I recently bought Civilization 5. After installing it and starting the game up, I found all the text messed up. Looking online, I found a few workarounds, none of which worked. A little more research, though, showed that there are 2 ways to run the game: With Direct X 11 or with Direct X 9. Because of my laptop’s graphics card, the game won’t run in 11 and has to use 9. I’ve looked around, but can’t find anywhere to download it that seems safe/malware free. (I searched at Microsoft for “Direct X 9”, but it was pretty confusing and seemed like it wasn’t there. However, I admit I couldn’t really decipher the hits it gave me.)
So here are the questions: Is there anywhere I can download DirectX 9 safely (Ideally from Microsoft)? And are there any special instructions I need to follow to make my computer use it instead of 11?
Toshiba Satellite running Windows Vista, I can provide more details if necessary.