Direct X 11 is built into Windows 7, and it is available as an update for Windows Vista.For the same reasons noted in the preceding question, Direct3D 11 and related APIs are not available on Windows XP.The app is included in Windows Vista SP1 or later, and Windows Server SP1 or later.There is no stand-alone update package for this version.Here’s how to check your Direct X version: If you want to ensure the stability of your computer and have more immersive gaming experience, it’s important to keep your drivers up-to-date.There are two ways you can update your device drivers: manually or automatically.To upgrade Direct X further, you will need to upgrade your operating system.
But with the Pro version it takes just 2 clicks: 1) Download and install Driver Easy. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.
All versions of Windows do not support all versions of Direct X.
Here's more on how each version of Direct X works across the Windows family.
See the section below these steps to confirm that Direct X will work for your computer.
If you're not sure which Direct X version your computer has installed right now, there are instructions for doing that at the very bottom of this page.