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Windows 7: Need for Speed Most Wanted wont install on windows 7

21 Jan 2011   #1
chaosconstruct

Windows Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Need for Speed Most Wanted wont install on windows 7

greeting all

ive been trying to get Need for Speed Most Wanted to install on windows 7 64-bit but when i try it says i need direct x 9.0 to install it and the install terminates, i have 11 on my OS so i dont know what the problem is, does anyone know a way to get around this issue so i can install it?


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21 Jan 2011   #2
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Where did you get your copy of Need For Speed from?
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21 Jan 2011   #3
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Download and install this first (it will add/update any missing DirectX 9 and 10 files, and it won't affect DirectX 11),

Download details: DirectX End-User Runtimes (June 2010)

then try installing the game again.
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21 Jan 2011   #4
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

The reason I ask my question is because I've seen a few posts with issues for NFS and some of the copies have been less than
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23 Jan 2011   #5
dewking

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

just install on another machine with xp, copy the folder to your windows 7. it works for me
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