How to Fix Total War WARHAMMER II Errors: Crash, Performance, DLL error and more

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Total War Warhammer II released on Sep 28th and here we are going to look at some of the issues that players have faced and how to fix Total War WARHAMMER II errors like crash, performance issue, DLL error and more. This turn-based strategy and real-time tactics game is being loved by players round the world. It is developed by Creative Assembly and published by Sega. It is the sequel to 2016’s Total War: Warhammer.

Total War Warhammer II is set in Games Workshop’s Warhammer Fantasy fictional universe. It spans across four continents, namely Ulthuan, Naggaroth, The Southlands, and Lustria. The game is mainly focussed around control of the Great Vortex which is located in Ulthuan. The five races need to stabilize it. The Vortex campaign has a storyline for these races. The stabilization involves rituals to be cast on the Great Vortex. Before you ahead and check out how to fix Total War WARHAMMER II errors that have come up in different forums, have a look at the system requirements mentioned below.

Total War WARHAMMER II System Requirements

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 64 bit
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0Ghz
  • Memory: 5 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 460 1GB | AMD Radeon HD 5770 1GB | Intel HD4000 @720p
  • Storage: 60 GB available space

Recommended System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 / 8 (8.1)/ 10 64 bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4570 3.20GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 4GB | AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB @1080p
  • Storage: 60 GB available space

How to Fix Total War WARHAMMER II Errors: Crash, Performance, DLL error and more

Total War WARHAMMER II Crash Fix, Black Screen Issue Fix

The crash issue may occur while at launch, while playing or there may be black screen issue. So let’s see what possible solution has come up so far. In order to fix the crash issue and also the black screen issue here is what you can try.

There are few options that you can try and see if the Total War WARHAMMER II Crash gets fixed.

Option 1: Turn off Steam Overlay
In Steam, go to library. Then open properties of Total War WARHAMMER II. In properties, navigate to General tab. In this tab disable Steam Overlay.

Option 2: Update Drivers

Update graphics card drivers (if not already done) and reboot the PC. Also verify game cache integrity.

Option 3: Offline Mode
In Steam, on the top left corner, press Go Offline. Then wait for some time for the game to load. This has helped some users to fix the crash issue.

Option 4: Mods

Disable or remove any mods that you have installed. In some cases, mods could be the reason.

Also add game to Firewall Exception just to be sure that it is not the firewall that is causing issues.

How to Fix Total War WARHAMMER II Language Change Issue

Some players got problems while with the language settings. They were not able to change the language in Total War WARHAMMER II. To solve the language change issue, here is possible solution that has helped players.

  • In Steam, go to game library and look for the game in the game list.
  • The right-click on the game and select Properties.
  • In the Properties, go to Language tab.
  • Now change the current language to any other language. Then close Steam and launch it again.
  • Now Verify Integrity Of Game Cache.
  • Then go to the language settings and change the language to English.

Fix Total War WARHAMMER II D3DCOMPILER _43.dll Error

To fix D3DCOMPILER _43.dll error, in System32 and SysWOW64 folders, look for the file and delete it. Then reinstall Direct X and this dll error should be fixed.

Fix Total War WARHAMMER II Not Launching

Not able to launch Total War WARHAMMER II? You are not alone. There are many players who have come across the same problem. Well here are some tips and fixes that have been shared by players that could help.

Option 1: Run Total War WARHAMMER II as administrator

  • On the Steam icon on your desktop, right click and select Properties.
  • Then in the compatibility tab, select in the Privilege Level options Run this program as an administrator.
  • Then click apply and close the Properties window.
  • Now close Steam and launch it again. Then launch the game.

Option 2: Disable the firewall and antivirus

Now we you disable firewall and antivirus, the game may not have the problem. However note that the PC can be vulnerable if you browse the net.

Option 3: Verify integrity of Game Cache

  • In Steam, go the game and right click on it and select Properties.
  • Now in the Local Files tab, select Verify Integrity Of Game Cache.
  • When the process is over, click Ok/ Done and close it and then close Steam.
  • Now launch Steam and logout (if automatically logged in) of your account and login again.
  • Launch the game and now it should work fine.

Option 4: Delete fx cache solution
The last option to try is deleting fx cache. Go to the following path and for that in windows explorer address bar, paste the path given below:
%AppData%\Roaming\The Creative assembly\Warhammer2
Then look out for the file fx_cache and delete its contents.

That was all from how to fix Total War WARHAMMER II errors guide.