Tower of Fantasy Crashing on Loading Screen? Here’s How to Fix

Tower of Fantasy crashing on the loading screen occurs when the users try to launch the game, thereby freezing the game at the first startup screen. The issue won’t let the users move ahead from the loading screen by blocking them from the loading screen.

Tower of Fantasy Crashing on Loading Screen
Tower of Fantasy Crashing on Loading Screen

Well, if you are one of those troubled players facing this problem constantly while launching the Tower of Fantasy, then there is no need to worry. In this article, we have covered every sort of solution that will allow you to fix this random crashing problem and start playing the game with ease.

But, before going directly for the solutions, have a quick look through the reasons responsible for this problem.

  • Internet connection issue- The Internet problem is the main culprit that is blamed for this problem. So, if you are trying to launch the Tower of Fantasy with a slow or unstable internet connection, then you will encounter this issue. Therefore, it is suggested to use a stable and strong internet connection.
  • Incompatibility issue- Another problem causing the reason is the incompatibility issue. Your system must meet the minimum requirements of the game to run it smoothly. So, when such a problem occurs in the game, check for your system specs.
  • Missing administrative privileges- Most of the game problem occurs due to missing admin rights and Tower of Fantasy crashing on the loading screen is one of them. Therefore, it is suggested to always run the game with administrative rights.
  • Outdated Windows version- Outdated or older versions of Windows can also cause this sort of problem in the game. So, if you are operating on the older OS version, it is suggested to install the latest version to get rid of the issue.
  • Corrupted or missing game files- Missing or corrupted game files can also lead to such a problem. Therefore, running the SFC or DISM scan is recommended to search and repair or recover the missing or corrupted game files to fix the issue.
  • Device bugs or glitches- Your system’s internal problems can also become the major reason causing such issues in the game. So, here we suggest you restart your PC once to fix the temporary bug or glitches on the system.
  • Corrupted or outdated game- Running the outdated version of the game is also one of the major reasons responsible for this problem occurrence. Also, corrupt installation of the game may end up causing this issue. Therefore, try dealing with such a situation by reinstalling the game.
  • Outdated GPU drivers- Another reason for such problem occurrence is outdated GPU drivers on your system. So, if such is the reason found behind your problem occurrence, resolve the issue by updating the graphics driver to the latest version.
  • Conflicting antivirus program- Most of the time, antivirus programs installed on your PC may interfere or conflict with the game, causing such a problem. Therefore, it is suggested to disable all the installed antivirus programs to get past the problem.
  • Corrupt registry- Sometimes, a corrupt registry can also trigger this problem in the game. Therefore, is advised to reconfigure the registry to resolve the issue.

So, these are some reasons that lead you to such a problem. Now, as you know the causes, you can easily fix the problem with the most suitable solution.

1. Check System Requirements

Another reason responsible for this problem is an incompatible system. So, check your system specs even after having a stable and ample internet connection and still facing the issue. Check from the below system requirement for Tower of Fantasy.

Minimum Requirements:

  • OS– Windows 7 or later (64-bit version)
  • Graphics– NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030
  • Processor– Intel Core i5 or equivalent
  • Storage– 25 GB free space
  • Memory– 8 GB
  • DirectX– Version 11
  • Network– Broadband Internet connection

Recommended Requirements:

  • OS– Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Graphics– NVIDIA GeForce GT 1060 6GB
  • Processor– Intel Core i7
  • Storage-30 GB free space
  • Memory– 16 GB
  • DirectX– Version 12
  • Network– Broadband Internet connection

Follow the below steps to check your system specs:

  1. Hold the Win key and press the I key simultaneously to launch the Settings menu.
  2. Next, click on About under System.
    Click on the About
  3. In the next window, check your system specs, including the RAM, Processor & Graphics.

 If found compatible with the Tower of Fantasy, proceed with the next solution.

2. Run the Game as an Administrator

As mentioned above, most game issues occur due to missing admin rights. So, it is highly recommended to launch the game constantly with administrative rights.

Follow the below instructions to open the game with administrative rights.

  1. Visit the installation folder of Tower of Fantasy on your PC.
  2. Right-click on the .exe file for the Tower of Fantasy and select the Properties option on the folder.
  3. Then, go to the Compatibility tab at the top, and check the option box for Run this program as an administrator.
    Running this program as an administrator
  4. After that, click OK to save the changes made.
  5. Now, open the game and verify the issue.

3. Reboot Your System

Sometimes, the system’s internal issues, like bugs or glitches, can cause such problems. So, before going for any technical solutions, restart your system once. This will reboot your system freshly, thereby solving any currently prevailing issues. Follow the below guidelines to reboot your Windows PC:

  1. Press the Windows Start Menu Icon.
  2. Tap the Power button and click on Restart.

4. Make sure the Internet is Stable

If you are trying to launch the game with a slow or unstable internet connection, you will be troubled with this problem. Therefore, it is suggested to have ample or strong internet connection to have uninterrupted or smooth gameplay. Also, check your internet connection first when faced with such an issue.

