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Microsoft Windows Vista DirectX 11 update

Discussion in 'Frontpage news' started by Guru3D News, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. Guru3D News

    Guru3D News Ancient Guru

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    Microsoft issued two patches allowing Windows vista 32 and 64-bit user to update their DirectX towards DX11 with Compute Shader capability. Overview - The Windows Graphics Imaging and XPS Library contain...

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  2. chaotic1

    chaotic1 Ancient Guru

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    installer encountered a problem , data of this type not supported . wtf ?
     
  3. deltatux

    deltatux Ancient Guru

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    that's a new one. I got no issues here.

    Be sure to have Windows Vista SP2 before applying this patch.

    deltatux
     
  4. chaotic1

    chaotic1 Ancient Guru

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    i have vista sp2 installed lol
     

  5. zipper

    zipper Maha Guru

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    Confirmed, never seen before.
     
  6. Funky Doodle

    Funky Doodle Master Guru

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    i had an update yesterday, platform update, so this is the same? cause i have the same - installer encountered a problem , data of this type not supported!
     
  7. Jae-So

    Jae-So Ancient Guru

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    ^ me too
     
  8. mitzi76

    mitzi76 Ancient Guru

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    aye me as well...thought i was up-to-date. my dx version says ten still even though i did install the dx11 download that hilbert put in the news section awhile back.
     
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  9. getsuga12

    getsuga12 Ancient Guru

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    so for those of us who already have directx 11 installed on our vistas, is this necessary?
     
  10. chaotic1

    chaotic1 Ancient Guru

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    this is the latest version i think , newer than what was posted a few weeks ago
     

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    ndude555 Member Guru

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    Looking around the web, this download is the Platform Update that was available yesterday through windows update.
     
  12. MM10X

    MM10X Ancient Guru

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    trying this when i get home. :)

    i wonder, is there any IQ difference on DX10 cards in DX10 or DX11 apps?
     
  13. Kohlendioxidus

    Kohlendioxidus Maha Guru

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    the same to me too, what is this...Micro****?:bang:
     
  14. RKOver

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    I have a question. Because I don't have anything installed, could I just install this then I'm ready to utilize DX11 games on my Vista Ultimate?
     
  15. F1refly

    F1refly Ancient Guru

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    is the W7 dx11 different or are they cross compatable?
     

  16. chaotic1

    chaotic1 Ancient Guru

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    if it installs i would say yes , somebody confirm this ?
     
  17. Funky Doodle

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    mby u already have it, don't u think, i mean through windows update?
     
  18. chaotic1

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    and how do you check ? , dxdiag does not say what version of dx11 it is
     
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    F1refly Ancient Guru

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    i thought WU doesnt update DX cause games and 3d apps already come with the version required so technically it really doesnt matter if you manually install it or not, the games will
     
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