How to roll back to DirectX 9.0c from DirectX 10 for Windows XP

By Grim4th
Sep 5, 2010
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  1. Hello all who having issues i found a cool way and simple way how to fix this issue with out reformatting your PC... here a few things you might like about this

    1st your need find the regedit in your windows xp click on start button and then run type in regedit wait till it loads

    look for a thread like this one

    Navigate to this key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DirectX

    Change the value of version from ’′ to ’′.

    Now run the DirectX installer.”

    then your done and oh ya before i forget

    goto your C:/Windows/System 32 and delete the D3DX10_43.dll files if u have any

    then you can reboot plus you can check after wards if u have 9.0c installed go find in your C:/Windows/System 32 a program named dxdiag.exe i hope i help solve your problem
  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    You chose this for your first post. Did you follow the guides for new members?
  3. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +422

    Unless you got your DX10 from the unofficial Alky Project you won't have DX10 on your XP system...

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