install the DX9 redist as admin! (this including VISTA and Seven users !)
February2010 (latest for Windows XP SP2 and 2000)
after extracting this file run dxsetup.exe ! (as admin)
same DirectX folder is also included with both ARMA 2 Demo and ARMA 2 full on STEAM
STEAM\STEAMAPPS\COMMON\ARMA 2 DEMO\DirectX\DXsetup.exe
STEAM\STEAMAPPS\COMMON\ARMA 2 \DirectX\DXsetup.exe
X-Fi owners make sure You get latest Creative Labs drivers from 26.6.2009 for WindowsXP or for Windows 7 from 16.6.2010
Audigy owners make sure You get latest Creative Labs drivers from 26.6.2009 or newer
Realtek owners make sure You get latest drivers 2.27 or newer
HINT: TO prevent SOUND distortions please use AUDIO volume levels equal to default or lower !
HINT: TO prevent SOUND distortions please try disable X-Fi CMSS-3D/SVM !
Note: there is no OpenAL in ARMA 2, period !
Edited by Dwarden, 18 June 2010 - 13:08.