How to Fix F1 2016 Errors: Crash, Audio Issue, DLL Error and More

How to Fix F1 2016 Errors: Crash, Audio Issue, DLL Error and More

F1 2016, developed by Codemasters, is a racing game. It is based on the 2016 Formula One season and is the 8th instalment in the F1 franchise. F1 2016 released on 9 August 2016. Well while pretty good number of gamers have already started enjoying it, there are few issues and bugs that are causing a bit of trouble. Well if you too got one, we may be able to help you out with the errors and their fixes that we consolidated till now. But before you go ahead, we do recommend you to go through the system requirements mentioned below.

F1 2016 System Requirements

Minimum

  • CPU: Intel Core i3 530 or AMD FX 4100
  • CPU Speed: Info
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • OS: 64bit Versions of Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Video Card: Nvidia GTX 460 or AMD HD 5870
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Soundcard
  • Free Disk Space: 30 GB

Recommended

  • CPU: Intel Core i5 4690 or AMD FX 8320
  • CPU Speed: Info
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • OS: 64bit Versions of Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Video Card: Nvidia GTX 980 or AMD R9 Fury
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Soundcard
  • Free Disk Space: 30 GB

How to Fix F1 2016 Errors: Crash, Audio Issue, DLL Error and More

1. Crashes on Startup

Updating the drivers can help you fix the crashes.

2. Audio Issue

Some users faced audio issues where the audio is have distortions. Here is what some gamers did to fix it. In your Windows PC, set the Sampling rate of the Audio to 16bit/44kHz.

3. F1 2016 xinput1_3.dll is Missing Error

Update the Drivers.
Re-install DirectX.
Then reboot your PC.
Then you start the game.

4. No Sound Issue

Here is what fixed the issue for some users.
You need to open Control panel.
Go to the Device Manager.
Now update the audio device driver.
Then restart the PC.

5. Missing DLL errors on Game startup

Download and install the missing DLLs. Then restart the game.

6. Logitech Driving Force GT Issue

Some gamers who are getting problems with the wheel not able to recognize the pedals accurately and using both pedals for gas and break at the same time, here is something that was helpful for some users.

You need to go to F1 2016 directory.
Then go to the folder action maps.
Now open the xml ( action_map_preset_win.xml ) file in it.
Search for the wheel type (for instance G920) and then do the following changes:

<Action actionName="Accelerate">
<Axis axisName="di_y_axis" type="uniDirectionalNegative" deadZone="0.0" saturation="1.0" />
</Action>
<Action actionName="Brake">
<Axis axisName="di_z_axis" type="uniDirectionalNegative" deadZone="0.0" saturation="1.0" />
</Action>

Now save the file.
That should be able to fix the issue.

Reema
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