dxdiag no longer works

  karl1483 19:54 15 Aug 2004
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i have recently tried to run dxdiag and it will not work.i have an athlon 2600+ with 512dd,r 9800pro graphics,and win xp home with sp2.anyone any ideas.when it does starts it gets as far a analizing directinput info then just freezes.

  Diodorus Siculus 19:59 15 Aug 2004

Could be a bug with DirectX and SP2...

  stalion 20:00 15 Aug 2004

are you useing norton?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:05 15 Aug 2004

have you allow acess to the internet? it could be being blocked by the firewall.

  VoG II 20:15 15 Aug 2004

I've just tried (XP Home, SP2). It didn't freeze but the hard drive kept chuntering away as if it was stuck in a loop. Left it for 15 minutes then exited. Had to end the process in Task Manager to completely stop it. So it does look like a bug.

  stalion 20:19 15 Aug 2004

try running a disk check to see if it finds any problems

  powerless 20:19 15 Aug 2004

It works fine here.

It all loads and I can test it.

  karl1483 20:22 15 Aug 2004

not running norton useing zone alarm had a look at program permisions and dxdiag not there,useing dx9 version c.any other ideas.sorry seems to be working now bizzare it just takes an age to give info

  karl1483 20:25 15 Aug 2004

stalion you say run a disk check what do you mean,disk defrag ??????????

  stalion 20:29 15 Aug 2004

no, disk check.click on my computer select your drive,right click,properties,tools and select check the volume for errors,tick the box and reboot windows will do the check on boot up

  stalion 20:30 15 Aug 2004

no, disk check.click on my computer select your drive,right click,properties,tools and select check the volume for errors,tick the box and reboot windows will do the check on boot up

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