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Division 2 crashing on PC

Are you bothered by Division 2 crashing on PC? This problem has been reported by many Division 2 players and they don’t know how to fix it. Fortunately, MiniTool Software offers some reasons for and solutions to this issue. You can have a try to solve the problem.

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Reasons for Division 2 Crashing

It’s really annoying that Division 2 keeps crashing when you install or try to play the game on Windows 10. Why do you encounter this problem? Here are some possible reasons:

  • Missing or corrupted game files
  • Incompatibility problems
  • Inadequate page file size
  • Outdated or faulty graphics card driver

You might not sure which one you’re facing, but you can try the following methods one by one to solve the problem.

Tip: Before you troubleshoot the problems, please download the latest game patch from the official website, which may be helpful to fix the bugs in Division 2.

Method 1: Verify the Game Files

If there are any missing or corrupted game files, you will encounter Division 2 crashing on PC. So, you need to verify and repair them. You may play Division 2 on different platforms, and here are two examples below.

Verify Game Files in Steam

If you’re using Steam to play video games, you can try the following steps to fix your faulty game files.

Step 1: Launch Steam.

Step 2: Select LIBRARY tab. Then right-click Division 2 from the game lists, and click Properties.

Step 3: In the pop-up window, click LOCAL FILES tab and choose VERIFY INTEGRITY OF GAME CACHE.

Step 4: Wait patiently when Steam is verifying the game files. Once it’s completed, click CLOSE.

verify the game files

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Verify Game Files in Epic Game Launcher

If you play the game in Epic Game Launcher, you need to:

Step 1: In Epic Game Launcher, click Library.

Step 2: Select the Settings icon of Division 2.

Step 3: In the pop-up Settings window, click Verify to start verifying the games files for Division 2. Then follow the onscreen instructions to finish the process.

click Verify

Once the games files are repaired, you can launch the game and check if Division 2 crashing has been solved.

Method 2: Change Compatibility Settings

Division 2 crashing issue could also occur when some program settings are not compatible with Windows operating system. To solve the problem, you may need to change some compatibility settings for the game.

Step 1: Navigate to the location where your Division 2 is installed.

Step 2: Right-click the file TheDivision.exe in the installation folder and then select Properties.

Step 3: In the pop-up window, switch to Compatibility tab and click Change high DPI settings.

click Change high DPI settings

Step 4: In the following window, check Override high DPI scaling behavior and select Application for Scaling performed by: option. Then click OK.

change High DPI scaling override settings

Step 5: When you go back to Properties window, check Disable fullscreen optimizations and click OK to save the changed settings.

Now you can restart your Division 2 and Division 2 crashing issue should have been fixed.

Method 3: Change Paging File Settings

Paging file, also known as Virtual Memory works as a secondary RAM. As well know, if you have more RAM, the programs on your computer will run faster. When your computer runs slowly because there is not enough RAM, you can solve the problem by increasing virtual memory.

If your Division 2 keeps crashing due to inadequate page file size, you need to follow the steps below to fix it.

Step 1: Press Win + R to invoke Run window. Then type control and click OK to open Control Panel.

Step 2: Type advanced in the search box and click View advanced system settings in the search results.

Step 3: In the pop-up window, click Settings under Performance section.

Step 4: Now switch to Advanced tab and click Change under Virtual memory section.

click Change

Step 5: Check Automatically manage paging file size for all drives and then click OK to save the settings.

Once it’s done, you can try opening the Division 2 and check if it works properly. If you’re still bothered by Division 2 crashing issue, you have to move on to the next fix.

Method 4: Update Graphics Card Driver

Outdated or faulty graphics card driver is a common factor which leads to a lot of problems in video games. If your Division 2 keeps crashing, you need to check if there is something wrong with the driver.

You can follow the step-by-step guide to update the driver.

Step 1: Right-click Start menu and select Device Manager.

Step 2: Double-click Display adapters. Then right-click your graphics card and choose Update driver.

Step 3: Select Search automatically for updated driver software and then follow the onscreen instructions to finish the process.

update graphics card driver

Then you need to restart the computer and check if the problem disappears.

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