Updating direct draw
Slide the "Hardware Acceleration" option to "Full."Run Windows Update from the Control Panel to install updates for Direct X 11, available on Windows versions dating back to Vista.On Windows 8, Windows Update is the only method to update Direct X 11.I have reinstalled Direct X again once in VGA standard mode, updated the video drivers to v8.5, reinstalled Direct X again with the ATI drivers, but it didn't help.I have the feeling that the update of Direct X may have screwed something, but what and how to fix it ?This offline installer includes every update to Direct X 9 and will reinstall over your existing copy, potentially fixing its problems.Update your video drivers either through Windows Update or by downloading drivers from the Nvidia, ATI or Intel website, depending on your graphics hardware.VMR7 is available, can be selected and it's working fine in apps like Prog DVB and MPC - MPC-HC.Of course, the idea is not to reinstall from scratch. Of course you could beat your head against the wall for another month if you want.
Read the "Notes" box to learn about any errors with Direct3D.
Direct X 9 installs and runs separately from Direct X 11, and many games require it even on systems with Direct X 11 installed.
Install the June 2010 version of Direct X 9 (link in Resources) if the Web Installer reports you already have an up to date version but you continue to have trouble with Direct X 9 applications.
Even if the Direct X diagnostic reports no issues, try updating Direct X and your video drivers anyway, as it might solve the problem.
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