Error Message: Please install directx9 compatible sound card

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8 years ago#1
I'm using a sound card that has work fine with all of the current pc games: Sound Blaster Audigyy 2 ZS. Evidentally there are other people having the same problem and are using top-of-the-line cards. Does Anyone know how this can be fixed or bypassed until there is a patch or something?
8 years ago#2
Looks like it only happens with people that have separate sound cards, while it doesn't occur with integrated.
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8 years ago#3

Kokuei05 posted...
Looks like it only happens with people that have separate sound cards, while it doesn't occur with integrated.
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Nope, that guess doesn't work. Tried two different systems with different boards, both with integrated sound and both have the directx9c error

8 years ago#4
Well, after it gives me that error message, it continues on with the game up through the intro. cinematic comeplete with sound. It's after the intro, during the load screens when it freezes.
8 years ago#5
That happens exactly on one of the systems I tried it on, the other shortly after the DX9c error it keeps going for a little bit then gives a general failure and asks to send a report to microsoft.
8 years ago#6

bootytuna posted...
Well, after it gives me that error message, it continues on with the game up through the intro. cinematic comeplete with sound. It's after the intro, during the load screens when it freezes.

Excactly the same here.

8 years ago#7
Caloulol posted...

bootytuna posted...
Well, after it gives me that error message, it continues on with the game up through the intro. cinematic comeplete with sound. It's after the intro, during the load screens when it freezes.

Excactly the same here.



same for me too. i wonder when someone will come out with a solution or a patch will be released...

8 years ago#8
I'm having this problem as well. I can't believe I paid 29.99 for a game that doesn't work.
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8 years ago#9

hey,

i also had this problem but its now fixed....just download this and install its the latest directx 9.0c http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/c/8/5c8b7216-bbc2-4215-8aa5-9dfef9cdb3df/directx_aug2008_redist.exe

dont worry it would not replace directx 10 it will only update the files of directx 9 on vista to use it...

hope this even works for u guys

8 years ago#10
Just tried that fix, didn't work. :(
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