Error Fixes for Sniper Elite 4 PC- Stopped Working, Crash, Lag, Black Screen Fix

Sniper Elite series is back yet again into the market with their latest Installment Sniper Elite 4. The game has already hit the gamers with it’s WW2 sandbox style gameplay. There’s been positive talks about the gameplay everywhere. However, early accessed gamers are facing the troubles already in installing the game. There are a wide range of errors such as crash on startup, dll errors and bugs that are preventing  the Gamers to run the game on their systems.

Here are the System Requirements for Sniper Elite 4. Do have a look at it and make sure that your PCs specs are better or equivalent. You atleast need to have a PC that meets the minimum requirements of the game to run the game smoothly.


    • OS: 64-bit Windows 7, 64-bit Windows 8.1 or 64-bit Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel CPU Core i3-2100 or AMD equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 7870 (2GB) or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 (2GB)


    • OS: 64-bit Windows 7, 64-bit Windows 8.1 or 64-bit Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel CPU Core i7-3770 or AMD equivalent
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GPU GeForce GTX 970 / AMD GPU Radeon RX 480

Okay, now let’s get into the Error Fixes for Sniper Elite 4 PC.

Error Fixes for Sniper Elite 4:

#Sniper4Elite.exe has stopped working Error Fix:

The issue is certainly related to the drivers. You might have to rollback to the old Drivers to run the game if you are a Nvidia user. To do this, just follow the instructions given below.

  • Go to Control Panel> System
  • Go to the Device Manager
  • Expand Display Adapters Open NVIDIA GPU
  • Find Driver tab and open it
  • Click “Roll Back Driver”

# Low FPS in Sniper Elite 4 Fix:

Low FPS issues are quite common and there might be several reasons behind it. Firstly, update the drivers and run the game and check  if the Lag still persists. If the issue is still there, try these settings in Nvidia Control panel.

  • Set Vsync to Adaptive
  • Set Triple Buffering to On
  • Set Maximum Prerendered Frames To: 1
  • Set Threaded Optimization to On

Also, set high priority to the game in Task Manager.

# Sniper Elite 4 Crashes on Startup Fix:

Although there isn’t a sure shot fix for this issue, you can try making a clean install of the latest drivers on your system to solve the crashing issues.Finding each component and making a clean install can be time consuming and sometimes may not work. Hence we recommend you to use the Driver Scanner, a tool which updates all kinds of PC drivers on one click. To do this,

  1. Open this Link.
  2. Now, click on “Scan for Drivers”
  3. You’ll be prompted to download the Driver scanner.
  4. After downloading it, scan your PC for outdated drivers using it.
  5. It usually takes 5-10 minutes.
  6. From the results, you can update the drivers on one click.

# Download Stuck at 99% Fix:

Generally, the downloading takes more time at the end. So just be patient for a while. If that’s not the case , then try disabling your antivirus and download the game again.

# Sniper Elite 4 Doesn’t start Fix:

Try verifying the integrity of Game cache files.

1. Right-click on the game’s title
2. Select Properties
3. Select Local Files
4. Click ‘Verify integrity of game cache’

# Sniper Elite 4 – Black Screen Fix

Change your screen resolution to 1024*768 and see if the black screen goes away. Furthermore, try lowering some of the graphics settings in the game.

If you are still having any issues, do comment below and allow us to help. Thanks 😉

  • Tony Pegler

    What about the game crashing to desktop while on multiplayer ?