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I finally got it to work.. not sure if this will work for others but its worth a try.
i deleted all my d3dx files both in "windows\system32" and "windows\system" and restarted my laptop. i then installed maya 2012 and then maya 2013 (both 64bit) and bothe versions now work completely well. no changes have been made to my laptop's hardware.
This error is almost certainly video driver related. I suspect your onboard video isn't capable of running Maya 2013. You need to be using a certified driver on a workstation class card. You might check that first.
Otherwise, this error is typical of a bad dll file in your system32 folder. Generally it is a DirectX or a Visual C++ problem.
What is your video card?
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