Is DirectX 8.0a..... 8.1?

  Mr Anderson 12:17 23 Jun 03
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Being told to download DX8.1 for ME and all I can find is 8.0a and 9.0.

I dont want 9.0 as my graphics card wont support it.

Cheers

  Jester2K II 12:21 23 Jun 03

I think that 8.1 is different to 8.0a - however it doesn't matter if your card doesn't support DX 9 it'll still work. My card isn't DX 9 and DX 9.0a works fine...

8.0a is not the same as 8.1 or 8.1b , both are available from microsoft.

dx9 will do yo no harm even if your card doesnt completely support all the new features.

  Mr Anderson 12:51 23 Jun 03

I really need 8.1.
I tried 9.0 before and my computer didnt like it at all.

I have looked on the MS site but there are so many different types im not sure which one is 8.1.

click here

dx8.1b for 98/me

  Agent Smith 13:14 23 Jun 03

click here I found this site goes straight to a download.

  Stuartli 13:21 23 Jun 03

It's generally the case that you can't uninstall DirectX, but there's another thread describing a means to do this.

However, a search has failed to turn it up - perhaps someone who contributed could point you in its direction....?

  Mr Anderson 17:49 23 Jun 03

Cheers All.
That should do the trick.

Now time to save my pennies and get rid of that old voodoo.

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