Originally Posted by Limes
Just curious, this has been bugging me for quite a while. If I download the latest version of DirectX and then install a game onto my computer thats "older" and it installs DX, does DX get downgraded or do useless files get installed?
AFAIK it doesn't. I think what happens is DX11, DX10 aren't the same as DX9 so a lot of times a game has to install DX9. When and If another game installs another DX9 version the new one runs. Don't quote me , but this is how I understand it. I could of course be wrong