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Windows 7: DirectX Web Installer failed?

21 Oct 2010   #1
HeadsUp

win 7 ultimate
 
 
DirectX Web Installer failed?

Direct X web installer failed to install in windows 7 ultimate?
"An internal system error occurred. Please refer to DXError.log and DirectX.log in your windows folder to determine the problem." I can't find these in my windows folder

What was the reason of me trying to install the web installer well it was because i wanted to play my new game fallout3 and that came with a error " THE PROGRAM CAN'T START BECAUSE XINPUT1_3.DLL IS MISSING FROM YOUR COMPUTER. TRY REINSTALLING THE PROGRAM TO FIX THIS PROBLEM. and from doing some googling i have not found any solution just a bunch of contradictions.

I am hoping someone can help me out windows 7 has been a night mare for me


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22 Oct 2010   #2
alphanumeric
Microsoft MVP

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64 bit
 
 

Try this version > Download details: DirectX End-User Runtimes (February 2010) < its the full verison that you can install locally.
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22 Oct 2010   #3
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

alpha why not the June redistributable ?

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

HeadsUp if it helps any it isn't you, the web installer has been buggy for a lot of people for a long time. It either works or it doesn't (I've had it work one update, and not the next over the years).
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23 Oct 2010   #4
alphanumeric
Microsoft MVP

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64 bit
 
 

Ops, Google linked me to the FEB 2010 version and it looked new enough that I just assumed it was the latest. My bad.
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