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Taken from Technospot.net
"Directx 10 for XP is wanted from long time. An alpha version of it is available now. Alky Project has released a preview of Alky compatibility libraries for Microsoft DirectX 10 enabled games. This can be used for Windows Operating system other than Vista to play games which requires Directx 10. This project was aimed to make DirectX 10 compatible games to run on Non Vista operating systems."
http://www.technospot.net/blogs/down...-alky-project/

I'm not sure if this is news to everyone, I found it while trying to find some info for a member and he actually gave me my first Rep. Makes a fella wanna blush.
Then i thought this is potentially good news for a lot of people best to pass it on.
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post #2 of 53
Yeah, Im pretty sure this has been posted??
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yeah something similar has been posted.
but anyway,nice to know they still working to import dx10 to xp
    
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post #4 of 53
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Originally Posted by pang786 View Post
yeah something similar has been posted.
but anyway,nice to know they still working to import dx10 to xp
This will be a lot nicer with an executable. be interesting to see how well it works.
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post #5 of 53
Nice to see the project's moving along.
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Impressive, I actually thought this project was BS. Guess I was wrong.
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post #7 of 53
XD shame on all of you that brought vista hehe XP FTW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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post #8 of 53
as has been discussed MANY times before, this will be emulation and alot slower, just dual boot vista for dx10, simple
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post #9 of 53
"Jokes aside, there aren't any dx10 apps yet, except some demo apps. The first one to be expected is Halo 2 on April 24th afaik. The only thing is that MS has created some hype around dx10 recently. It would give us some nice publicity if the Halo 2 box states "Runs on Windows Vista and higher" and winehq.org says "Runs Halo 2 on Linux, MacOS, Windows XP and earlier"

http://www.winehq.org/?issue=325#DirectX%2010%20For%20SoC?

Wine will be the prefferred way to play directx 10 games on any OS.
    
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post #10 of 53
Yes but why dual boot thus having to pay for Vista when I can just run an emulation for free? It may be alittle slower but hey you get what you pay for.

I'm assuming this is legal or it wouldnt be posted here correct?
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