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D3drm.dll i have this prob when i installed software for a flight sim it brought up this error d3drm.dll how can i fix this with out having to pay

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Re: d3drm.dll

That is a directx error. Pretty common with Vista.

Go to windows update, and look for DirectX updates. It will replace / add the file.

It can be downloaded here:

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