Re: D3DX9_27.DLL Dreamfall Game DirectX 9 Install Problems
"Emma" <Emma@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I posted this question at another forum as well and attempted to contact
> game creators for help but they've not responded.
> I'm new to Vista (Home Premium, 32 bit) and have a few questions, this one
> involving a problem running the PC game, Dreamfall: The Longest Journey.
> I purchased a download of this game from The Adventure Company website.
> went well with the install until asked if I wanted to install DirectX 9.0.
> chose to knowing that I have DirectX 10 on this system but had the
> error message:
> "Unble to execute File:
> C:\programflile\?can'treadmyownwriting?\dreamfall\ directx
> Create process failed; code 740.
> The requested operation requires elevation."
> Then, when attempting to run the game, I get a message saying that
> D3DX9_27.DLL can't be found. The DX9 folder located in the Dreamfall
> is empty.
> I uninstalled and reinstalled during which I snooped in the DirectX 9
> (Dreamfall program files, directx folder) and found the missing .dll file
> copied it to an empty folder in my documents prior to asking it to install
> DX9 of which the install again failed (and the DX folder emptied).
> I tried pasting the missing .dll into the Dreamfall folder and up came
> another error message when trying to run the game.
> I read that one could either paste d3dx9_27.dll into the sys32 folder or
> download & install DX9 from the Microsoft website but I'm scared to do so
> case either of these solutions screws up DX 10.
> Any help would be much appreciated.
> Thank You,
Vista doesn't come with some of the DirectX 9 files, you can get them from
just follow the links to download the
latest DirectX. You'll get a little file called dxwebsetup.exe, run that on
your system. Once it's finished you can run Dreamfall, and other Dx9 games,