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Apex Legends DirectX error

Apex Legends DirectX error 4294967287 is an error that pops up to prevent you from installing Apex Legends, a popular free battle royale multiplayer online role-playing first-person shooter game. In this post, MiniTool Partition Wizard offers you 3 ways to remove the error.

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Apex Legends DirectX Error 4294967287

Apex Legends is a free battle royale multiplayer online role-playing first-person shooter game developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. This game follows the world view of the Titanfall series and was released on February 4, 2019. After its release, the game received positive reviews from players.

Apex Legends is a popular game and many people would like to install and play it. However, some people report that they can't install Apex Legends because of Apex Legends DirectX error 4294967287.

I got myself a new pc and I'm reinstalling everything but for whatever reason Apex just refuses to get installed and it gives me the DirectX error. Error: A redistributable package (DirectX) was not installed successfully. Setup cannot continue. (4294967287). ---www.reddit.com

Apex Legends DirectX error 4294967287

After clicking the OK button, Origin will throw the following error: Error 327684:1 (stuck at 38% download). Then, how to solve this problem? If you are also facing the problem, please try the following measures solve the problem.

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How to Fix Apex Legends DirectX Error 4294967287

Fix 1. Update to Latest DirectX Version

As the error message indicates, Apex Legends DirectX error 4294967287 is mainly related to DirectX, which is a set of components in Windows that allows software (mainly and especially games) to be used directly with video and audio hardware.

So DirectX is very important for games and many games even have requirements on DirectX versions. As to Apex Legends, it requires DirectX 11.0 or higher versions. If your PC doesn't meet this requirement, you will get the following error.

this game requires a DirectX 11.0 feature level video card

In general, if your computer is Windows 7 or later, the DirectX version is 11.0 or higher. But you can also check the DirectX version first. Here is the guide:

  • Click Startmenu and type "dxdiag" in the search box.
  • Click the app from the result list.
  • In the Systemtab, you can check the DirectX

check the DirectX version

Then, if you want to update the DirectX to the latest version, you just need to update the Windows to the latest version, because DirectX does not have a separate update package.

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Fix 2. Delete DirectX.cab Files

Although I haven't understood the principle of this method, but many users report that they have solved the Apex Legends DirectX error through this solution. You can try it. Here is the guide:

  • Go to C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Apex\__Installer\directx\redist.
  • Sort the folder by name.
  • Delete all files (the deleted file are almost .cab files), EXCEPTdll, dsetup32.dll, and DXSETUP.EXE.
  • Right-click on DXSETUP.exe and choose run as administrator. This time, you will get the game installed successfully.

delete DirectX.cab files

Fix 3. Other Measures

Some people may solve the Apex Legends DirectX error through the first or second method. But some people also report that these methods don't work for them. If the above measures also don't work for you, you should try other measures, for example, updating graphics driver or turning off Firewall temporarily.

Finally, if all the above methods don't solve the problem, you can contact Apex Legends customer service for further help. In addition, if you have other methods to solve the problem, please share them with us in the following comment zone.

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