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DirectX 9 Runtime

What is DirectX 9 Runtime?

Microsoft DirectX is a group of technologies designed to make Windows-based computers an ideal platform for running and displaying applications rich in multimedia elements such as full-color graphics, video, 3D animation, and rich audio. DirectX includes security and performance updates, along with many new features across all technologies, which can be accessed by applications using the DirectX APIs.


The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 2.13 MB (2,236,304 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonic.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Roxio 2012\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3A9527CF-4E91-4683-A03F-F1AD022126E5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.13 MB
Language: English (United States)

How do I remove DirectX 9 Runtime?

Quickly and completely remove DirectX 9 Runtime from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall DirectX 9 Runtime from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program DirectX 9 Runtime, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove DirectX 9 Runtime.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 14%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows 8 28.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 60.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  United Kingdom 30.00%
  Austria 10.00%
  AM 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Lenovo 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Common models
LENOVO 2689NUG 25.00%
ECS H61H2-M4 25.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7713 25.00%
HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF ... 25.00%

About Sonic Solutions

Sonic Solutions (aquired by Rovi Corporation) is a digital media software provider that developed applicationsfor digital entertainment.


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