How to solve D3Dx9_46.dll is missing or not found errors on Windows?

Here’s a question from one of our readers:

I’m getting an error message that says D3dx9_46.DLL Not Found“. What can I do to fix this issue?

Thanks for the question. This issue is probably due to missing files from DirectX on your Microsoft Windows based PC. Here’s how you can fix it:


A simple restart is know to fix this issue. Just try restarting your PC and see if the error has gone away, if not keep reading.

Reinstall DirectX:

This will probably clear away the error from your computer. Just download and install the latest version from Microsoft’s Official download page. Restart your PC after installation and the error must be gone by now.

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