HELP ME !! vista w/directX??

can someone help, i just bought a new laptop w/ windows vistaonly problem is wen i install a game such a DAWN OF WAR it will install but the setup wont work
it says something like "directx notbein supproted" and "spooge" is misssing?

i have no idea wat to do and i really wana play this game
some one plz help, share the knowlege :)

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