How To Fix ‘d3dx9_43.dll missing’ Error In Windows 7

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If you are getting an error that ‘d3dx9_43.dll is missing’ while starting an application in Windows 7 :

directx error 001

Follow the following steps to fix it:

1. Go to Microsoft’s website to get ‘DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer‘.

Click ‘Download’ to download the ‘dxwebsetup.exe’ file.

2. Execute the downloaded ‘dxwebsetup.exe’ file and it will download and install the optional DirectX components.

Click ‘Finish’ when done. Try running your application now, the ‘d3dx9_43.dll is missing’ error will not appear again.


  1. Vishal Kataria says:

    guyzzz yr my demon tools are not installing my display shows “this format is not supported” than what should i do in this case…?? can any1 knw???

  2. Guilherme (Brazil) says:

    Thank u so much!
    This really helped me! 😉

  3. osama says:

    another way to solve this problem:

    download d3dx9_43.dll file

    and put it in game directory or in “c:windowssystem32” folder

  4. osama algendy says:

    another solution is to download d3dx9_43.dll
    and replace it in “C:WindowsSystem32” folder
    then the error will disappear ..

  5. Garion Turner says:

    Saw the same tutorial on another site so tried it but had no luck, but thanks to this one giving a direct link at the top to the DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer, I managed to do it again, only this time properly, I am now very happy to say I can play Morrowind GOTY even I it refuses to acknowledge my joy-pad’s thumbstick’s existence :L Again, many thanks to the website and finder of the solution :) happy Garion

  6. Aya says:

    thaaanks :) ..

  7. nasim says:

    it is not showing the error again but the screen goes black for a second and the game is not going to start. please help and the game is resident evil operation raccoon city.

  8. daniel says:

    thanks a lot i can play world of tank!..yes

  9. kelana says:

    thank you Sir. it works. now i can play smash cars & skydrift :)

  10. VEERESH says:

    im geting ‘cabinet file error ‘in fifa13 directx