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hi there people iam trying to change my video settings in counter strike source but in the bottom right corner it shows 0.0 for my direct x and cnat change my video settings because i start to have lag in gmaes ,need help thnx guys

i will attach a pic to see my problem
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what graphic's card do you have ?

have you got the drivers installed ?
    
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yeah i install the latest drivers form ati 6.8 version.
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Install DirectX update?
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post #5 of 11
hmmm well you might wana reinstall the drivers, also check to see if windows can see it

look under hardware manager, and then go to display adapter and see if your card is showing up

yeh also reinstall direct x
    
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post #6 of 11
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i install everything ,latest dx9 and the motherboard drivers and sound Everything and iam trying to put the max settings and it works but skips like crazy and stays still for minutes and then it moves all slow,but then in the video settings the directX9 appears something is wrong ..
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post #7 of 11
well if directx is saying theres something wrong, then as i said, try re installing it, something could have gotten corrupted first time you installed it.
    
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post #8 of 11
This is an issue with steam, very common for some reason. It happens to me. I have to force CSS to run in Dx9. Even forcing it, it starts in 1024 every time I boot up. Super annoying.

To fix this, go into the game parameters by right clicking on the game (CS:S) in the "games" menu in steam. Then select "properties". Then choose the button that is like "parameters" or somethign liek that. It should open a little text bar where you can type stuff. Type in "dxlevel -90" without the quotes. That should FORCE CS:S to go into dx 9.0
    
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post #9 of 11
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ok i will try that when i get home!!
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post #10 of 11
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wow thnx guys and espicially you k9 it work but i have a question do i need to type that everytime i have to play "-dxlevel 90" do i ?
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