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Old 10-11-2006, 12:48 PM   #1
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Default BF 2142 demo problem! can you expect any less?

hello i downloaded the bf 2142 demo and installed it for it to come up with this error message:

This application has failed to start because d3dx9_29.dll was not found. REinstalling the application may fic this problem

i reinstalled it three times and no prevail. im thinking maybe its a dx9 thing but not sure tell me what you think...
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Default Re: BF 2142 demo problem! can you expect any less?

It may be that, or it may be a corrupted download.

Did you download it in one go or over several days?
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Old 10-11-2006, 12:57 PM   #3
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in one go. im googing it now to see if anyone has that file as the demos about a Gig in total so i cant be assed to download it again
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Old 10-11-2006, 01:03 PM   #4
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ok just went into the bf 2142 forums and it appears you have to have the latest directx installed so heres the link ot directx and the link ot the forum:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en

http://forum.eagames.co.uk/viewtopic.php?t=30288 (you might need to register to view it)
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Default Re: BF 2142 demo problem! can you expect any less?

yeah it's a direct X problem as the name of the dll file suggest. Updating Direct x will fix it, but just don't expect that the demo is good. I played for 10 mins and then deleted it.
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Old 10-11-2006, 02:46 PM   #6
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by god youre right, what aload of bull!
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