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Status: Fixed in Unity 5.5.1

Votes

0

Found in

5.5.1f1

Issue ID

877210

Regression

Yes

Failing to create DX11 device on Windows 7

DirectX

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Priority: 2Necessary for shipping a final release

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Severity: 2No workaround

Reproduction Steps:
1- Start Unity in DirectX 11 mode.

Expected Result: Editor starts in DirectX 11 mode.
Observed Result: Editor starts in DirectX 9 mode even if it is forced to use DirectX 11.
(With error: "d3d11: failed to create D3D11 device (0x80070057)")

Reproducible with versions from 5.4.4 to 5.5.1
Not Reproducible in: 5.6 beta.
Regression introduced when: 5.4.4 (actually 5.4.3p4) added "Graphics: Added support for feature level 11.1 on D3D11/D3D12."

Comments (1)

  1. B69218c3d2aeb4bd89a80a310b080c64?d=mm

    jpfranssen

    Feb 07, 2017 13:41

    The solution posted in the url below worked for me (Windows 7 and 580 GTX combo).

    https://www.reddit.com/r/Unity3D/comments/5oktj2/vr_devs_are_you_seeing_this_on_windows_7_d3d11/

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