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Solved Looking for name of file download from Windows

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by Wallenberg, Sep 14, 2018.

  1. Wallenberg

    Wallenberg Thread Starter

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    The subject of this thread reflects the fact that I originally could not remember the name "DirectX Runtime".

    I tried to install and run a new version of Media Player Classic - Home Cinema and it warned me that I needed to download "DirectX Runtime" from the Windows Download Center.

    This has happened to me in the past with another app and I have downloaded a file that appeared to be "DirectX Runtime". But I could never get it to install correctly.

    I previously switched to Windows Media Player. But I really don't like it and I'd like to know if anyone may be able to suggest a reason why I could never seem to get it to install on my PC successfully?


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  2. Triple6

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    Once you download the DirectX Run-time I think it creates folder with the actual real installer in the C: drive, go there and run the setup/installation.
     
  3. Wallenberg

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    Thank you Triple6. I am marking this thread "Solved" now.
     
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