How to Uninstall DirectX 11 and Restore DirectX 6.0 with DirectX Happy Uninstall
DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces (APIs) that enable high-performance graphics and multimedia on Windows operating systems. DirectX 11 is the latest version of DirectX, which supports advanced features such as tessellation, compute shaders, and multithreading. However, some older games and applications may not be compatible with DirectX 11 and may require DirectX 6.0, which was released in 1998.
If you want to uninstall DirectX 11 and restore DirectX 6.0 on your system, you can use a tool called DirectX Happy Uninstall (DHU). DHU is a powerful utility that can backup, restore, roll-back, and fully uninstall DirectX versions from 6.0 to 11. DHU can also fix DirectX errors and problems, optimize system performance, and improve gaming experience.
In this article, we will show you how to use DHU to uninstall DirectX 11 and restore DirectX 6.0 with a serial key. Before you proceed, make sure you have a backup of your important data and system files, as this process may cause some instability or compatibility issues.
Steps to Uninstall DirectX 11 and Restore DirectX 6.0 with DHU
Download DHU from the official website: https://www.superfoxs.com/. The latest version of DHU is 6.9.5, which supports Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP (32-bit and 64-bit).
Install DHU on your system by following the instructions on the screen. You may need to restart your computer after the installation.
Launch DHU and click on the \"Register\" button at the bottom right corner of the main window. Enter the serial key that you have purchased or obtained from a reliable source. The serial key for DHU 6.0 is: 1C10-0485-A489-E2. Click on \"OK\" to activate DHU.
Click on the \"Backup\" button at the top left corner of the main window. Select a location to save the backup file of your current DirectX version. This will allow you to restore it later if needed.
Click on the \"Uninstall\" button at the top right corner of the main window. Select \"DirectX 11\" from the drop-down menu and click on \"Next\". DHU will start to uninstall DirectX 11 from your system.
After the uninstallation is completed, click on \"Finish\". You may need to restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
Click on the \"Restore\" button at the top left corner of the main window. Select the backup file of DirectX 6.0 that you have downloaded or created before. Click on \"Next\". DHU will start to restore DirectX 6.0 on your system.
After the restoration is completed, click on \"Finish\". You may need to restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
Congratulations! You have successfully uninstalled DirectX 11 and restored DirectX 6.0 with DHU. You can now enjoy your old games and applications that require DirectX 6.0.
Tips and Warnings
DHU can also uninstall other versions of DirectX from 6.0 to 10, and restore any version from 6.0 to 11.
DHU can also create a virtual drive that contains a different version of DirectX than your system's version. This can help you run multiple games and applications that require different versions of DirectX without uninstalling or restoring them.
DHU can also scan your system for DirectX errors and problems, and fix them automatically or manually.
DHU can also optimize your system performance by cleaning up junk files, registry entries, and other traces left by DirectX.
DHU can also improve your gaming experience by adjusting various settings related to DirectX, such as resolution, color depth, refresh rate, anti-aliasing, anisotropic filtering, etc.