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how do i update DirectX

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  1. ddkakani

    ddkakani Thread Starter

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    hi i have got i new game called Tom clancy's Splinter cell Double agent . It needs DirectX9.0c and i have DirectX9.0b ,so i have a problem updating the DirectX software . I tried downloading DirectX9.0c and installing it but it says the components are installed and ready to use but when i look in Dxdiag it shows that i still have DirectX9.0b
    plz can u help me in solving this problem ?????????
     
  2. neofan3

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    The easy way is to install through "windows update"; unless you have win98 or 95.
     
  3. ddkakani

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    i have windows xp professional
     
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    Oh. Then I don't know. I use win98/win2k pro. For win2k, I used windows update. For win98, I used installer, it is a little tricky but sorry I don't remember exactly what I did. It seems like there are 2 kinds of directX installers and only one of them works.
     
  5. ddkakani

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    so it means that u dont have solutions to my problem???
     
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  7. neofan3

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    win98 is old and MS stopped windows update that's why I had to use installer. XP is newer than win2k so it should have windows update; but then again, I have not use XP so I can not say.
     
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