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Sunday, July 5, 2009

DirectX Offline installer

DirectX is an important part of Windows OS. Basically it is responsible for multimedia playback and gaming support on Windows platform. It is also consist of different API's namely Direct3D, DirectDraw, DirectMusic, DirectPlay, DirectSound, and so forth. Keeping DirectX in your computer updated is important for a smooth multimedia or gaming performance. It can be easily downloaded in Microsoft but there is a problem for some. It requires internet connection and there's a need for Windows genuine validation.

The solution? Get an offline installer: DirectX 9.0c

This is a standalone redistributable setup installer directx_jun2008_redist.exe. This is a full installer and you can also use this if you need to reinstall DirectX 9.0c core runtime.

An updated version 9.26.1590 as of March 2009 can be also be downloaded offline. directx_mar2009_redist.exe.

If you have an internet connection and using a genuine Windows then you can just go to Microsoft download center for the latest DirectX update.