d3dx9_30.dll "is missing"

Discussion in 'General Tech Support Issues (Anything not covered)' started by ARCHIVED-Serinay, Feb 9, 2010.

  1. ARCHIVED-Serinay Guest

    First, I just re-enabled my Everquest account like a day or two ago after about 6 years of inactivity. I use Windows 7 with DirectX 11. And after hours of updating, the Launcher downloaded and patched all of the game files successfully. So, soon after I press Play, I get the following message:

    "The program can't start because d3dx9_30.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem."

    I have looked under the Knowledge Base articles to find solutions to this, but they seem unrelated or outdated. And currently Live Chat is not available yet. So I wanted to find out from the community if this is simply because EverQuest is not compatible with Windows 7 or more specifically DirectX 11.
  2. ARCHIVED-Hidron Guest

    Everquest still uses DirectX9 exclusively. There is a base version of it on your system already, but EQ needs more files. Download & install the DirectX9.0c redistributable (approx 103mb). This will not harm DirectX11 in any way, it just is not backward compatible.
  3. ARCHIVED-kwakamole Guest

    if you use w7 ,download the latest dx(feb)as administrator and everything should be running without running the compatibility mode.it run for me (w7 64,dx11,ati 5770 1gb,etc)

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