.
    Network Tab: No problems found.

    --------------------
    DirectX Debug Levels
    --------------------
    Direct3D: 0/4 (n/a)
    DirectDraw: 0/4 (retail)
    DirectInput: 0/5 (n/a)
    DirectMusic: 0/5 (n/a)
    DirectPlay: 0/9 (retail)
    DirectSound: 0/5 (retail)
    DirectShow: 0/6 (retail)

    ---------------
    Display Devices
    ---------------
    Card name:
    Manufacturer:
    Chip type:
    DAC type:
    Device Key: Enum\
    Display Memory: n/a
    Current Mode: 1024 x 768 (32 bit) (1Hz)
    Monitor:
    Monitor Max Res:
    Driver Name: vga.dll
    Driver Version: 5.01.2600.0000 (English)
    DDI Version: unknown
    Driver Attributes: Final Retail
    Driver Date/Size: 8/4/2004 13:00:00, 9344 bytes
    WHQL Logo'd: Yes
    WHQL Date Stamp: n/a
    VDD: n/a
    Mini VDD: vga.sys
    Mini VDD Date: 8/4/2004 13:00:00, 20992 bytes
    Device Identifier: {D7B70EE0-4340-11CF-B063-282AAEC2C835}
    Vendor ID: 0x0000
    Device ID: 0x0000
    SubSys ID: 0x00000000
    Revision ID: 0x0000
    Revision ID: 0x0000
    Video Accel:
    Deinterlace Caps: n/a
    Registry: OK
    DDraw Status: Not Available
    D3D Status: Not Available
    AGP Status: Not Available


    -------------
    Sound Devices
    -------------
    Description: Intel(r) Integrated Audio
    Default Sound Playback: Yes
    Default Voice Playback: Yes
    Hardware ID: PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2485&SUBSYS_00B70E11&REV_02
    Manufacturer ID: 1
    Product ID: 100
    Type: WDM
    Driver Name: ac97intc.sys
    Driver Version: 5.10.0000.3523 (English)
    Driver Attributes: Final Retail
    WHQL Logo'd: Yes
    Date and Size: 8/17/2001 13:20:04, 96256 bytes
    Other Files:
    Driver Provider: Microsoft
    HW Accel Level: Full
    Cap Flags: 0xB5B
    Min/Max Sample Rate: 48000, 48000
    Static/Strm HW Mix Bufs: 1, 0
    Static/Strm HW 3D Bufs: 0, 0
    HW Memory: 0
    Voice Management: No
    EAX(tm) 2.0 Listen/Src: No, No
    I3DL2(tm) Listen/Src: No, No
    Sensaura(tm) ZoomFX(tm): No
    Registry: OK
    Sound Test Result: Not run

    ---------------------
    Sound Capture Devices
    ---------------------
    Description: Intel(r) Integrated Audio
    Default Sound Capture: Yes
    Default Voice Capture: Yes
    Driver Name: ac97intc.sys
    Driver Version: 5.10.0000.3523 (English)
    Driver Attributes: Final Retail
    Date and Size: 8/17/2001 13:20:04, 96256 bytes
    Cap Flags: 0x41
    Format Flags: 0xCCC

    -----------
    DirectMusic
    -----------
    DLS Path: C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\drivers\GM.DLS
    DLS Version: 1.00.0016.0002
    Acceleration: n/a
    Ports: Microsoft Synthesizer, Software (Not Kernel Mode), Output, DLS, Internal, Default Port
    Intel(r) Integrated Audio, Software (Kernel Mode), Output, DLS, Internal
    Microsoft MIDI Mapper [Emulated], Hardware (Not Kernel Mode), Output, No DLS, Internal
    Microsoft GS Wavetable SW Synth [Emulated], Hardware (Not Kernel Mode), Output, No DLS, Internal
    Registry: OK
    Test Result: Not run

    -------------------
    DirectInput Devices
    -------------------
    Device Name: Mouse
    Attached: 1
    Controller ID: n/a
    Vendor/Product ID: n/a
    FF Driver: n/a


