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Downgrading DirectX

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    The Deep South
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Downgrading DirectX


    Is it possible to downgrade from DirectX 11 on Windows 8?

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    Windows 8 Pro x64


    To what?
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  3. #3


    The Deep South
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit


    Probably DirectX 9.0
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    No need to downgrade, if something is not completely compatible with Dx 11 you can run Dx 9 installation and it will ad some files without ruining 11.
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    The Deep South
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit


    Okay, thanks guys!
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    Posts : 112
    Windows 8 Pro x64


    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    No need to downgrade, if something is not completely compatible with Dx 11 you can run Dx 9 installation and it will ad some files without ruining 11.
    +1 Exactly! Did the same thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Maverick View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    No need to downgrade, if something is not completely compatible with Dx 11 you can run Dx 9 installation and it will ad some files without ruining 11.
    +1 Exactly! Did the same thing.
    Yeah, that's why some games come with Dx9 installation even knowing that is going to be used with Dx10 or 11. but may also need to ad or change something to Dx to make their SW run. Don't worry if that games installation ask to install lower Dx, it will not ruin anything, if all is right it will not change anything.
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