Windows 10: FSX and DirectX version

Discus and support FSX and DirectX version in Windows 10 Gaming to solve the problem; Just installed FSX on a new computer. When I start FSX I get an "DirectX incompatible" message that tells me to install DirectX 9 or go to MS and... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Gaming' started by JohnHaney1, Oct 12, 2018.

  1. FSX and DirectX version

    Just installed FSX on a new computer. When I start FSX I get an "DirectX incompatible" message that tells me to install DirectX 9 or go to MS and install the latest version. I checked and I have version 12. What else do I have to do to get FSX to run?

    JohnHaney1, Oct 12, 2018

  2. Service pack for FSX to fix DirectX 12 compatibility

    My question is, will a possible service pack be coming out for FSX to fix the DirectX 12 compatibility issue. I have windows 10 installed on my computer, but DirectX 12 isn't compatible with FSX so I've been told. I have it set to "preview DirectX 10."
    That allows me to play the game, but some functionality is lost because of this version of DirectX. Unless a service pack comes out, I will have to keep it in this form in order to play the game.
    KlausRohrbach, Oct 12, 2018
  3. Directx 12 on Windows 10 is gone


    Thank you for being a part of Windows 10 Insider Preview.

    I appreciate you for providing details about the issue and we are glad to assist you.

    Try the following steps and check if it helps:

    Step 1:

    I suggest you to check the DirectX Version installed on your system.

    Follow the below steps to check the DirectX Version:

    • Press Windows key + R from the Desktop.
    • Type dxdiag and hit Enter.
    • Check the DirectX Version.

    Step 2:

    I suggest you to update the Graphic driver from the Device Manager and check if it works.

    Follow the below steps:

    • Press Windows + R on the Keyboard.
    • Type in devmgmt.msc and hit Enter.
    • Select Graphic driver from the list.
    • Right click on the Graphic driver and click on Update driver Software.

    If the issue persists then install the latest graphic driver from the manufacturer and check if it helps.

    Kindly let us know if you need any further assistance with Windows. We are glad to assist you.

    Thank you.
    Harshavardhan Rathod, Oct 12, 2018
  4. Ian Ser Win User

    FSX and DirectX version

    DirectX directshow crash

    Hello Coen,

    We'd like to kindly ask the following questions so that we can isolate the issue and give you the appropriate resolution:

    • What is the exact error you are receiving when your PC crashes?
    • Any troubleshooting steps that you have already applied to fix the issue?
    For now, we suggest that you install the latest version of DirectX to see if it resolves the issue. Below is the link on how to manually install it.

    Manual installation the latest version of DirectX

    We look forward on your update.
    Ian Ser, Oct 12, 2018

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