Use DirectX 9.0c Or Keep DirectX 8.1 for Win2K

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Use DirectX 9.0c Or Keep DirectX 8.1 for Win2K

Postby DARTH CORLEONE » Fri Aug 21, 2015 7:06 pm

with some old and new spare computer parts, i've built a very good Wndows 2000 Pro system that i plan to reinstall some of my old games on.. I haven't installed KA yet because I was trying to remember if It was DirectX 9 or Windows XP that caused the problems with KA back when Win 2K was the dominant Windows platform?

Can someone tell me if i should or should not update KA to 9.0c?

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Re: Use DirectX 9.0c Or Keep DirectX 8.1 for Win2K

Postby teeth_03 » Sat Aug 22, 2015 12:53 am

KA uses DX7. You would probably be fine either way.

With that said, I've never had any problems with XP and the issues I had with W7/8 were fixed with Komat's patches.

If you built the PC for other games, see what they require.

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Re: Use DirectX 9.0c Or Keep DirectX 8.1 for Win2K

Postby DARTH CORLEONE » Sat Aug 22, 2015 10:18 pm

I could be wrong but the KA 1.02 MP game had a strange artifact glitch problem with my XP Pro service pack 2 or 3. When I bought a Win Vista system I tried KA on it and it worked just fine without Komat's patch. Also there was no problem with my Win 7 system with no patch other than the 1.02 update patch.
However, I will take a chance an install Directx 9.10c.
Thank's again teeth_03 for your Help. DC.......
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Re: Use DirectX 9.0c Or Keep DirectX 8.1 for Win2K

Postby teeth_03 » Sun Aug 23, 2015 1:42 pm

The artifact glitch was more likely caused by a GPU that the game didn't like. I know back in the day, KA seemed to work better with ATI cards versus Nvidia.


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