Missing d3dx9_38.dll error solution for Windows

Please read the instructions carefully before you download the d3dx9_38.dll.Take the proper steps to safely clean and repair windows errors.

1. Where should this file go? After you download d3dx9_38.dll on your machine, paste it in directory where it missing, and also copy it to

Windows 95, 98, ME C:\Windows\System
Windows NT, 2000 C:\WinNT\System32
Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 C:\Windows\System32
64-bit Windows C:\Windows\System64

If you can't find windows directory try:
a. Press and hold Windows key on your keyboard, then press button R.
b. Enter the command "cmd" and press Enter
c. In a command window enter the command "set systemroot" and press Enter. It will display system directory.
2. Go to "start" ==> "run" and type "regsvr32 d3dx9_38.dll" to register the file to the system.

File Information
  • Named3dx9_38.dll (d3dx9_38.dl_)
  • CategoryOperating System > dll
  • Description

    The d3dx9_38.dll file is part of the Microsoft DirectX software collection. Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially game programming and video, on Microsoft platforms.

    Copyright © Microsoft Corp. 1994-2007

    Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®



    Common error:

    d3dx9_38.dll error of BlackShark



    If you got d3dx9_38.dll missing error, you can download and place it in the directory with snes9x.exe, The game should load with a possible sound error. Change the sound device to "snes9x direct sound" and that should remove all errors. If still got error, download DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer, which will download DirectX and install the files it requied.

  • Filenamed3dx9_38.zip
  • Filesize1.66 MB
  • Filetypezip (Mime Type: application/zip)
  • Rating 4.7 / 5 , 3727 rating
  • MD5: 2c01700405579f560eb24a37b44a05f4
  • SHA1: d9cd12c0ec18dd1103ac628b576b1d57c465c40f
  • SHA265: $5$rounds=5000$dlldownloadsyste$2v4u4tR2r6vUmOh/3KlGmf36s2jyQj.61DcZZHBSqI9

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Got computer error message like:

"d3dx9_38.dll crash"
"bad image"
"error loading"
"d3dx9_38.dll was not found"
"the procedure entry point d3dx9_38.dll error"
"d3dx9_38.dll could not be located"
"Access Violation"
"Cannot register d3dx9_38.dll"

at startup or shutdown or run program?
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  • Download and install d3dx9_38.dll.
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  • Reinstall the application.