Fix Skyrim Crashes Freezes Black Screen

By | November 15, 2011

The skyrim pc game released already made some players frustate because of the video hangs and crashes to desktop error, also when you try to minimize and maximize the window it’ll give you a freezes and black screen 🙁

but fortunately there are a lot of fix tips from other players so thanks to them you can play skyrim with no error, here are the workarounds :

how to fix black screen when you minimize + maximize skyrim – steve
1. First try to look the error when you minimize and maximize
2. When you see the black screen window comes up with no other options, press ctrl+shift+esc to pop-up the task manager.
3. Close task manager, and this will re-activate Skyrim as the active window.
You should notice that it is now full screen and the process bar at the top vanishes. Also you can also try to use alt+tab when the black screen came up again 🙂

how to fix skyrim crash to desktop – Mizogucci
usually this cause by the shadows settings, so on the menu screen click video options and change shadows setting to low, anisotropic + anti aliasing off

skyrim crashes fix – MOTOSXORPIO
1. Verify Integrity of Local Files for the game.
2. Turn off V-Sync
3. Do the audio tweak (44000hz and 16 bit in audion playback)
4. Turn off all unused applications.
5. ATI users: try turn off Crossfire, seems that somehow helps some.

some other bugs in quest a cornered rat fix – NamelessFreak
esbern didn’t speak or open doors, how to fix his voice :
– open your skrim folder then go to this link :
– extract all skyrim voicesextra.bsa, it will make a new sound folder
– restart game then do the quest again 🙂

just to make sure, always to check your pc requirements before playing :
Minimum System Requirements
* OS: 7/Vista/XP PC (32 or 64 bit)
* CPU: Dual Core 2.0GHz or equivalent processor
* RAM: 2 GB
* HDD: 6 GB
* Graphics: 512 MB card
* Sound Card: DirectX 9 Compatible
* DirectX: Version 9.0c
* Internet for Steam activation

Recommended System Requirements
* OS: Windows 7/Vista/XP (32 or 64 bit)
* CPU: Quad-core Intel or AMD CPU
* RAM: 4 GB
* HDD: 6 GB free disk space
* Graphics: 1 GB Graphics Memory
* Sound Card: DirectX 9 Compatible
* DirectX: Version 9.0c
* Internet for Steam activation

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