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should i install DX9 with 3dMark06 installation in Vista 64bit ?

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wolf2009

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as the title says, is it necessary to install dx9 as vista already has dx10 .

i didn't install dx9 whileinstalling 3dmark , and now its not running , says some dx9 file is missing.

there was an article that by installing dx9 , dx10 will not work or something .

 

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It won't hurt anything...I installed the most recent DX9 release (Mar 08, iirc), it'll update the DX9 area of Vista...won't affect DX10/10.1. At least that's how I understand it from my experience in Vista and DX9/10.

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I didn`t notice any difference. Is it a recent copy of 3d mark ?
 
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It'll be fine. Wont mess anything up. I have the latest DX9 installed and can play DX10 just fine. It cant overwrite DX10 dll's if there isnt any for DX9 to overwrite. :)