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Fixed in 5.5.1



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Failing to create DX11 device on Windows 7



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 (2)

  1. shubhamswaraj2021

    Aug 18, 2020 16:06

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  2. jpfranssen

    Feb 07, 2017 13:41

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

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