Windows/MSN Messenger and DirectX 9.0

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by JSylvia007, Dec 29, 2002.

  1. JSylvia007

    JSylvia007 OSNN Junior Addict

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    Does anyone know whats going on with this whole MSN/Windows Messenger and DirectX 9.0 Crash??? Any info would Help

    For anyone unaware of this problem... this is what happens. Windows XP with ALL UPDATES, except DX9. You go to run MSN Messenger, or it's 'counterpart' Windows Messenger, and everything works fine. YOU then install DX9 and MSN/windows messenger crashes as soon as it loads.

    :huh: :huh: ANY IDEAS/ KNOWN PATCHES??:huh: :huh:

    thanks, Jake
     
  2. sboulema

    sboulema Moderator

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    I know bout the problem, there has been no patch released to fix this problem.
     
  3. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    I had the same problem ... went back to DX 8.1

    MS says they will be releasing a fix ... we have to wait and watch :huh:
     
  4. Jahya

    Jahya Guest

    Glad I don't use Windows or MSN Messenger :p DX9 works great for me :) really made a difference in the overall performance of my comp, especially when it comes to intense gaming.
     
  5. JSylvia007

    JSylvia007 OSNN Junior Addict

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    NetRyder, I know that you said that M$ is 'aware' and 'should be' releasing a fix. There isnt any chance that you have this article where M$ said anything about this issue. I have been searching their knowlegde base, and I havent been able to find a darn thing.
     
  6. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    It's been posted in the Microsoft newsgroups ... not sure how far it's tru though. That's why I said, we have to wait and watch.

    I'm just sticking to DX 8.1 for the moment, since I'm not going to gain anything by using DX 9 with a TNT2 :p
     
  7. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    Same here and there's not so much load on the CPU when playing as before... For me anyway.:)
     
  8. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    Is this prob with all versions of MSN/Windoz Messenger???
     
  9. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    No, it's supposed to happen "only on certain setups" :confused:
     
  10. thebull

    thebull Guest

    I have MSN Messenger 5.0.0540 and DX9 and they are completely running fine. :huh:

    Could be I am a lucky one for a change??