How to Fix Dying Light Crashes?

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Many users have reported Dying Light crashes due to internal bugs, technical conflicts or error messages. You’ll find system requirements information into the ReadMe file located at the root of game installation disc. Make sure your computer fulfills all hardware and software necessities. It is also possible that the game files located on your hard disk are corrupted. You may have to review your computer’s display settings as well.

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Update Device Drivers

In most of the cases reported, this issue was caused due to outdated device drivers – software that facilitate communication between your operating system and hardware. Update the device drivers using the Free Wise Driver Care. Restart your computer after successful completion.

Check Minimum System Requirements

We have come out with the list of hardware and system requirements below:

  • CPU: Intel Core i5/ AMD FX
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX/ AMD Radeon HD
  • Free Disk Space: 40 GB
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Software: Microsoft DirectX

Rename Corrupt Data Files

Your game data files are probably corrupted. Instead of deleting those files, just rename them and check if the problem persists.

For Windows 10/ 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista:

  1. Double click This PC or Computer or My Computer icon.
  2. Open following location:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\Common\Dying Light\DWData
  1. Rename the file named “engine_pc.rpacz” as “engine_pc.rpacz.old”
  2. Open following location:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\Common\Dying Light\DWData
  1. Rename the file named “engine_pc.rpack” as “engine_pc.rpack.old”

Change Process Priority

Run the game and change its process priority to real-time.

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For Windows 10/ 8.1/ 8:

  1. Open Task Manager. To do so, press Windows Key + X, select Task Manager.
  2. Click More Details | Details.
  3. Right click Dying Light executable file (.exe) and select Set Priority | Realtime.

For Windows 7/ Vista:

  1. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete keys.
  2. Click Open Task Manager.
  3. Click the Processes tab.
  4. Refer Step # 3 under Windows 10/ 8.1/ 8 user’s section.

Set Launch Options

Configure launch options through Steam Library.

For Windows 10/ 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista:

  1. Double click Steam icon on Desktop.
  2. Go to Games Library.
  3. Right-click Dying Light icon, choose Properties from context menu.
  4. In the new dialog that opens, click “Set launch options..”
  5. At the end of the existing value, type “–nologos”
  6. Click OK.

Troubleshoot Compatibility Issues

Use the Windows Diagnostic utility to check for compatibility issues with Dying Light game.

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For Windows 10/ 8.1/ 8:

  1. Double click This PC or Computer icon.
  2. Open following location:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Dying Light\
  1. Right click DyingLight.exe and select Troubleshoot compatibility.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions.

For Windows 7/ Vista:

  1. Refer Step # 1-2 under Windows 10/ 8.1/ 8 user’s section.
  2. Right click DyingLight.exe and select Properties.
  3. It opens up a new dialog. Click Compatibility tab.
  4. Check-up the box named “Run this program in compatibility mode for.”
  5. Select an earlier version of Windows, click Apply | OK.

Modify Display Configurations

Set appropriate display settings compatible for the game.

For Windows 10/ 8.1/ 8:

  1. Double click This PC or Computer icon.
  2. Open following location:
  • C:\Users\Vikas\Documents\DyingLight\Settings\
  1. Right click Video file, select Open with | Notepad.
  2. Scroll down the text file. Insert the following command at the end of the existing file:
  • VarInt(“i_shadows_sun_on”, 0) // disables sun shadows
  1. Click File | Save.

For Windows 7/ Vista:

  1. Click Start | Documents.
  2. Open following location:
  • ..\DyingLight\Settings\
  1. Refer Steps # 3-5 under Windows 10/ 8.1/ 8 user’s section.
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