How to fix Fallout 4 Hacking Terminal bug on PC

fix Fallout 4 Hacking Terminal bug

After its blockbuster launch on Nov 10, 2015, Fallout 4 players have witnessed some bugs on the PC platform. Here we will look into how to fix Fallout 4 Hacking Terminal bug on PC. The post-apocalyptic action role-playing game is from Bethesda Game Studios. It marks the 5th installment to the Fallout series playable on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game is set in post-apocalyptic city of Boston and “The Commonwealth”.

According to some players, there’s a game breaking bug found when hacking terminals and trying to leave it. Once you activate a terminal, finish your hacking and try to exit, you get stuck and can’t resume playing. This nasty bug seems to occur mostly due to the high refresh-rate monitors that the players use. Those having monitors with refresh-rate above 60Hz are most prone to this glitch.

How to Fix Fallout 4 Hacking Terminal bug on PC

Reddit user, Venusia94, seems to have found a workaround for this bug. Follow the steps to fix Fallout 4 Hacking Terminal bug.

  1. Go to this location Documents\My Games\Fallout4
  2. Open the file name ‘Fallout4Prefs’ with notepad or any other text editor
  3. Change the “iPresentInterval” to value “0”
  4. Set the edited Fallout4Prefs file to Read-only.
  5. Done

If the above process still doesn’t fix your problem, then you can use third-party tools like MSI Afterburner or Riva Tuner to limit your fps to 60 or below.

That’s how to fix Fallout 4 Hacking Terminal bug on PC. Hope you liked the tutorial. Feel free to ask in the comments if you have any queries.