This help guide to fix all Assassin’s Creed 3 crashes, freezing, errors, desktop crash, lagging, FPS issues, no sound problem, black screen. This compilation set of user-contributed methods should fix any kind of technical errors you will be experiencing with Assassin’s Creed 3 If this solutions work for most of players.
Before other things, be sure your computer system complies with the minimum requirements for Assassin’s Creed 3 . If you are uncertain of your PC specifications, take a look guide in order to check your PC specs.
Minimum System Requirements:
OS: Windows Vista 32bit
Processor: 2.66 GHz “Core 2 Duo Processor”
Memory: 2 GB
Hard Disk Free Space: 17 GB
Video Memory: 512 MB(GeForce 8600 / Randeon HD 3870 )
Sound: DirectX 10.0
Recommended System Requirements:
OS: Win 7(64bit)
Processor: 2.13 GHz Core 2 Quad
Memory: 4 GB (Win 7)
Hard Disk Free Space: 17 GB
Video Memory: 1Gb ( GeForce GTX 260 / Radeon HD 5770)
Sound: DirectX 11.0
Problem No. 1:- Install Error: “Install Fails, Cannot Install”
It is a Microsoft C++ problem and so the quick fix is usually to, uninstall C++ files. If you notice 2 situations of Microsoft C++, remove all of them; and don’t worry, they’re easy to reinstall. There’s also a few workarounds online if you don’t like to uninstall them.
Problem No. 2:- Game Freezes during the Introduction Video
If you are using Steam, a solution is to ensure the integrity of your Steam game cache to solve this problem. If this continues, make sure that both your DirectX and graphics drivers are up-to-date. Doing both may slow up the occurrences of Assassin’s Creed 3 freezing.
Problem No. 3:- Crashes after pressing the ‘Play’ button
Windows 7 user go the game installation folder, right-click on the Assassin’s Creed 3 exe , select properties, go to the ‘Compatibility Mode’ tab and check ‘Disable Desktop Composition’ under the settings. Then try running game again.
Problem No. 4:- “Could not load image”
Go to the game installation folder and run Assassin’s Creed 3 .etc it directly from there, instead of shortcut or client link.
Problem No. 5:- Bad Textures, Texture Breaks, Texture Glitch on gaming laptop
This is just for gaming laptop computers, but may work with PCs also. This is an advanced solution, and only do this if others basic methods for example anti-aliasing ,disabling and filtering failed. If the BIOS has the option, disable ‘Switchable Graphics’. It will remove your laptop and PC’s power to instantly switch between the onboard intel graphics card and also the nVidia / ATI graphics chip, therefore smoothening out game play.
Problem No. 6:- Cannot see main menu or Menu crashes in Dual monitor problems
A common problem player facing when playing on multiple monitors. For now, the best is to disconnect other monitors and use on single screen. If it doesn’t work, try using in windowed mode.
Problem No. 7:- Cannot launch the Game
A common problem fix is clicking on the “Assassin’sCreed3.exe” in the installation folder instead of from any shortcut or launcher/client.
Problem No. 8:- Cannot Install Assassin’s Creed 3
Re-install the entire game, but make sure you that you have fully uninstalled game from your PC, before install again. Sometimes, you have to manually delete or remove the installation folder from the PC if files remain after uninstalling.
Problem No. 9:- Game crashes when launching / upon launch
Typical it is a DirectX problem. Simply update latest DirectX version. If it doesn’t work, reinstall DirectX fully.
Problem No. 10:- No sound or weak sound
Windows 7 / Vista users:
First Update your sound card drivers. If that doesn’t work, be sure you have volume set max for game in the volume mixer (click the speaker icon in your bottom-right of your display in the system tray). If you are in-game, click alt+tab from the game and see if it is set to max in the volume mixer.
An additional to go to Control Panel >> Hardware and Sound >> Sound >> Communications Tab then choose the “Do Nothing” radio option to completely fix this problem.
Windows XP users:
Lower hardware speed, or set your audio system to Stereo.
Problem 11:- Reverse / weird mouse acceleration problem
For quickly fix this, try shutting down your mouse-specific software from Microsoft, Logitech, Razer, and any others. Also try a reduce polling rate, many times that is switchable on the bottom-side of the gaming mouse.