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Hey,

I just installed Windowns 7 Pro X64 and decided to install Black Ops to see how it performs. Problem is, when asked where to install the program, it directs it to the X86 programs folder... So I was wondering, do I let it install the game into the X86 folder, or manually direct it to "Programs" folder?

Thanks!
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Windows sends it to x86 folder because it is a 32-bit application. this will happen with many other programs. it is irrelevant to where yousend it to, it will work just the same
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Only 64 bit programs will default to the Program Files instead of the Program Files(x86). In the end though, it doesn't matter where you install it (could be C:/Battefield2isbetterthanthis ), just if you put it somewhere else then just make sure you remember lol.
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Windows sends it to x86 folder because it is a 32-bit application. this will happen with many other programs. it is irrelevant to where yousend it to, it will work just the same
Oh! So Black Ops is not 64-Bit? Interesting...
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Only 64 bit programs will default to the Program Files instead of the Program Files(x86). In the end though, it doesn't matter where you install it (could be C:/Battefield2isbetterthanthis ), just if you put it somewhere else then just make sure you remember lol.
Haha! Thanks, I'll just let it install whereever.
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Program Files (x86) is fine......i actually made a folder in it called games and install all in there just so it's easier to find
    
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Thanks guys but I'm having a little bit of trouble... Once I installed the game, it asked to install DX and "something something 2005" but they both errored out and I can't play the game as when I click on it, it says something about d3dx9_43.dll missing.

Any ideas?
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you'll need to reinstall direct x and visual c 2005 I think, after that you should be all set to go. They should be in a folder on the game disc.
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Black Ops still has DX9.0c dependencies, and you'll have to intall the ones it require. The game installer should have done the update itself. If you bought the DVD version of the game, browse it for a DX9 folder.
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