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Old 07-16-2006, 05:06 AM   #9
Join Date: Jul 2006
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A Fix Without Installing DirectX 9.0C

Hey Guys,
I been testing out Vista and had the same issue with EAW (

I didn't want to install DirectX 9 over DirectX 10 as DirectX 10 is much faster than DirectX 9 and usually games will perform much better with DX10. Most of the time, when a call for DX9 is made, DX10 will answer it.

Unfortunately in this case, I could get EAW running either. However, there is a way to fix it without getting rid of DirectX 10 and compromising performance in other games.

What you need to do is download d3dx9_27.dll from and stick it in your EAW directory. This normally gets it running

Hope that helps!
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