[Wine] Black skin in The Elder Scrolls 4 Oblivion

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 7 16:32:45 CDT 2011

On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 12:26 PM, JamesDStorey <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> doh123 wrote:
>> asin the main title of the bug...
>> Oblivion: black skin of main hero without native d3dx9_27.dll
>> you need d3dx9_27.dll.  Sadly this isn't one of the ones Winetricks has by itself, so you need to add it in and set the override manually in winecfg.  Winetricks of d3dx9 will also get this along with many other dlls, and I tested it before and Oblivion worked that way, but I think the frame rate was slightly slower, because a few of those other dlls aren't really needed.
> Hi doh,
> Since many players are facing the problem of  "d3dx9_27.dll Not Found" after logging into XMO.  Here are one of the
> solution i found on other website may help you.
> because C:\Windows\System32 doesnt have the "d3dx9_27.dll"
> so you may browse to this webpage- ,
> then  "Click here to go to the download of d3dx9_27.dll" to download it.
> it will automatically direct to download page, and click "Download d3dx9_27.dll", it will download  the "d3dx9_27.zip" ,unzip
> it and paste into C:\Windows\System32
> you're done!
Not exactly.  First it is unlawful to redistribute Microsoft's dll
files.  It IS lawful to copy it from a copy of Windows YOU OWN or to
get the file directly from Microsoft (read the EULA, it does apply to
the EU as it was rewritten to meet their legal requirements).
So, we have a product that was created called winetricks.  This script
not only downloads and installs the file, but it also makes the
appropriate changes in Wine's configuration files so the file will
Lastly, we need/desire bug reports whenever problems like these are
encountered.  Please either file a report or update existing

Thank you.

James McKenzie
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