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dinozero Aug 16, 2013 @ 10:51am
Error creating Direct3D9 device
After the new updated i had start getting this instead of the D3D error
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hullandy  [developer] Aug 16, 2013 @ 1:22pm 
It sounds like you have some issue with DirectX. Have you tried running this[www.microsoft.com] yet?
dinozero Aug 16, 2013 @ 2:01pm 
Originally posted by hullandy:
It sounds like you have some issue with DirectX. Have you tried running this[www.microsoft.com] yet?
Yes I have that
hullandy  [developer] Aug 16, 2013 @ 2:21pm 
You could try tracking down d3d9.dll online and putting it in the same directory as Spelunky.exe. I'll keep looking for solutions on my end too.
dinozero Aug 16, 2013 @ 2:53pm 
Alright i will look around
Massif Aug 18, 2013 @ 9:33pm 
I'm having the same issue. I tried the link that hullandy suggested and it said I was up to date. I found d3d9.dll on my computer and tried putting it in the spelunky folder, but that didn't help either. I've also tried editing my config to be windowed and fullscreen, but neither work. Anyone else have a workaround?
Massif Aug 18, 2013 @ 9:37pm 
It appears this isn't limited to spelunky. Just had issues with Gone Home and Super Meat Boy as well. I'm attempting to update my graphics drivers. I'm on an HD7950.
AnTrii Aug 27, 2013 @ 4:20am 
Same issue on computer with Pentium Dual-Core E-6600 with integrated G33/G31 graphics chip. Another one works good. I'm just wondering, why don't developers integrate something like crash report form with essential information about system? Windows Application log doesn't contain any information about errors at the Spelunky launch time.
PylonBuffering Sep 2, 2013 @ 3:34am 
i have the same problem :(
Count You Suckula Sep 5, 2013 @ 10:46am 
is there going to be a fix to this
Dank kevin Oct 17, 2013 @ 7:24pm 
I fixed mine by updating my video drivers. Worked like a charm
Remilia Scarlet Oct 24, 2013 @ 5:12pm 
Im having the same issue now as it wont let me start the game cause of the error, would rly like some help with this on how to fix it
ppotter1 Dec 24, 2014 @ 3:51pm 
I've got it working on my comp! its a really crappy ex office laptop. windows rating of 1 on the graphics side of thins. 2.6Ghz processor and 8gig ram though.

anyway: this wikihow sorted it for me http://www.wikihow.com/Play-High-End-Games-on-Low-End-PC

Using swiftshader has enabled me to play this game
快针对我队友 Dec 28, 2014 @ 4:00am 
i have the same problem :(
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