  • Check your data plan. If you haven’t left with enough data or exceeded the daily limit, boost your current pack with an add-on data pack.
  • If using a Wi-Fi connection and the network is weak or slow, increase the internet speed connection by turning the Wi-Fi connection of the source device off & on or placing it nearer to the client device.
  • Also, we suggest you use a wired connection instead of a wireless one. A wired connection gives you a more stable and adequate internet connection than a wireless one.

5. Update GPU Drivers

Outdated graphics drivers are also the main culprit causing this problem. Therefore, the latest update drivers are suggested to avoid such game problems.

You can update your drivers by simply visiting the official website of the driver’s manufacturer and finding the compatible driver for your Windows version, and downloading it. Once you are done with the downloading process, the next step is to click twice on the downloaded files and follow the onscreen guide to install them successfully.

Moreover, you can also use a Device Manager to update the driver automatically. Below are the steps to do so:

  1. Open the Run dialogue box by holding the Win key and pressing the I key simultaneously.
  2. Next, on the dialogue box, type devmgmt.msc and press Enter to open Device Manager.
    Type devmgmt.msc in Run Window
  3. Now, scroll down to the Display adapter and expand it by double-clicking on it.
  4. Then, make right-click on the dedicated GPU drivers and select Update Driver.
    Click Update Driver
    Click Update Driver
  5. Next, click on the option Search automatically for updated drivers.
  6. Now, wait for Windows to scan and find the latest available driver. If any are found, your system will automatically download and install them.
  7. Lastly, restart your PC to save it immediately.

Once done with the above process, try launching the Tower of Fantasy and check for the problem appears or not.

6. Install Windows Latest Update

Running an older version of Windows is one of the major reasons causing this problem. So, if you are on the older version of Windows, you may run into this problem. An outdated version can cause many game issues and the loading screen crashing on Tower of Fantasy is one of them. Therefore, here in this situation, installing the latest Windows version will let you out of this problem. So, follow the guided step-by-step instruction to do so:

  1. Press the Windows key, and I key simultaneously on your keyboard to open the Settings menu.
  2. Now, on the Settings panel, visit the Windows Update section and tap the option Check for updates on the right side.
    Click on Check for Updates
  3. Then, wait until Windows checks for the latest available update.
  4. If any are found, tap on the Download and Install option to start the downloading process.
  5. Once the installation gets completed, restart your system and launch the game to check for the issue.

7. Repair Corrupted System Files

As mentioned above, corrupted or missing system files can trigger the loading screen crashing on the Tower of Fantasy issue. Therefore, performing the SFC or DISM scan is suggested to find faulty or missing files and repair them.

Follow the below steps to perform an SFC scan:

  1. Launch the Run dialogue box by pressing Win and R keys simultaneously.
  2. Next, type cmd on the run box and press Enter to launch Command Prompt.
  3. On the cmd panel, launch System File Checker by typing the sfc/scannow command and hit Enter.
    Type sfc/scannow command
  4. Lastly, wait for the SFC scan to search for the corrupted or missing files and repair them.

Now, if running the SFC scan won’t work, then below are the steps to perform DISM:

  1. Launch the Run dialogue box by pressing Win and R keys simultaneously.
  2. Next, type cmd on the run box and press Enter to launch Command Prompt.
  3. Then on the cmd panel, type the DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth command and hit Enter.
    Running DISM Commands
    Running DISM Commands
  4. Now, wait for the DISM to scan and repair the corrupt game files.
  5. Once done, restart your PC and launch the game to look for the issue.

Note: [Do not perform any other action while the scanning is in process]

8. Disable Firewall and Antivirus Program

At most times, installed antivirus and the Firewall in your system can cause such game problems by suspecting it as a threat. Therefore, it is recommended to disable all the antivirus software or Windows defenders to get past the issue.

8.1 Windows Defender:

  1. Open the Settings menu by holding the Windows key and then pressing the I key.
  2. After that, go to Privacy & Security.
    Click on the Privacy & Security
  3. Click on the Windows Security option and go to Virus and Threat Protection.
  4. Next, click on the Manage Settings option under the Virus and threat settings section.
  5. Finally, disable the Real-time protection and restart your system.
    Disable the real-time protection on Windows Security

8.2 Third-Party Antiviruses:

  1. Open the antivirus application and go to the Settings
  2. Next, click on the Disable option to turn off the antivirus program.
    Disabling the 3rd party antivirus
  3. Finally, restart the PC and launch the Tower of Fantasy game and check if the issue persists or not.

8.3 Windows Defender Firewall:

  1. Open the Settings menu by holding the Win key and pressing the I key.
  2. Now, select the option Privacy & Security.
  3. Then, click on the Windows Security option and select the Firewall & network protection.
    Accessing the Firewall menu
  4. Now, select all three network modes and disable the firewalls.
  5. Finally, restart your PC to let the changes take effect.

