Directx9.0c will install but not show up in dxdiag

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hi everyone,
great site you have here. i have been reading a lot of the treads and posts and some good info here. i have a roblem with dx9.0c not working. i install it but when i run dxdiag its shows dx9.0b. i had trouble try to load nfs carbon. it would load the flash page i believe its called and then nothing would happen. i ran ea support and they said i need dx9.0c but i had 2 other games splinter cell chaos theory and hitman blood money running fine before this and they say that they need dx9.0c. anyway got really sick of it not working that i refomatted my c: drive. reloaded my games on and now nun of them will load. i have all the lastest drivers etc as i did read some of the dx problem threads but it still wont upgrade to 9.0c. here is some of my dxdiag test results. any help would be greatly appreciated.

Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2, v.2096 (2600.xpsp_sp2_rc1.040311-2315)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: GBT___
System Model: AWRDACPI
BIOS: Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) XP 2700+, MMX, 3DNow, ~2.2GHz
Memory: 1536MB RAM
Page File: 178MB used, 3256MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0b (4.09.0000.0903)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2096 32bit Unicode

DxDiag Notes
DirectX Files Tab: No problems found.
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: 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: RADEON 9550 (Omega 3.8.413)
Manufacturer: ATI Technologies Inc. (Omega 3.8.413)
Chip type: ATI Radeon Graphics Processor AGP (0x4153)
DAC type: Internal DAC(400MHz)
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_4153&SUBSYS_40501458&REV_00
Display Memory: 256.0 MB
Current Mode: 800 x 600 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor: Plug and Play Monitor
Monitor Max Res: 1600,1200
Driver Name: ati2dvag.dll
Driver Version: 6.14.0010.6719 (English)
DDI Version: 9 (or higher)
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
Driver Date/Size: 9/28/2007 08:06:54, 268800 bytes
WHQL Logo'd: n/a
WHQL Date Stamp: n/a
VDD: n/a
Mini VDD: ati2mtag.sys
Mini VDD Date: 9/28/2007 08:06:34, 2418688 bytes
Device Identifier: {D7B71EE2-0213-11CF-D76D-5A60A1C2CB35}
Vendor ID: 0x1002
Device ID: 0x4153
SubSys ID: 0x40501458
Revision ID: 0x0000
Revision ID: 0x0000
Video Accel: ModeMPEG2_C ModeMPEG2_D

I also read on 1 of the threads that sp2 had directx9.0c on it and i have it, so cant understand why it still shows ver. 9.0b
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