How to Fix V-Rising Crashing on Windows?

V-Rising crashing issue occurs due to outdated graphics drivers, improper graphics settings, overclocked GPU or Ram, and too many background apps.

The most common reasons for the crashing issue are mentioned below:-

  • Corrupted game files – There could be many reasons for corrupted game files, but you can fix them easily. If you are able to verify the game files from Steam or Epic Games, you can do that. If you don’t have that option you will have to re-install the entire game.
  • Outdated Graphic driver – Many players don’t check the graphic driver updates regularly, which can lead to game crashing issues. Modern game titles need the latest graphic drivers to run smoothly. So, make sure that your GPU driver is updated.
  • High memory usage – Mostly, the culprit of the crashing issues is High memory usage; you can lower the usage by closing the unwanted programs running in the background.
  • Incompatible system requirements – If your Computer doesn’t meet the game’s requirements, you will always face crashing issues. Try to upgrade your Computer to eliminate this issue if your computer specifications do not meet that particular game’s condition.

1. Check System Requirements

Before working on any methods, you have to check the minimum system requirement of V Rising. If your Computer doesn’t meet the system requirement, you have to upgrade your system. We have mentioned the minimum system requirement of V Rising below.

Minimum System Requirement of V Rising:

  • OS: Windows 10 64 bit
  • CPU: Intel core i5-6600 or AMD Ryzen 5 1500x
  • GPU: Nvidia Gtx 750ti or AMD Radeon R7 360
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Pixel shader: 5.0
  • Vertex shader: 5.0
  • Free disk space: 7GB

2. Repair corrupted files

Corrupted Game files are also the leading cause of this issue. However, Steam provides you with an option to Verify the Integrity of Game files. You can quickly repair your Corrupted game files using that option. Below we have mentioned some steps to verify game files through steam.

Verify Integrity of game files
Verify Integrity of game files

3. Reinstall Graphics Driver

There is also a chance that your Graphic card driver is corrupted and causing this crashing issue. You need to delete the current graphic driver and reinstall it to fix this crashing issue. Follow the steps below:-

3.1 Uninstall Graphics Driver With DDU

Display Driver Uninstaller is an application used to uninstall GPU/Audio drivers entirely. As the device manager does not remove the files that are hidden, registry keys, leftovers, etc.

  1. Firstly, Boot your windows in safe mode 
  2. Then, Download and extract this application DDU
    Extracting the downloaded folder
    Extracting the downloaded folder
  3. After extracting, go to the extracted folder and open the DDU application
    Launching the DDU application
    Launching the DDU application
  4. Now select your GPU vendor and your device type, and Click Clean and restart
    Cleaning the current installed driver
    Cleaning the currently installed driver

3.2 Install Graphics Driver

  1. Go to your GPU manufactures website
  2. Now search for your GPU and then select your OS and download the Graphics driver.
    Downloading the GPU driver
    Downloading the GPU driver
  3. After downloading, simply open the downloaded file, install your GPU driver, and restart.

4. Close Unnecessary Applications

Running Unnecessary applications can cause high RAM usage and may lead you to face this crashing issue. To fix this issue, close all the unnecessary applications from the task manager and icon tray. Hopefully, it will fix the high RAM usage and the V rising crashing issue.

5. Reset Overclock Settings (If applicable)

Incorrect overclocking settings can also cause this issue and affects the lifespan of your GPU. Just reset your overclock setting from the MSI afterburner app

Here are some steps to reset your overclock setting from MSI afterburner:

  1. Launch the MSI afterburner app
  2. Click on the Reset button.
    Resetting the overclocked settings
    Resetting the overclocked settings

6. Allow Game File Through Firewall

Sometimes the application ports can be blocked by the Windows firewall for security purposes. Hence, the issue can be caused if your game ports are blocked by firewall Settings. Therefore, you must allow your Game.exe file from the Firewall to fix this issue.

Here we have mentioned some easy steps to Allow your Game.exe file from Firewall settings.

