Originally Posted by ranseed
Hmmmm alright thanks. I was under the impression it was supposed to say both in dxdiag and that you needed to have directx9 because not all the files were included in 11. I was having some problems with an older game so I thought that was it.
As others have mentioned, Windows 7 includes DirectX 9.
However, I usually install the latest DirectX 9.0c redistributable package just to make sure everything is up to date. It is 96 MB.