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Hey all,

I've just downloaded the Dirt demo, but it won't run on both Vista and XP.. on Vista it sort of starts but only runs as a process in the background, and on Xp i get a missing D3d dll error.. altough I have the latest DX9 version.. (even downloaded it again to be sure)

So, what's up with this? is my videocard (X850XT) not compatible or is it something else?

Thanks!
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Hey all,

I've just downloaded the Dirt demo, but it won't run on both Vista and XP.. on Vista it sort of starts but only runs as a process in the background, and on Xp i get a missing D3d dll error.. altough I have the latest DX9 version.. (even downloaded it again to be sure)

So, what's up with this? is my videocard (X850XT) not compatible or is it something else?

Thanks!
where did you download the demo from?

the gamespot ones have be known to have problems

if so, try downloading it again from either the codemasters site, or gamershell
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or fileplanet.

i got mine from there and it works fine.
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Sorry bud, you don't meet the minimum system requirements. It requires a SM3.0 graphics card to run.
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yea I got it from Gamershell.. I tried gamespot at first but it would only download at 11k, so it would take 2 days or so -.-

edit: oh, a sm 3 card.. damn, I really gotta upgrade then sometime this summer
well, thanks anyways.
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Ah that sucks that you need Shader 3.0,To bad they dont support both 2.0 and 3.0
 
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just tried this game out, its pretty ****ing badass but I can only play it on medium quality
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wow, i run it on high everythings looks way better than medium ...
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