Updating directx 9
Apply the latest service pack or platform update which may be offered to your system. You can search for Direct X from the Microsoft Download Center.
You can also manually download and apply the update package that updates Direct X to the latest version for your operating system. The Direct X End-User Runtime Web Installer will install the Direct X files your computer is missing.
Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers. You can download the "Direct X end user runtimes" from Microsofts website.
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Some applications and games require Direct X 9 for PC.
Direct X 11.1 is supported in Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012.
Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 will support and come installed with Direct X 11.2. If you think you are facing problems with your Direct X installation or finding it difficult in getting a game or movie to play properly on your Windows PC, you might want to run the Direct X Diagnostic Tool.Anand Khanse is the Admin of The Windows Club.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP.