Why does Prince of Persia tell me that “d3dx9_42.dll is missing”?

bhat sabzar January 1, 2013
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I installed Prince of Persia: Sands of Time but when I open it it tells me that “d3dx9_42.dll is missing”. How can I fix this error and play the game?

  1. Mihovil Pletikos
    January 9, 2013 at 6:18 pm

    install directx

  2. Adam Campbell
    January 1, 2013 at 2:09 pm

    It looks like you are missing a component of DirectX 9. Here is the link that will take you directly there. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34429. And just for some reassurance, I have had the same problem which was resolved after installation of DirectX 9.

  3. Alan Wade
    January 1, 2013 at 1:16 pm

    Update your DirectX from the Microsoft site.

  4. ha14
    January 1, 2013 at 9:05 am

    DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer
    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35