How to fix Mad Max Errors: Crash, Black Screen, Controller issues, Stuttering and more

How to fix Mad Max Errors: Crash, Black Screen, Controller issues, Stuttering and more

Mad Max is one of those successful games those were adapted from popular Hollywood blockbusters. Batman is another one. Mad Max was developed by Avalanche Studios, the one behind Just Cause franchise. It’s a great post-apocalyptic adventure game with vehicular combat element.

 

Players on the PC platform have reported of several issues they are facing while trying to run the game. We bring you this error fix guide for issues like crash, stutter, lag, controller not working and more. We also suggest you to first check if your PC meets the minimum system requirements. We have listed them below.

 

Mad Max Official System Requirements

MINIMUM

  • OS: 64-bit Windows Vista, 7, or 8
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-650, 3.2 GHz or AMD Phenom II X4 965, 3.4 Ghz
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660ti (2 GB Memory or higher) or AMD Radeon HD 7870 (2 GB Memory or higher)
  • DirectX: DX11
  • HDD: 32 GB available space

RECOMMENDED

  • OS: 64 bit: Win 7 SP1, Win 8.1
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-3770, 3.4 GHz or AMD FX-8350, 4.0 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB RAM
  • Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 (3 GB Memory or higher) or AMD Radeon HD 7970 (3 GB Memory or higher)
  • DirectX: DX11
  • HDD: 32 GB available space

 

How to fix Mad Max Errors: Crash, Black Screen, Controller issues, Stuttering and more

 

#1 Controller doesn’t work/respond in Mad Max fix:

Those of you playing the game using the Xbox 360 Controller on PC may face this issue. Make sure you have plugged in only a single controller onto your PC. Next is to follow the steps below.

  1. Right click “This PC” and select Properties.
  2. Go to Device Manager from left column
  3. In the new window, expand “Human interface devices”
  4. Now right click “HID-complaint game controller” and disable it

 

#2 Crash/CTD/Crash during gameplay issue fix:

Generally these kind of problems occur when haven’t updated the drivers since a long time. Just do a clean install of your video card drivers, restart your PC and try you play the game. The issue will be fixed.

 

#3 Stuttering/Micro-stuttering issue in Mad Max fix:

This is common is when you are playing the game in window mode or have VSync enabled. Simple turn off VSync and play the game in full screen mode to fix this issue. Also exit all background tasks like IRC and turn off your anti-virus while playing Mad Max.

 

#4 madmax.exe has stopped working fix:

This was caused by the Nvidia Game Ready drivers at launch. If you are an Nvidia user, update your drivers to the latest release to fix this problem.

 

#5 Unable to use Harpoon in Mad Max fix:

This issue is related to Nvidia surround or Eyefinity. You need to play the game using a single display to prevent this issue from happening.

 

We will update this article with solutions as new issues are faced by users. If you have any other issue, comment and we will try to figure out a solution for the issue.

How to fix Mad Max Errors: Crash, Black Screen, Controller issues, Stuttering and more January 13, 2016
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