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I installed Need for Speed: Most Wanted on my laptop but when I launch it it gives me a d3dcompiler.dll is missing error.

How can I fix this? The game has been reinstalled but still gives me the error!

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Try downloading this version of DirectX from Microsoft and running it: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35

Even though it only says it updates DX9, it also updates components in DX10 and DX11. Running this fixed a very similar error message that I was getting.

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There's an offline standalone installer here: filehippo.com/download_directx –  galacticninja Apr 25 '13 at 10:00

Try and install to a different location.

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you will need a file d3dcompiler.dll which will be available at dllfiles.com .but you will need to uninstall the game and paste tis file in System32 folder in c drive and reinstall it again

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Why would a reinstall be necessary? –  kotekzot May 1 '13 at 9:59

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