Error Fixes for NBA 2K17 PC- Crashes, Errors and Bugs Fixes

The Sports Gaming season is back as all the sports games are gearing up for the release in this month. Already, Pro Evolution Soccer and Football Manager have released their 2017 installments into the market. PES has been getting highly positive reviews around the market. Now, it’s the time for NBA’s new installment NBA 2K17. It’s released officially in few countries already and is scheduled to release on September 20th, in few other countries like India.


As all the latest games do, this game also comes up with a list of errors, bugs and crashes that are not letting the players install/ play NBA 2K17 on PCs. So we put up this list of Fixes and workarounds for issues, errors and bugs in NBA 2K17. As a routine, we request you to have a look at the system requirements of NBA 2K17. If your PC falls anywhere behind the requirements, we recommend you to upgrade your PC as the immediate solution.

System Requirements of NBA 2K17:


    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit or Windows 10 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i3-530 @ 2.93 GHz / AMD Phenom™ II X4 805 @ 2.50 GHz or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 430 1GB / ATI® Radeon™ HD 6450 1GB or better
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 70 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0x compatible


    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit or Windows 10 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-4430 @ 3 GHz / AMD FX-8370 @ 3.4 GHz or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 770 2GB / ATI® Radeon™ R9 270 2GB or better
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 70 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card

We also researched a lot and put up the list of best graphics cards for Gaming in 2016. If you are on a budget and would like to buy a new graphics card, then you might wanna have a look into this post.

Best Graphics Cards for Gaming in 2016

So, now let’s get into the list of Fixes and workarounds.

# Low Framerate in NBA 2K17 Fix:

There are a lot of threads regarding this issue in various forums. Although, there’s no particular workaround, we do have some tweaks for you,.

  • First of all, make sure that you have updated the drivers of your GPU. You can follow this guide for more help

How to Update the Drivers for GPU

  • Go to Nvidia control panel, and in the Manage 3D settings, set the power management mode to “Prefer Maximum Performance”
  • Open Task manager and set high priority to NBA 2K17 exe file.

# NBA 2K17 Crashes on startup Fix:

Crashes are the most prominent issues in Gaming these days. NBA 2K17 is no different and there are quite a lot of crashes reported in the forums.

Firstly, it’s important to know the source for this crash. Sometimes, crashes do come up with error codes and details. Do make a note of them and comment if possible. However, the most general solution for Crashing issues is updating the Drivers. However, making a clean install of the drivers can be tricky sometimes and it’s time consuming too. We recommend you to use Driver Scanner, a tool that updates the drivers on one click. To do,

  • Go here
  • Now, click on “scan for drivers”
  • It’ll prompt you to download the Driver scanner.
  • Install it and scan your PC using it.
  • From the results, you can update the drivers by one click.

# FPS drop issues in NBA 2K17:

Lag is one of the primary issues while playing the game online in multiplayer mode. Few are also complaining that the game is lagging even in Single player mode. So, how do you fix it ?

  • Connect to the game through LAN for better ping
  • Turn of “V-sync” and “Triple buffering”
  • Set high priority to the game in Task manager.
  • Try to run the game in windowed mode if the above workarounds didn’t help.

#Stuttering Audio and Video in NBA 2K17 Fix:

To solve this error,you have to update your Video card and sound card drivers.This solves 90% of the stuttering issues.You can directly update your Drivers from the Device Manager. Click here to know how to update your Video card and sound card drivers.If you use Nvidia Video card,then you can easily solve the stuttering error by following the instructions listed below.

  • Left click anywhere on the desktop screen and select “Nvidia Control Panel”


  • After opening control panel,select Manage 3D settings option.


  • Then,if you did not find NBA 2k15 in the items list (like me),you have to manually add it by clicking on add.
  •  If you have recently played the game,you can select recently used option to find NBA 2K15.If not,you should manually navigate to the folder of NBA 2K15 present in your Program Files.


  •  Now,once after adding the game,you have to change the default settings to the following.
  • Power Management Mode: Prefer Maximum Performance
  • Triple Buffering: On
  •  Vertical Sync: On

#: Msvcp110.dll is Missing/ Any DLL error fix: 

Dll Files errors are quite common issues these days. First of all, to fix this issue make sure that you have installed Microsoft Redistributable C++ on your PC . However, if you are still getting this error, it means that the file is corrupted or incompatible. To solve the error now, we suggest you all to use Dll-Files Fixer ( Not spyware/malware. Read more about it here) . After downloading,

  • Perform a complete Pc scan. It generally takes 5-10 minutes of time.
  • After the scan, you can see the results of corrupted files.
  • You can easily remove them and replace with compatible files by one click.

Do comment below if you have any other issues.

  • Jeremmie Hean

    My Controlller is working in the game menu but not working in the Controller’s configuration. It automatically spams the “w” button on the keyboard..

    • bvuich

      me to

  • Ezio Auditore

    you should try to reduce antialiasing to 1 to fix crash-it worked for me!

  • Torsq

    It crashes when i pick a college in mycareer… Any solution?