    -----------
    USB Devices
    -----------
    + USB Root Hub
    | Vendor/Product ID: 0x1033, 0x0035
    | Matching Device ID: usb\root_hub
    | Service: usbhub
    | Driver: usbhub.sys, 8/4/2004 13:00:00, 57600 bytes
    | Driver: usbd.sys, 8/4/2004 13:00:00, 4736 bytes

    ----------------
    Gameport Devices
    ----------------

    ------------
    PS/2 Devices
    ------------
    + Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
    | Matching Device ID: *pnp0303
    | Service: i8042prt
    | Driver: i8042prt.sys, 8/4/2004 13:00:00, 52736 bytes
    | Driver: kbdclass.sys, 8/4/2004 13:00:00, 24576 bytes
    |
    + Terminal Server Keyboard Driver
    | Matching Device ID: root\rdp_kbd
    | Upper Filters: kbdclass
    | Service: TermDD
    | Driver: termdd.sys, 8/4/2004 02:01:08, 40840 bytes
    | Driver: kbdclass.sys, 8/4/2004 13:00:00, 24576 bytes
    |
    + PS/2 Compatible Mouse
    | Matching Device ID: *pnp0f13
    | Service: i8042prt
    | Driver: i8042prt.sys, 8/4/2004 13:00:00, 52736 bytes
    | Driver: mouclass.sys, 8/4/2004 13:00:00, 23040 bytes
    |
    + Terminal Server Mouse Driver
    | Matching Device ID: root\rdp_mou
    | Upper Filters: mouclass
    | Service: TermDD
    | Driver: termdd.sys, 8/4/2004 02:01:08, 40840 bytes
    | Driver: mouclass.sys, 8/4/2004 13:00:00, 23040 bytes

    ----------------------------
    DirectPlay Service Providers
    ----------------------------
    DirectPlay8 Modem Service Provider - Registry: OK, File: dpnet.dll (5.03.2600.2180)
    DirectPlay8 Serial Service Provider - Registry: OK, File: dpnet.dll (5.03.2600.2180)
    DirectPlay8 IPX Service Provider - Registry: OK, File: dpnet.dll (5.03.2600.2180)
    DirectPlay8 TCP/IP Service Provider - Registry: OK, File: dpnet.dll (5.03.2600.2180)
    Internet TCP/IP Connection For DirectPlay - Registry: OK, File: dpwsockx.dll (5.03.2600.2180)
    IPX Connection For DirectPlay - Registry: OK, File: dpwsockx.dll (5.03.2600.2180)
    Modem Connection For DirectPlay - Registry: OK, File: dpmodemx.dll (5.03.2600.2180)
    Serial Connection For DirectPlay - Registry: OK, File: dpmodemx.dll (5.03.2600.2180)

    DirectPlay Voice Wizard Tests: Full Duplex: Not run, Half Duplex: Not run, Mic: Not run
    DirectPlay Test Result: Not run
    Registry: OK

    -------------------
    DirectPlay Adapters
    -------------------
    DirectPlay8 Modem Service Provider: Lucent Win Modem
    DirectPlay8 Serial Service Provider: COM1
    DirectPlay8 Serial Service Provider: COM4
    DirectPlay8 TCP/IP Service Provider: MS TCP Loopback interface - IPv4 -

    -----------------------
    DirectPlay Voice Codecs
    -----------------------
    Voxware VR12 1.4kbit/s
    Voxware SC06 6.4kbit/s
    Voxware SC03 3.2kbit/s
    MS-PCM 64 kbit/s
    MS-ADPCM 32.8 kbit/s
    Microsoft GSM 6.10 13 kbit/s
    TrueSpeech(TM) 8.6 kbit/s

    -------------------------
    DirectPlay Lobbyable Apps
    -------------------------

