Windows 8.1 & Google Earth does not

I just upgraded my Dell Inspiron One 2330 (touch screen with AMD HD7650A) of Windows 8 to 8.1 Windows.  I also downloaded from Dell Download Center and installed new drivers for Windows 8.1.  However, for some reason, Google Earth (7.1) crashes whenever I try to open it.  A message appears and says that DirectX does not, while he leaves the program.  I checked everything, including Directx and found no flaws on software or hardware.  It seems that Google Earth has problems with the screen resolution?  Should I reload Directx?  Can someone give me a hand?   Thanks in advance!

Max

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After installation and test different versions of AMD/Dell video drivers and the Goodle Earth, the problem was finally.  It's a problem of compatibility of Windows DirectX 8.1 with Google Earth.  In the last test, I started 8.1 Windows through "Safe Mode" and then on the GE (Version 7.1).  The GE started nicely and also acknowledged the HD display that never happened with Windows before 8.  I was able to change the "Graphics Mode" in "Views" of "DirectX" to "OpenGL" and restarted Windows 8.1 normally.  The GE has worked well since.

Max

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