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category: Software
RAM: 64
Processor: Pentium
MHz: 300
Operating System: Windows 98
Date: 20 Oct 1999
Time: 15:16:50


In my DirectX Diagnostic Tool, the DX Media Files lists two files that are Beta Retail instead of Final Retail. How do I get the Final version? I have downloaded all the DirectX files I can find and these two will not change. The files are: mcigtz.drv and quartz.vxd. I am running DirectX 7.

Thank you

The Answer

At the time you upgraded to DirectX 7 those files might been in use, consequently did not get upgraded.  These two files are located in Windows System directory.  You can rename them and reinstall DirectX 7 and they will get updated.  So go to the Windows\System directory and rename mciqtz.drv to mciqtz.old and quartz.vxd to quartz.old and reinstall DirectX 7.  If these files are in use when you try to rename them you will need to boot your computer to a command prompt and rename them through DOS.


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