    ------------------------
    Disk & DVD/CD-ROM Drives
    ------------------------
    Drive: C:
    Free Space: 17.8 GB
    Total Space: 28.6 GB
    File System: NTFS
    Model: HITACHI_DK23EA-30

    Drive: D:
    Model: COMPAQ DVD-ROM DRN8080B
    Driver: c:\windows\system32\drivers\cdrom.sys, 5.01.2600.2180 (English), 8/4/2004 13:00:00, 49536 bytes

    --------------
    System Devices
    --------------
    Name: Intel(R) 82801CAM LPC Interface Controller - 248C
    Device ID: PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_248C&SUBSYS_00000000&REV_02\3&61AAA01&0&F8
    Driver: C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\isapnp.sys, 5.01.2600.0000 (English), 8/4/2004 13:00:00, 35840 bytes

    Name: Intel(R) 82801CAM Ultra ATA Storage Controller-248A
    Device ID: PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_248A&SUBSYS_00B70E11&REV_02\3&61AAA01&0&F9
    Driver: C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\intelide.sys, 5.01.2600.2180 (English), 8/4/2004 13:00:00, 5504 bytes
    Driver: C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\pciidex.sys, 5.01.2600.2180 (English), 8/4/2004 13:00:00, 25088 bytes
    Driver: C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\atapi.sys, 5.01.2600.2180 (English), 8/4/2004 13:00:00, 95360 bytes

    Name: Intel(r) 82801CA/CAM AC'97 Audio Controller
    Device ID: PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2485&SUBSYS_00B70E11&REV_02\3&61AAA01&0&FD
    Driver: C:\WINDOWS\system32\ksuser.dll, 5.03.2600.2180 (English), 8/4/2004 01:56:44, 4096 bytes
    Driver: C:\WINDOWS\system32\ksproxy.ax, 5.03.2600.2180 (English), 8/4/2004 01:56:58, 130048 bytes
    Driver: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\ks.sys, 5.03.2600.2180 (English), 8/4/2004 00:15:22, 140928 bytes
    Driver: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\drmk.sys, 5.01.2600.2180 (English), 8/4/2004 00:08:00, 60288 bytes
    Driver: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\portcls.sys, 5.01.2600.2180 (English), 8/4/2004 00:15:50, 145792 bytes
    Driver: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\stream.sys, 5.03.2600.2180 (English), 8/4/2004 00:08:04, 48640 bytes
    Driver: C:\WINDOWS\system32\wdmaud.drv, 5.01.2600.2180 (English), 8/4/2004 13:00:00, 23552 bytes
    Driver: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\ac97intc.sys, 5.10.0000.3523 (English), 8/17/2001 13:20:04, 96256 bytes

    Name: Intel(R) 82801 PCI Bridge - 2448
    Device ID: PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2448&SUBSYS_00000000&REV_42\3&61AAA01&0&F0
    Driver: C:\WINDOWS\system32\DRIVERS\pci.sys, 5.01.2600.2180 (English), 8/4/2004 13:00:00, 68224 bytes


    Any Ideas????
     
  4. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 3,556

    "Display Tab 1: The system is using the generic video driver. Please install video driver provided by the hardware manufacturer. Direct3D functionality not available. You should verify that the driver is a final version from the hardware manufacturer."


    You need to install your video driver.
     
  5. beef_jerky4104

    beef_jerky4104 Banned Posts: 1,094

  6. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 3,556

  7. fatman218

    fatman218 TS Rookie

    well ive downloaded rome total war then my system crash so i rebooted my computer so i had to install it again but it starts to download and gets like 10% in then says new directx 9.0c data error cyclic rundancy check but ive download directx like 1000 times for real its starting to make me real mad im at the point im going to kill my computer im runing windows xp and got all and more of the reqiremts so help plz fast and it gets to this and stops rome-total war/directx/managed/dx.cad and stops and the ni get that error up top
     
  8. too human

    too human TS Rookie

    i dont have direct x on my pc but when i try and download direct x it says that i have an updated version. but when i install games it says i dont have direct x. what do i do?
     
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