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Common Causes of Launcher Crashes

NB - Some of this information is provided by the community and, while given in good faith, may cause damage to your computer of files if followed incorrectly. You have been warned.

  • Ensure that any anti-virus software is OFF or disabled while installing, there is the possibility it can delete parts of the install.
  • The Steam overlay can cause crashes while enabled, disable it in Steam Settings > In-game > Uncheck the 'Enable the Steam Overlay while in-game' box.
  • MSI Afterburner if running prior to game launch will sometimes cause crashes… can be started after launch.
  • Any program which manages multiple screens can cause a crash… disable these.
  • If the MS Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable is not installed on laptop … install.
  • from War Thunder. If installed, causes crashes. If you got War Thunder outside of Steam this is installed. If you installed WT through Steam, it is not.
  • Windows kb4054518 update not installed. Negative, this will change the colour scheme of game… but usually will reset back to normal after exiting the game.
common_problems.txt · Last modified: 2019/01/12 14:33 by ATAG_kiwiflieger