Problems with DX8 SDK installation
unknown what the problem is at this time.
what graphics card, do the DXDiag tests work before the SDK install?
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> I installed DX 8.1 and I selected the debug version. Does
> my graphics card have anything to do with the problem?
> >-----Original Message-----
> >the 8.1 SDK or the 8.0 SDK?
> >DXDiag runs all tests on this machine prior to
> installing the SDK?
> >which options did you select when installing?
> >Phil Taylor
> >PM : DirectX SDK, Managed DirectX, WindowsXP Inbox 3D
> Screensavers, and a
> >few more bits and bobs
> >This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and
> confers no rights.
> >> I'm having trouble installing the DX8 SDK on Windows
> >> I run the installation program and afterwards, it asks
> >> to restart after which I get a blue screen that tells
> >> I need to update the BIOS (this is a new computer
> >> XP 1800+) and disable video cache and shadow (which
> >> done). I can only boot into xp using safe mode. I then
> >> use the Restore utility to return to before the
> >> installation.
> >> Has anyone had this problem or know why this might be
> >> happening? Are there any alternative apporaches that
> >> can suggest? It would really help a lot, thanks!