got directx9 but my card doesnt support it

  pinka 12:31 15 Jan 2003
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  pinka 12:31 15 Jan 2003

anyone know how to either remove dx9 or overwrite it with 8.1b ive tried just downloading dx8.1b but it wont work always leaves dx9 , can anyone help

  nightporter 12:37 15 Jan 2003

The DirectX 9.0 runtime cannot be uninstalled. We recommend Windows Me and Windows XP users create a "System Restore" point before installing.

  pinka 12:40 15 Jan 2003

i take it the only way is to reformat my hard drive and start again .

  instant^mash 12:40 15 Jan 2003

You can use system restore if your OS has it,
or try this -

click here

But it doesn't matter that your card isn't dx9 as no games/apps are either!

  pinka 12:58 15 Jan 2003

ive downloaded the program as ive tried system restore but it wont let me as it says no changes were made , uninstaller asks where I386 directory of my windows cd is stored , any ideas as my file search didnt pull it up.

  instant^mash 13:03 15 Jan 2003

Unless dx9 is causing you problems with stability etc. I would simply leave it - M$ will sooner rather than later release an updated version anyway, hence dx8.1 + 8.1b.

To clarify, I havn't used the dx9 uninstaller - I did install dx9 but I had to re-install my OS for a different prob. so it whent anyway

:)TC

  pinka 13:12 15 Jan 2003

ill just do the same , it is causing me a few problems when running games , but i got a new graphics card and cd-rw to install within the next 2 weeks so ill just reinstall os when i do them , cheers.
pinka

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