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Can't use debug version of Direct3D

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Hi. I am using Windows VISTA on a 64-bit machine. I am using DirectX 9.0c/C++/ and Visual Studio 2005. I need to turn on the debug version of Direct 3D through the Control Panel. However every time I select "Use Debug Version of Direct3D" and click /Apply/OK, Windows sets my version back to retail mode. Has anyone encountered this issue before or know how to resolve it? Thanks in advance!

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The only time I've seen things like that happening was when I had a SDK version that was older than the runtime version (I.e using DX9.0b SDK with DX9.0c installed).

Failing that, are you running as Administrator? If not, it's quite possible it'll fail - all the control panel does is set the registry entry HKCU/Software/Microsoft/Direct3D/LoadDebugRuntime to 1, you could see if it's actually being set and if changing it manually makes any difference.

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