If you are talking about registering DX7VB.dll or DX8VB.dll those
libraries still have to be registered simpkly because they were
removed from Windows Vista/Windows 7. That said, there is a simple fix
for this and it is to install Jim Kitchens Winkit installer which adds
a number of VB dependencies, including those for DirectX 8, so I'd
definitely say go ahead and upgrade to DirectX 8. To be honest one
reason I never installed any of your games is I saw no need or desire
to put DirectX 7 on my computer when I have DirectX 8 already
installed with the OS.

On 5/10/11, Jeremy Kaldobsky <jer...@kaldobsky.com> wrote:
> DirectX 7 will work on windows 7 as long as you register it.  I'm running
> 64-bit windows 7 myself without any DX7 problems.  I'll look into using
> directx8 instead.  I wasn't aware that simply jumping up to DX8 would
> eliminate people's need to register the driver on windows 7.  A while back
> someone had told me anything under DX9 still required the registering step
> so I didn't bother moving away from 7.

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