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The game is not launching

Created 9 months ago  Updated 4 months ago

Firstly, please make sure that your PC meets the The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings system requirements

If the requirements are met please try the solutions below:

1. Reinstall your GPU drivers. To do so completely follow these steps: 

  1. Download newest drivers for your GPU, but don't install them yet. 
  2. Download Display Driver Uninstaller and run it to remove previous versions of drivers. 
  3. Clean install drivers that you've downloaded in step 1.

2. Reinstall (uninstall and install them back) all of the Microsoft Visual C++ from the links below:

Both the 32-bit and the 64-bit versions of the programs below will work on 64-bit versions of Windows.

32-bit versions

Microsoft Visual C++ 2005

Microsoft Visual C++ 2008

Microsoft Visual C++ 2010

64-bit versions

Microsoft Visual C++ 2005

Microsoft Visual C++ 2008

Microsoft Visual C++ 2010

3. Disable all unneccessary apps before launching the game (especially apps with overlay) such as:

  • GeForce Experience
  • Riva Tuner
  • MSI Afterburner
  • MSI Gaming app
  • Fraps
  • Uplay
  • etc.

4. Please try launching The Witcher 2 in a clean boot mode. Here is how to perform clean boot - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/929135/

If none of the above will help, please report the issue to us, if there is any information or error code displayed please make sure to include it in the description.


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