How can I determine the version of DirectX I am running?
- Go to the Start button and select Run.
- Type in dxdiag and click the OK button to run the DirectX Diagnostic Tool.
- The version of Direct X running on your machine is the last item in the System Information box.
- Click Exit in the lower right hand corner of the window to close the DirectX Diagnostic Tool.
How do I update DirectX?
The latest version of DirectX for Windows XP users is DirectX 9.0C.
The latest version of DirectX for Windows Vista users is DirectX 10.
The easiest way to update DirectX is to use Windows Update.