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3dmark Vantage issue...


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Jul 6, 2006
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System Name SINNAH
Processor AMD Phenom II x4 955 3.8ghz AIR
Motherboard ASUS M4A79XTD EVO
Cooling 3 fans of MADNESS
Memory 4GB ADATA XPG DDR3 1600G
Video Card(s) ATI 4890 1GB GDDR5 memory
Storage 500gb SATAII
Display(s) 23" 1080p Acer H233Hbmid
Case Antec Three Hundred
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply OCZ StealthXStream / 600W / Active PFC
Software Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Okay fresh install of windows 7 pro 64 bit edition.

i get an error message not letting me open Vantage.

"C:\windows\system32\d3dx10_36.dll is either not designed to run on windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vendor for support."

I tried replacing the Dll file no luck, reinstalled dx9c, no go...tried re-downloading the software from a different mirror and same thing.

thanks in advance.