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Offline thompson10

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DLL Error
« on: January 18, 2017, 05:26:39 AM »
Please help, got a "d3dx9_34.dll is either not designed to run on windows or it contains an error", error.  I tried reinstalling. I tried using the Direct X end user run time updater.  Running Crysis Wars v.1.5.0 and MWLL v 0.8.0.   Windows 10 64-bit, Direct X 12.  I am not very familiar with how to fix this, so again any help is appreciated.  Thanks!


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Re: DLL Error
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2017, 09:43:05 AM »
You've got to tick the "Force DirectX 9 Mode" box in the launcher.

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Re: DLL Error
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2017, 09:45:14 AM »
Hello Thompson10,
welcome to the forums.

This game/mod really uses either DX9 or DX10
This can be selected on the provided launcher.
Further a 32bit or 64bit client can be run (yes the game is this old ;) )

Could You try if switching DX to 9 or 10 changes anything?

The DX12 shipped with W10 maybe breaks some legacy support, and we well might be one?

There are more knowledgeable players to address You shortly, and they most certainly will ask You the same?
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Re: DLL Error
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2017, 02:28:11 AM »
I tried to launch with forcing direct x 9 and all the other options in the launcher, nothing seemed to fix the issue.  Wondering if the new 8.2 release will fix this

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Re: DLL Error
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2017, 12:00:18 PM »
You should be using 0.8.2 already.

Anyway, since this is clearly a dx problem, you might need to try a different dx installer. It sounds like whatever it installed previously is broken.
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