MS DirectMusic Core Services
If you get an error like You will need to install DirectX #.# to run #. when starting a game, you probably need to install the Microsoft DirectMusic Core Services to get the game working. An example of a game which needs this patch is Grand Theft Auto 2. The .dll and .mui files are extracted from the MSDN dvd of Windows 7 x64. dmusic.inf is taken from DirectX.cab of the DirectX 9.0c Redistributable.
1. Download dmusic.zip (555 KB) from win2008r2workstation.
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