DirectX Redist


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Max Norris

So, apparently Microsoft in their infinite wisdom decided to pull the DirectX redistributables from their site, it's a 404 now.  Not only that, more often than not people either downloaded or received bundled with a game a copy of the web installer, which is also now dead.  Occasionally needed even with Windows 10, depending on the game.  Why did they nuke it?   ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

 

Anyways, I have a copy of the last version of the full standalone installer, archived it up and tossed onto Mega if anyone needs it.  You can find a few other locations (Guru 3D, etc) if you want to chase it down but note that most downloads are the now dead web installer, will start but error out.

 

https://mega.nz/file/mI0iFApA#8QADsqoaDrqDZa6w_hctzLToQYqn514mbOSXXVk8nMQ

 

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It's possible there were security issues.

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