How to Fix Battlefield Hardline Crashes?


The game may crash with/ without an error message. You may have to verify the state of saved game files, check minimum hardware and software requirements, change NVIDIA graphics settings, fix installation issues with Microsoft DirectX and set higher process priority.

Download the Diagnostic

There are certain situations when missing entries in your registry and registry corruption causes this problem. Try running a registry scan to identify if there are any such issues.

  1. Click the button below to download and install the Diagnostic
  2. Perform a Registry scan and fix any problems detected.
  3. Restart your computer.

Estimated Download Time: 10 Seconds

Verify System Requirements

Check if your computer fulfills all system requirements outlined below:

  • CPU: Intel Core i3/ AMD Athlon II
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Video Card: AMD ATI 5770/ NVIDIA GTX260
  • Video Memory: 1 GB (AMD)/ 896 MB (NVIDIA)
  • Software: Microsoft DirectX 11

Change NVIDIA Control Panel Settings

Fire up NVIDIA Control Panel and change settings after adding Battlefield Hardline executable file there.

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

1. Right-click on an empty area of your Desktop.

2. Select NVIDIA Control Panel.

3. In the new window that opens, click “Manage 3D settings” link.

4. Click Program Settings.

5. Locate and add the following file. Remember, actual installation location may vary.

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield: Hardline\BHF.exe

6. Set following configurations:


7. Save and apply the settings.

Reinstall Microsoft DirectX

Microsoft DirectX is an essential component. The executable files may be corrupt, which you may have to fix by reinstalling the package.

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

  1. Double click This PC or Computer or My Computer icon.
  2. Locate following path:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\BFH__Installer\DirectX\Redist
  1. Right click “dxsetup.exe” file, select Run as administrator.
  2. Follow on-screen instructions.

Change Process Priority

Set the Battlefield Hardline process priority to higher.

For Windows 10/ 8.1/ 8:

  1. Press Windows Key + X, select Task Manager.
  2. Click “More Details.”
  3. Click Details tab.
  4. Right click “BHF.exe” and select Set Priority | High.

For Windows 7/ Vista:

  1. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete.
  2. Click “Open Task Manager.”
  3. Click Processes tab.
  4. Right click “BHF.exe.”
  5. Select Set Priority | High.

Delete Saved Game Data

Your saved game files have been overwritten, corrupted or renamed. Delete those files so that the game will recreate new files again.

For Windows 10/ 8.1/ 8:

  1. Double click Users folder on Desktop.
  2. Double-click Documents or My Documents folder.
  3. Open following location:
  • ..\BFHSettings\
  1. Delete all saved game files. Examples:
  • meta.xml
  • PROFSAVE_OriginID_header

For Windows 7/ Vista:

  1. Click Start | Documents.
  2. Refer Steps # 3-4 under Windows 10/ 8.1/ 8 user’s section.

Create a Custom Configuration File

Make a new settings file with Notepad as below:

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

  1. Press Windows Key + R.
  2. It opens up a new dialog.
  3. Type “notepad.exe” and click OK.
  4. Insert following lines in Notepad:


  1. Click File | Save as.
  2. Specify the following:
  • File Name:User.cfg
  • File Path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield: Hardline
  • File Type: All Files
  1. Exit Notepad.


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