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post #1 of 12
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Hi,

Dirt 2 is stuck in directx 9 mode. I cannot enable DirectX 11. Also, post processing is stuck in medium. I cannot set it any higher. Also, some other settings are stuck only in high and will not go to ultra. How do I fix this?
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Go to documents - my games - dirt2 - hardware settings.

There should be two config files there. Open the first one and make sure that the "forcedirectx9" is set to false.

Then, the second file has a setting of "dx11=" make sure that this is set to true.
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It did not work. Does anyone have another idea? Other DX11 games work and run in DX11.
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is it the demo or the full fame also if you can select ultra(dx11) it is on i wil look what my pros... is
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post #5 of 12
Stop playing it on a console! J/K. Maybe try drivers?
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post #6 of 12
Delete both your hardware_settings_config and your hardware_settings_info files in your Dirt2 / Hardware Settings folder. Restart the game.

No harm will be done, I promise. Once you restart, the game will make two new config files and you can go from there.
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reinstall Directx?
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post #8 of 12
wait for dirt3 lol jk
delete the config file and it should reset
or just reinstall the game
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post #9 of 12
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I tried reinstalling the game, deleting the hardware config and info files and still no dx11. I think it has something to do with post processing being stuck at medium. Any ideas on how to allow post processing to go above medium? Other games run at dx11, so I don't think it is a problem with my DirectX install.
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post #10 of 12
Reformat.
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