[Solved] How to Fix Game Crashes after Updating to Windows 10 Creators Update?
In my previous blog ( Top 7 Features of Windows 10 Creators Update & How to Get Windows 10 Creators Update? ) I’ve discussed about some latest features and patches which are included in Windows 10 creators updates. And now, in this blog we will discuss about game issues that arises 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 complete 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. 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 build-in game play 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 issue can appear after this update some of them are stuttering, freezing, graphics issue and more.
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 ignored by this latest Windows update, which does generates the game crashes and other 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 game recording feature.
- Click on the Start button.
- Go to the Xboxapp and sign in the app.
- Go to the Settings.
- Choose the GameDVR.
- 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 component, 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.
- Open run dialogue box by pressing Win + R
- Type into dxdiag and hit Enter key.
- Verify your DirectX version on the System tab.
- Navigate to the Display/Render/Sound/Input tab.
- 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 apply the available fixes.
You can also save the problem available on the Notes section and submit it to out 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:
- 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.
- 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 solution it is recommended to backed up all the in-game settings.
Reinstalling the games:
First uninstall the game in which you are feeling 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 above 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 below given method one can easily enable driver signature enforcement whenever they need.
If you disabled driver signature verification with the help of above given method then try the command below:
- Open command prompt as suggested above
- Type the command and press enter:
- bcdedit /set testsigning off
- 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.
If you are new with computer then you can take help from your friends, family friends, office friends and others who familiar with the command prompt and system options of Window Operating system.