[Solved] How to Fix Game Crashes after Updating to Windows 10 Creators Update?

Game Crashes

In my previous blog Top 7 Features of Windows 10 Creators Update & How to Get Windows 10 Creators Update? ) I’ve discussed some latest features and patches which are included in Windows 10 creators updates.

And now, in this blog, we will discuss game issues that arise just after installing this update. But before coming to the point first read about some unknown facts about this latest update of Microsoft.

This update brings an important feature for game lovers, it offers a completely new gaming experience to the gamers. This new feature called “Game Mode”, it is one of the attractive and most desired features of this latest Microsoft update.

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With the help of this feature, one can boost any games on their Windows 10 system. Now, you don’t need any third party PC Game Booster to boost PC/Laptop games as you can boost the gaming performance with the Windows 10 own built-in gameplay booster.

On different forums and other discussion sites, many Windows 10 gamers have confirmed that this latest option boosted the game FPS by 4% on average.

But lots of users also complained that Windows 10 Creators Update ruins their gaming experience. Video game crashing is one of the common errors that appear after updating to creator update. There are lots of other issues can appear after this update some of them are stuttering, freezing, graphics issue and more.

 Also Read: How to Run Old Software & Games on Windows 10, 8.1, 8 with Compatibility Mode?


Causes of Game Crashing Issue in Windows 10 Creators Update


In the creators update some of the very important game components, like NVIDIA graphic drivers, .Net Framework files, gaming patches, and others may be ignored by this latest Windows update, which does generate the game crashes and another issue after installing Creators Update.


5 Tricks to Fix Game Crashing after Creators Update


Trick 1: Turn off Gaming Recording Feature

Turn off the Game Recording feature in Xbox app, this will help you to fix the game crashes after the update. Simply apply the below-given steps to turn off the game recording feature.

  1. Click on the Start button.
  2. Go to the Xbox app and sign in the app.
  3. Go to the Settings.
  4. Choose the GameDVR.
  5. Now, turn off the Record game clips and screenshots using Game DVR.


Also participate in Microsoft Discussion: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/a1fdad89-a71b-47ab-b10a-c54fdc35eb50/after-creators-update-game-called-dota-2-crashed-every-time-launching?forum=WindowsInsiderPreview 


Trick 2: Use Windows 10 DirectX Diagnostic Tool

DirectX is one of the important game components, it contains APIs for dealing with the tasks related to multimedia. If you are unable to run the game after installing Windows 10 Creators Update then you need to use the built-in direct diagnostic tool in order to find the specific game problem.

  1. Open run dialogue box by pressing Win + R
  2. Type into dxdiag and hit Enter key.
  3. Verify your DirectX version on the System tab.
  4. Navigate to the Display/Render/Sound/Input tab.
  5. Again verify the Notes to see if there are any problems.

If any problem has been found (written in the notes section) with the devices, then Google the issue for solutions and applies the available fixes.

You can also save the problem available on the Notes section and submit it to our comment section to get the solution by our professional.


Trick 3: Make Sure Network Connection on the Computer is Smooth

It is also necessary to confirm that your system’s network is working properly, as unsteady Ethernet or wireless network may generate the game flicker or discontinuous which pretty affects Windows gaming experience. Apply the below-given fixes:

  1. Open the default web browser of your computer or laptop and open any web pages or URL to see if they are loading properly or not.
  2. You can also use online Internet speed checker to check the network speed of your broadband service.


Trick 4: Reinstall the Game or Download the Available Game Updates

Note: Before applying any of the below-given solutions it is recommended to backed up all the in-game settings.


Reinstalling the games:

First, uninstall the game in which you are feeling the problem, and after removing the game properly again install a fresh copy of the game. By doing this you will replace some important files that are affecting the game.


Download the available game update files:

Make sure there is no any update is available for your game (visit the official webpage of the related game) if available then download it. Through this, you can fix the old files without removing the game completely.

As, after the every OS update launched by Microsoft, games developer also debug the game or add new patches to make them compatible with the updated Windows OS. 


Trick 5: Disable Driver Signature Enforcement on Windows 10 Creators Update

Try to disable driver signature enforcement, this will defiantly solve the game crashes after the Windows 10 Creators Update.

How to Disable Driver Signature Enforcement Permanently?

1: Open Command Prompt with administrator privileges (press Windows key + X and choose “Command Prompt (admin)”).

2: Type the below-given command and press Enter key:

bcdedit /set testsigning on

After executing the given command you will receive the “The operation completed successfully” message.

3: Exit from the Command Prompt window by using exit command and then restart your computer.

After doing this, you can install any unsigned drivers without problems.


How to Enable Driver Signature Enforcement?

With the help of the below-given method, one can easily enable driver signature enforcement whenever they need.

If you disable driver signature verification with the help of the above-given method then try the command below:

  1. Open the command prompt as suggested above
  2. Type the command and press enter:
    1. bcdedit /set testsigning off
  3. Restart your computer or laptop.


Wrapping up Words: 


All the above-given tricks and tips are tested by our professionals so you can easily deal with Windows 10 creators update game crashing issue after applying the given tricks properly.

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[Solved] How to Fix Game Crashes after Updating to Windows 10 Creators Update?
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