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I just downloaded the drivers for my video card. I was wondering if I needed to download directx ?

If so please give me a link
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Directx is part of windows and will automatically be installed.

Run a windows update to get the latest version.

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Assuming you've run the update service after installing Windows, you should have the latest version (Directx 11) preinstalled.
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Originally Posted by compuman145 View Post
Directx is part of windows and will automatically be installed.

Run a windows update to get the latest version.

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Be aware, though, older games (through Steam) will often automatically start installing older versions of DX.

And OpenGL frequently screws up for me, due to wierd combinations of lackluster Win updates and drivers.
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Yes, I would always download the latest redistribute of DirectX directly from Microsoft.
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