How To Fix Sid Meier’s Civilization 5 Crashes

By | November 16, 2010

How To Fix Sid Meier’s Civilization 5 Crashes ? civilization V is a great game but.. there’s some error that need to be fixed

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sometimes when play civilization V i got this warning :
Sid Meier’s Civilization V has encountered a problem and need to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
If you were in the middle of something, the information you were working on might be lost.
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Sid Meier’s Civilization V Crashes

and looks like the problems is on the hardware configuration & resolution

Civilization 5 crashes to desktop after or before the intro movie
On certain video hardware configurations and resolutions, the game might crash to desktop just after or before the intro movie is played. You can try disabling the intro movie and see if this fixes the problem
1. Open the usersettings.ini file with a text editor
2. Look for the string SkipIntroVideo – the current value should be 0
3. Change the SkipIntroVideo value to 1. This will disable the intro movie

Navigate to Steam/SteamApps/common/Sid Meier’s Civilization V/DirectX and run Dxsetup.exe. if you are using DirectX 10 / DirectX 11, try running the game using DirectX 9 also upgrade your DirectX drivers.

Also sometimes Civilization 5 crashes when launched in Full Screen Mode. The fix is to run it with window mode since there’s no direct fix for it right now, you can see it in how to fix civilization V crashes

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