When you start the game you see the message “file missing d3dx9_38.dll” which recommends you to reinstall the application? Unfortunately, reinstalling won’t solve anything, as dynamic library has been deleted or corrupted. What is the error d3dx9_38.dll? It appears when the game refers to this library, but can not find it. Windows is designed so that if the program won’t find at least one necessary dll file, it just will not start. The file could be corrupted if you installed a pirate game. Repack often change the libraries, which leads to their malfunction. Besides, the modified dll may seem suspicious to anti-virus program and it will delete it or send it to quarantine. In any case, to correct the error d3dx9_38.dll you can only return the file to the place.
It can be done in this way:
- Download d3dx9_38.dll
- Download and install DirectX
The quickest way to achieve the desired result is if you download the library d3dx9_38.dll and place it to one of the Windows folders. This will take less time than installing the entire package, but the chances of a positive result are lower. Download d3dx9_38.dll Windows 7/8/10 from this resource. When the file will be in the computer, it needs to be put in right place. Depending on the type of system, you will need either C:\Windows\System32 if you use 32 bit system, or C:\Windows\SysWOW64 for Windows 64x. To find out the bitness of your copy of Windows you can right-click the mouse on the icon “My computer” and then go to “Properties”. Don’t forget to register the dll and reboot Windows.
If after that, the old error disappeared, but the new ones with the names of other libraries began to pop up, you should install the DirectX package. The correct version of the package can be downloaded from our site. After you install DirectX error will probably be corrected.
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