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Problems Battlefield 2142 Demo


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Drumbum667

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So today I download EA Link and downloaded the BF 2142 demo with it. I installed it and when I launch it I get this error, " This application has failed to start because d3dx9_29.dll was not found. Re-installing may fix this problem." Pretty much thats exact. Now I am trying to run this a compaq presario laptop. DONT SAY YOU CANT RUN IT ON LAPTOP. Cause i have BF2 and i run that perfectly.

My specs are:
1.6 GHZ processor
1 GB of RAM
80 GB harddrive
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Hi,

The file is one of the DirectX 9 dll files, have you tried reinstalling DirectX?

What are the specs of your PC?
If you don't know then please download and run SysSpec. Run the file > click on the system button > click edit > click copy to clipboard and then paste it with your reply.
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Ok I'll try reinstalling it. Its a laptop so that specs aren't all that hot but it can run BF2 and FEAR so I'm assuming it can run this.
My Specs:
1.6 GHZ cpu
1 gb ram
80 gb hd
Ati radeon express 200m video card
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It says in sys requirements you have to have 1.8 GHZ processor.

It might be one of the reasons u cannot install it.
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Well so does BF2 but that doesn't stop me from playing.
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As I said before, the file is one of the DirectX 9 dll files, have you tried reinstalling DirectX?
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Ya i reinstalled it. Didn;t do anything.
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Have you tried downloading it off one of the many dll download sites available?
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Battlefield 2 and 2142 wont work on your laptop.

Reason: You have an ATI Radeon Express 200m. You need an better video card which you cant upgrade on Laptops.

I even asked someone if BF2 would work on my laptop and they said it wont work for same reason. My laptop also has an ATI Radeon Express 200m.
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Well they lied to you because I stated before IT DOES RUN ON MY COMPUTER AS DOES FEAR.
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I even checked SystemRequirementslab.com to see if BF2 actually work, which it doesnt.
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I dont care what it says I can run it.
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Yeah so I sent a pm to DrumBum telling him why the demo wont work. Heres why, In the readme file it list all the compatible graphics cards and what not i.e. ATI... and so on and so forth but after that it says the laptop versions of these are not supported. So there is your problem. Not to bad for a first post.
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