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What to download for the partial of dx8 sdk for c++?

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Ghost within    122
i went to the MSDN and am in the process of downloading the DX8.0 sdk, but only the partial one(s) for c++. Now i would like to know what i am not getting in the partial version that i would get in the full version and whether or not they are necessary (or extremely helpful) components. I know i am missing something since their is a 100 meg difference in the two DLs (its still a 70meg dif even without the basic visual basic stuff). also: they say the following at their site and i was wondering if those are the runtimes i get when installing games that require dx8, if not where could i get them? Note: You will need to install the DirectX 8.0 Developer Runtime in order to run the executables or compile any developed applications within this SDK.

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Erluk    170
1. Correct me if i''m wrong, but i think you''re missing the DirectMusicProducer app + demo as well as the runtime libraries.
You can download them seperatly at MSDN.

2. The runtime libraries you get when you install a game that requires DX8 are (or at least should be) the retail versions. But i remember reading that the Developer Runtime version allows you to switch between runtime and debug dlls.



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