Updating directx in vista

We are sure that at one point in time or the other you have wondered about how to download and install Direct X.

Turns out Direct X 12 download and installing process is quite easy.

Direct3D 11 runs on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10.

Direct X 11.1 is included in Windows 8 and Direct X 11.2 is included in Windows 8.1. X is a superset of Direct X 11.2 running on Xbox One.

So Direct X 12 download on Windows 10 isn’t that difficult after all.

Direct X 12 download file size varies depending on the update and features it brings with it but isn’t too large.

Before we wind up, let’s understand more about Direct X versions.

Direct X 10 is a major update to Direct X API and ships with Windows Vista and later. In order to achieve backwards compatibility, Direct X in Windows Vista contains several versions of Direct3D, including Direct3D 9, Direct3D 9Ex and Direct3D 10.

The installation wizard may prompt you with a message that says it’s only supported through Windows Vista.

Ignore the message since Direct X download on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP is possible. This step is important: Restart your computer after the installation is complete.

We know Windows Vista is extinct, but it helps to understand how Direct X 10 evolved with Windows Vista and later.


  1. line of the file is to bind dynamic elements in the managed bean.

  2. He led by example and used innovative strategies to engage and reward students.

Comments are closed.