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Microsoft DirectX SDK March 2009

What is Microsoft DirectX SDK March 2009?  (from Microsoft)

This DirectX SDK release contains updates to tools, utilities, samples, documentation, and runtime debug files for x64 and x86 platforms.


Microsoft DirectX SDK March 2009 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The primary executable is named dxsdkuninst.exe. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 20% of users of Microsoft DirectX SDK March 2009 come from the United States, it is also popular in Spain and Poland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=6812
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\dxsdkuninst.exe "C:\Program Files\Microsoft DirectX SDK (March 2009)" "Microsoft DirectX SDK (March 2009)"

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft DirectX SDK March 2009

Program executable:dxsdkuninst.exe

How do I remove Microsoft DirectX SDK March 2009?

You can uninstall Microsoft DirectX SDK March 2009 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Microsoft DirectX SDK (March 2009), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Microsoft DirectX SDK March 2009.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.95%
Windows 10 16.49%
Windows Vista 4.59%
Windows XP 2.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 38.21%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.41%
Windows 7 Professional 11.65%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.79%
Windows 10 Pro 3.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.21%
  Spain 7.61%
  Poland 5.77%
  Mexico 5.51%
  Argentina 5.25%
  United Kingdom 3.15%
  Egypt 2.89%
  Colombia 2.62%
  Indonesia 2.62%
  Chile 2.36%
  Canada 2.10%
  Romania 2.10%
  Venezuela 2.10%
  Peru 1.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.17%
Acer 18.55%
Dell 17.65%
ASUS 13.57%
Lenovo 5.88%
Toshiba 2.71%
Samsung 1.81%
Sahara 1.36%
Intel 0.90%
Sony 0.90%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.11%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.92%
Gigabyte P55M-UD2 2.19%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.19%
ASUS All Series 1.46%
ASUSTeK K55VM 1.46%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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