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Windows 7: 2 DirectX Installations in my system

01 Jun 2016   #1
Magnakai

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
2 DirectX Installations in my system

hi, after i completed windows setup & other drivers i checked that i had DirectX 11. then i installed a program requiring DirectX 10. i thought it would skip DirectX 10 install but it proceeded anyway, and i am sure it wrote to my disk. when i checked dxdiag, my version is still 11, but i am sure something was installed.

is it possible that 2 versions of files can exist on a system, and if so, is it possible for me to find the location and manually remove DirectX 10? and would u recommend this?


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02 Jun 2016   #2
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

If you installed a program that required DirectX 10, then that is why it is there. Yes, multiple versions can exist together. Some programs require DirectX 9 even.
I would leave it alone, lest you start having issues with the program you installed.
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10 Jun 2016   #3
Magnakai

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Alright, thanks for the reply.
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