Once done with disabling the security problems, launch the Tower of Fantasy to check for the problem.

9. Turn off or Uninstall VPN

Most times, VPN can also cause such crashing problems on the game. So, if you are using a VPN connection, this might be the reason; try dealing with the issue by disabling or uninstalling the VPN.

Follow the steps to disable the VPN.

  1. Launch the Settings menu by holding the Win key and pressing the I key on the keyboard.
  2. Go for the Network & Internet category.
    Click on Network & Internet
    Click on Network & Internet
  3. Tap the VPN option.
  4. Toggle off the button for Allow VPN.

Below are the steps for uninstallation of VPN:

  1. Visit the Settings panel by pressing the Win, and I keys simultaneously.
  2. Click on Apps and select Apps & Features.
    Click on Apps & Features
  3. Scroll through the list and look for the installed VPN app.
  4. Once located, click the three dots next to the VPN app and tap the Uninstall option.

10. Adjust Compatibility Mode

Most users have reported that they fix the crashing problem by adjusting the compatibility mode. So, try adjusting it by following the below instructions:

  1. Go to the game shortcut icon, right-click on it, and select Properties.
  2. Next, go to the Compatibility tab and check the box for Run this program in compatibility mode.
    Uncheck Run this Program in Compatibility Mode
  3. Then, click on Windows 8 from the Windows version list.
  4. Check the box for Disable Fullscreen optimizations.
    Disable fullscreen optimizations
  5. Click on Apply and tap OK.

Finally, restart the game and check whether the crashing problem still persists.

11. Run Compatibility Troubleshooter

This is the potential solution that will help you to fix the problem. Running the troubleshooter will help you to locate the root cause of the problem, thereby resolving it completely. Below are the steps to perform a compatibility troubleshooter:

  1. Right-click on the game shortcut and select the Properties
  2. Click on the compatibility tab and select the option Run compatibility troubleshooter.
    Run Compatibility Troubleshooter
  3. Then, uncheck all the option boxes under the compatibility tab.
  4. Next, click on the Try recommended settings under the Program Compatibility Troubleshooter.
    Accessing the Program Compatibility Troubleshooter
  5. Then, click on Test the Program. This will lead you to the launcher.
  6. Lastly, click on the Program Compatibility Troubleshooter window and click Next.

If you won’t encounter a crashing loading screen problem, select the Yes option and save the settings. But if still encountering the problem, follow the further steps.

  1. Uncheck the box for The program worked in earlier versions of Windows but won’t install or run now.
  2. Next, check the box for The program that opens but doesn’t display correctly and click Next.
    Check the box The program opens but doesn’t display correctly
  3. And check the option box for the Error message saying the problem needs to run in 256 colors or 8-bit color mode. Then click on Next.
  4. Check the option Yes, try again using different settings and tap Next.
    Check Yes, try again using a different settings option
  5. After that, click on the Test program and tap Next.
  6. Lastly, click on the Yes option and save the settings done for this program.

12. Edit Registry

Another solution to try to fix the crashing problem is modifying the registry. Follow the below steps to modify your registry:

  1. Open the run dialogue box by holding the Win key and pressing the I key on your keyboard.
  2. Then, type Regedit on the run box and press Enter.
    Open up the Registry Editor
  3. Now, type the command Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\GraphicsDrivers and click Enter.
  4. Now, make a right-click in the empty space and create a DWORD (32-bit) Value. And name it TdrLevel.
  5. Next, click twice on the TdrLevel to edit the value. Then, choose Hexadecimal and set Value data to 0.
    Set Value Data to 0
  6. Restart your PC and launch the Tower of Fantasy to verify the issue.

Note: If TdrLevel didn’t help you resolve the problem, rename TdrLevel to TdrDelay and choose the Decimal option. Set the Value data to 10 and restart your system.

13. Reinstall the Game

If none of the above fixes helps you to resolve the problem, try reinstalling the game. If you have interrupted or incomplete game installation, this may lead to this issue. Also, the outdated game app can trigger the crashing problem. Therefore, it is suggested to uninstall and then reinstall the game freshly to fix the problem. As reinstalling will not only solves the problem but will also provide you with an updated version. Follow the below steps to uninstall and then reinstall the game freshly.

  1. Click on the Windows Start.
  2. Then, click on the Control Panel.
  3. Next, click on the option Uninstall a program.
    Uninstall a program in Control Panel
  4. Now, navigate to the Tower of Fantasy on the list, right-click on it, and select uninstall.
    Uninstall Tower of Fantasy
  5. Once uninstalled, go to the Microsoft Store and look for the game to download.
  6. Once downloaded, install the game and launch it to check if the problem persists or not.

I hope the article serves you well and provides enough solutions to fix your Tower of Fantasy crashing on loading screen problem in no time with the least effort.

Hardeep Kaur
Hardeep is a passionate technical writer with more than 7 years of experience. She has a keen interest in PC games, Windows OS and everything surrounding it. She is a technology enthusiast and fascinated with technology since her childhood days.

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