How to Fix Total War Warhammer Errors: Crash, FPS Issue, Black Screen Issue and More

How to Fix Total War Warhammer Errors: Crash, FPS Issue, Black Screen Issue and More

Today, a new game has been released namely Total War Warhammer on PC. Players are experiencing some issues which are likely to be sorted out in the coming updates and patches. However, this How to Fix Total War Warhammer Errors guide will show how to fix some of these common issues.

Total War Warhammer System Requirements

Minimum

  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0Ghz
  • CPU Speed: Info
  • RAM: 3 GB (PC Integrated graphics require 4 GB RAM)
  • OS: Windows 7 64Bit
  • Video Card: (DirectX 11) AMD Radeon HD 5770 1024MB | NVIDIA GTS 450 1024MB | Intel HD 4000 @720P
  • Free Disk Space: 35 GB

Recommended

  • CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz
  • CPU Speed: Info
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 64Bit
  • Video Card: (DirectX 11) AMD Radeon R9 270X 2048MB / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2048MB @ 1080p
  • Free Disk Space: 35 GB

How to Fix Total War Warhammer Errors: Crash, FPS Issue, Black Screen Issue and More

  1. Total War Warhammer First Loading Screen Crash Fix

First, verify the file integrity. If that doesn’t work, restart the laptop/PC. Else, try running Steam in offline mode.

  1. The HUD on Campaign Map Constantly Flickering Issue Fix for Total War Warhammer

Turn off VSync.

  1. Performance Issue on AMD Hardware/ CrossFire Issues Fix for Total War Warhammer

Update to the latest AMD drivers. They releaseda newer versioncompatible with the game.

  1. Black screen After Flash screen Issue Fix for Total War Warhammer

Run Steam in offline mode.

  1. Total War Warhammer ‘Chaos DLC Not Detected Error Fix’

Early adopters of the title and the people who pre-ordered the game have access to this DLC. Chaos doesn’t show up in the game sometimes in which case the player can try to restart his/her Steam client.

  1. Disc Version Starts Downloading from Steam Issue Fix

If the player tries to install the game from a disc but it starts downloading through steam, then here is what needs to be done:-

  • Log in to Steam and go to Library
  • Right-click on Total War Warhammer and Delete local content
  • Insert the first disc into your drive
  • Close Steam (don’t minimize, close!)
  • Press Windows Key + R to open Run

Type the following in Run:

“C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe” -install E:

  • Replace E: with the CD/DVD drive you are installing from (if is not correct).
  • Replace C:\Program Files\Steam if your Steam installation is not in the default location.

Press OK

  1. Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.3 Highlights for Total War Warhammer
  • Support for:
    • Total War: Warhammer™
    • Overwatch™
    • Dota™2 (with Vulkan™ API)
  • New AMD Crossfire profile available for:
    • Total War: Warhammer™
    • Overwatch™
  1. Stuck on Splash Screen Issue Fix for Total War Warhammer

Caused due to the latest NVidia drivers. Roll back to the previous version to solve this problem.

  1. Multiplayer Campaign gets Frozen on the Server Browser Fix

Patience is the solution here. Wait for at least 5 minutes as there are many lobbies which are hosted at the same time.

  1. Crash to Desktop after Initial Launch on Laptops

This happens when the game uses the integrated GPU and not the built-in one. Switch to the built-in one (NVidia/AMD) to fix this issue.

How to Fix Total War Warhammer Errors: Crash, FPS Issue, Black Screen Issue and More
How to Fix Total War Warhammer Errors: Crash, FPS Issue, Black Screen Issue and More

Sid Shrivastava
A graduand from VIT University, Vellore in Mechanical Engineering, currently working in Elecon Engineering Company. Gaming and writing have been his passion since childhood and hence, he believes TheTech52 is a great platform to showcase his passion and ability.