[FIXED] Far Cry 4 Errors- DirectX, DLL, Low FPS & Others Easily


Far Cry 4 is a survival shooter game and one of the most predictable games of the year developed by Ubisoft’s and also the fourth instalment in the Far Cry series. Far Cry is available on Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. And since after the release the game starts receiving positive responses.

But later many gamers are found reporting various Far Cry 4 bugs and errors. Well, this is quite common as most of the PC games are released with some kind of bugs and issues.

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Moreover, to fix the Far Cry 4 bugs and errors, 2 official patches are released for the PC users and these patches fixed several bugs.

But still, there are many users who are complaining about different errors with the Far Cry 4 Game.

So, here in this article learn how to fix Far Cry 4 bugs and errors.

NOTE: Make sure that your system meets the minimum requirements to play the game and also you have all the latest patches for Far Cry 4.

System Requirement for Playing Far Cry 4:


  • CPU: Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.6 GHz or AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 3.2 GHz
  • CPU SPEED: Info
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8/8.1 (64bit versions only)
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 or AMD Radeon HD5850 (1GB VRAM)


  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2400S @ 2.5 GHz or AMD FX-8350 @ 4.0 GHz or better
  • CPU SPEED: Info
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8/8.1 (64bit versions only)
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 or AMD Radeon R9 290X or better (2GB VRAM)

How to Fix Far Cry 4 Issues and Errors?

#1: Black/Grey Screen at startup (This seems to be the most common far Cry 4 crashes until now).

Solutions: First disable or unplug any of the USB Bluetooth adapters or Gamepads, Joysticks and controllers while launching and playing the game.

After doing all this process, if the issue is not yet solved then go to “HID Devices & USB Controllers” that is located in Control Panel and then disable any HID drivers such as ds4windows, x360ce, vjoy.

It is estimated now the Far Cry 4 black screen issue is fixed.

#2: Little Sound or No Sound at All


  • You should update your sound card drivers to fix this issue
  • Even you can try to deactivate “Dolby Live” from Windows Sound settings.

#3: “MSVCR100.dll Missing” error

Solution: This error is very common in Far Cry 4 crash but it can be fixed very easily:

  • You have to install “vcredist_x64” which is located in this folder
  • If you face any issue in searching “vcredist_x64” then you can download it from Microsoft’s website.

After performing the above steps check whether your MSVCR100.dll missing error is fixed or not.

#4: Black Shadows OR Far Cry 4 Black Screen Problem

Solution: You will get many users who protest about the huge dark shadows. For those users:

  • Access the “Quality settings” from the options and then change the “Shadow” setting from high to medium.
  • Still, if the shadows are not fixed then you can try to change the “Aspect ratio” setting to auto.

#5: “0xc000007b this application cannot start” Error

Solution: This error is also one of the well-known issues in Windows 10, 8.1, 8 and 7 which is related to the game like Far Cry 4. Read the article to learn more about it: How to fix 0xc000007b.

Here follow the steps to fix the Far Cry 4 0xc000007b error

  • Reinstall Microsoft NET Framework.
  • And reinstall Microsoft Visual C++.
  • Reinstall DirectX (version 11 is required to play Far Cry 4).
  • Install the latest Windows updates.

I hope the given solutions work for you but if then follow the solution given in the mentioned article.

#6: Blue Screen and PC reboots during game-play

Solution: The most possible cause of this Far Cry 4 error is the graphics card drivers. so you need to update them. Here follow the steps to do so:

  • Update your graphics card drivers
  • If you are unable to do this manually or unable to find the suitable driver for your graphics card then visit your graphics card’s manufacturers’ website e.g. NVIDIA or AMD and download and then install the latest drivers.

Or to update your driver you can run Driver Easy. It will update your driver and will fix all driver related issues automatically.

#7: Missing DLL files & DirectX Errors

Solution: This is another typical video game issue that many Far Cry 4 gamers are irritated with and found complaining about it:

  • First, be sure that you have installed DirectX11 which is required for Far Cry 4.
  • If your computer is missing a specific DLL file then you can simply download it and place it in Windows System32 or Syswow64 folder.

Or simply run the DLL Repair Tool to fix various DLL errors automatically.

#8: FPS Drops & Freezes

Solution: This Far Cry 4 crash error is very frequent, many gamers also reported Far Cry 4 not responding error and looking for the fixes:

  • Disable the “Anti-aliasing” and the “Ambient Occlusion” options in the video settings.
  • When the issue comes up, try to reduce the “shadows” quality setting.

I hope the given fixes works for you to solve the Far Cry 4 crash and low FPS issue.  but if not then run the Game Booster, the best solution to fix various issues with the game.

  • It enhances the Low FPS
  • Improves Gaming Experience
  • Adjusts the game for smooth and responsive gameplay

#9: Mouse Acceleration not Disabled

Solution: After you deactivate the setting from the menu, still there is some Mouse Acceleration happening that makes the game-play a little bit annoying and unenjoyable.

If you want you can solve the issue by editing “GamerProfile.xml” that is located in My Games/Far Cry 4 folders. Only find the lines “Smoothness” & “Smoothness_Ironsight” and set their values from 1 to 0.

#10: “Far Cry 4 Stopped Responding” Error/Message

Solution: Far Cry 4 not responding is generally caused by minimizing the game or switching to borderless mode.

You can easily fix this Far Cry 4 issue by turning the game in “fullscreen” mode and preventing the minimization of the game to the desktop.


So, these are some of the common Far Cry 4 bugs and issues that interrupt the gamers from time to time and hinder the gameplay

Perform the solutions given carefully to fix your Far Cry 4 game error and enjoy playing the game.

But if after applying the fixes the errors still bother you then run the PC Repair Tool. Sometimes due to PC errors, the users start encountering various errors with the game and failed to play the game.

So, running the tool will help you to fix various bugs with Far Cry 4 and enjoy playing the game.

I hope the article is useful for you and worked for you.