Error Fixes for The Long Dark PC- Crash, Black Screen, Lag, Freezing, Stuttering Fix
The Long Dark, is the latest First Person Survival Open world simulation game released into the console and PC markets. The game has got very positive reviews on steam. The plot of the game goes very interesting as the user takes the role of a crash-landed bush pilot who must survive the frigid Canadian wilderness after a global disaster. This is the new age survival game with enhanced Graphics and Gameplay. The game was first released as Early Access back in 2014. The developers have finally managed to release the game this week and they have definitely succeeded in portraying what they promised. However, no matter how much the developers do, there’s always several issues related to installation of the game like Crashes, bugs and errors. It’s due to several issues related to Hardware components. We have done our best in providing the workarounds and tweaks for most of the issues in The Long Dark PC version. Do follow us on facebook and share this post if you find this article helpful.
Error Fixes for The Long Dark PC:
# The Long Dark Crashes on Startup/ Black Screen Fix:
There might be several reasons behind the crashes for a game. It might be due to driver conflicts as well. This causes the game to stuck on loading screen, create crashes frequently and also black screen issues. So, the most preferred solution is making a clean install of the latest Drivers. If you are not familiar with this, you can take the help of Driver Scanner, a freeware tool which updates all kinds of drivers on your PC by one click. Just follow the instructions given below.
- Visit here.
- Now, click on “scan for drivers”
- You’ll be prompted to download the Driver Scanner.
- After downloading, click on scan for drivers inside the software.
- It’ll usually take 10-20 minutes and after that, you can update the drivers from the results page by one click.
# Freezing Issues in The Long Dark Fix:
First of all, have a look at the system requirements and make sure that your PC specs stand above them. Your PC generally gets overheated when used more of it’s capacity and these heating issues cause freeze. So, make sure that you’re playing the game on a high end PC.
#Bluescreen on the Startup screen and nothing shows up:
This will happen if you install incompatible drivers. You should never install incompatible drivers on your PC. So, I always recommend you to use Driver Scanner to update your Drivers. Sometimes, this error might pop up when you have low Physical memory. You can check the memory usage through Task manager.
# Missing EXE error Fix in The Long Dark:
Some users have reported that after verifying game files, they get the message that 12 files failed to download/update. In that case, you can try out a couple of things:
- Try restarting your PC and running the game again.
- Disable your antivirus/firewall while the game is being updated/downloaded.
# Game lags while playing on my Laptop:
You need to switch the Graphics card from integrated to dedicated (Nvidia/AMD). Integrated graphics are generally capable of running small games. So, to run GTA 5, you need to switch back to dedicated graphics.
#The Long Dark Error : Code 0xa0000001
If you are getting a Blue screen of Death (BSOD) with an error code 0xa0000001, then it may be the issue related to AMD graphic cards. Make sure the graphic card is not overheating. Also, try updating the card with the latest drivers.
# APPCRASH in The Long Dark Fix:
If you are an AMD user, you can try this workaround.
Go to the “Catalyst Control Center”.
Select the “Games” tab and try disabling “AMD Radeon Dual Graphics” function.
# Stuttering issues in The Long Dark Fix:
Stuttering or pausing of the game in regular intervals is quite annoying as it takes away the fun. Users have complained that they are encountering stuttering issues both in Story mode and Multiplayer mode. The fix we recommend for you here is to “Make a clean install of the latest drivers”. It avoids the driver conflicts and it certainly increases the FPS. Just follow the guide embedded below to know more about updating the drivers.]
If you are facing any more issues, do comment below and let other’s help.