From: Mark Dillavou <dvoo007@us...> - 2001-06-23 17:22:23
AFter installing directX 8.0 is slows down all openGL programs. Stupid
microsoft. Of course there is no OFFICIAL way to uninstall or even downg=
directX back to 7.0 (which still sucks). Go here for glsetup
http://www.glsetup.com/where.htm it will speed things back up
> I have been trying to get Tuxracer to run properly - it was running
> very slowly, I upgraded my processor and video card, then it ran at
> the right speed but the colors were funky - kind of psychedelic.
> I downloaded CL Setup. While installing, it recommended installing
> DirectX 8. I installed this, finished installing CL Setup. Tuxracer
> then ran slowly as it had before my upgrade. I uninstalled CL Setup,
> but it was still running wrong. I wanted to remove DirectX 8, but
> couldn't find instructions. (I know, I should have checked this first.
> Call me smarter now.) I don't know if DirectX overwrote something, or
> what changes it made or where all the files reside, if there are any
> outside the DirectX folder in Windows\System. I tried uninstall, but
> that only works on exe's. I also have a Directx folder in C\Program
> Files that contains a Setup folder which contains only a shortcut to
> DXDiag. I am hoping this is what I had originally. Can I just delete
> the DirectX folder to get back to where I was originally?
> I have an 8 MB AGP ATI 3D video card, in case you can tell me how to
> get Tux to run properly. I have it running beautifully on my work PC,
> but would rather not get caught playing there. I am using Win 98 on an
> IBM clone with Pentium 3 866.
> Thank you for your time,
> Lisa Holm