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13-01-2002, 09:55 AM
How do I get rid of Direct X 8 and go back to Direct X 7. 7 will not overwrite 8 but my programs will not run with 8

13-01-2002, 12:16 PM
I do not think that directX can be uninstalled, or downgraded, unless you are running winME or XP and set a system restore point before you installed dX 8. If you didn't do this, the only other way that I know of to get rid of dX is to remove windows and reinstall it.

Craig.

13-01-2002, 12:36 PM
http://www.davecentral.com/projects/directxuninstaller/

18-01-2002, 09:10 PM
As you'll probably have already noted the link to DXUninstaller at DaveCentral is no longer valid. They seem to have taken this program off the net. The other program I found is DirectX Eradicator found at the following site. It removes every file installed by Direct X, trust me I've checked! (about 110 files in total)

http://www.geocities.com/firecat182/