  1. Go to Windows search and open Windows defender firewall from there
    Opening Windows Defender firewall settings
    Opening Windows Defender firewall settings
  2. Then click on the Allow an app feature through the Windows defender firewall option
    Opening Allow an app feature through Windows defender firewall option
    Opening Allow an app feature through the Windows defender firewall option
  3. Now click on change settings and then click on add another app
    Allowing another app to add
    Allowing another app to add
  4. Browse your game.exe file and click on add.
    Adding the Game.exe file to the firewall
    Adding the Game.exe file to the Firewall

7. Run the Game in Compatibility Mode

The game needs all the required access to run correctly. However, in some cases, the Windows firewall doesn’t allow the game to access all the required resources to Run the game smoothly.

Here are the steps to run the game as an administrator by default:

  1. Right-click on your game.exe file and go to the properties 
    Opening properties
    Opening properties
  2. Now go to the compatibility section
    Opening Compatibility section
    Opening Compatibility section
  3. Check the “Run this program as an administrator” option and then click ok.
    Checking the Run this program as an administrator box
    Checking the Run this program as an administrator box

8. Disable Windows Defender

Sometimes Windows defender blocks the essential game files required to launch and run the game properly. To fix this issue, you need to disable Windows defender:

Here are the steps to Disable Windows defender:

  1. Open your Windows setting and then go to the Update and security
    Opening Update and security option
    Opening Update and security option
  2. Click on the windows security section and then click on Virus and threat protection
    Opening Virus and threat protection settings
    Opening Virus and threat protection settings
  3. Now click on manage settings and turn off Real-time protection
    Turning off the Real time protection
    Turning off the Real-time protection

9. Lower Graphics Settings

Your GPU has a limited VRAM, and if you play a game that requires more VRAM, you need to lower the graphic settings to run smoothly and make it stop crashing.

10. Delete Configuration Folder

The configuration folder contains all the in-game settings, like video, controls, and gameplay settings. There is a chance that you have changed a setting by mistake, which is causing this crashing issue. We can easily reset all the settings by deleting the configuration folder.

Here are some easy steps to delete the configuration folder:

  1. Press and Hold the Windows key and Press R Key on your keyboard and type %appdata%, then press enter
    Opening %appdata% setting from run
    Opening %appdata% setting from Run
  2. Now Open the Local low folder > Stunlock studios > V rising > Settings 
  3. In the Settings folder, delete Clientsettings.Json and Serverhistory.Json folder

11. Add Game to Graphics Preferences Settings

Graphic preferences settings allow the user to select between CPU or GPU for a specific app or game. If your Game runs on your CPU, it may crash because V rising is a GPU-intensive game.

Here are the steps to add your game to Graphics Preferences Settings:-

  1. Go to Windows search and open graphic settings
    Open Graphic settings
    Open Graphic settings

     

  2. Click on Browse and then select the .exe file of V rising.
    Browse V rising exe file
    Browse V rising exe file
  3. After adding, click on V rising and then click on options
    Click on Options
    Click on Options
  4. Now just simply select High performance.
    Select High performance mode
    Select High performance mode

12. Update Your Windows

There could be a chance that your Windows security features are outdated, and the game you’re trying to play requires the latest security features to run. Therefore, by updating windows, this crashing issue can be fixed.

Here are the steps to update your windows:

  1. Open your windows settings and then go to the Update and security
    Opening Update and security option
    Opening Update and security option
  2. from here, you can search for the Update and install it easily
    Checking Windows update
    Checking Windows update

13. Close Overlays Applications

The overlay applications such as Discord, media apps, and Browsers require more computing power which can produce this issue by crashing the game at the startup or even while playing. Therefore, make sure not to use overlay apps while playing any game

here are the steps on how to close overlay apps properly;- 

  1. Open your Task manager
    Open Task manager
    Open Task manager

     

  2. Now find any third-party overlay app running in the background
  3. Simply right-click and click on the end task
    Right click on the and click on end task
    Right-click on the and click on the end task
Ammar Nawaz
Ammar is a professional graphic designer, video editor, and windows enthusiast mainly; his expertise is in adobe premiere pro, adobe after effects, adobe Photoshop, adobe illustrator, HTML, CSS and Javascript

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