Windows 10 crashes while playing games
Windows 10 is a very gamer-friendly operating system, and the fact that it is becoming the leading gaming platform in the world proves that. But sometimes user report After recent windows 10 upgrade system became unstable while playing games, Windows 10 crashes frequently while playing games. The most common cause of this problem is the Outdated, incompatible display driver. Corrupted system files, Disk drive errors Also cause this problem.
If your Windows computer crashes while playing video games, and you?re wondering what is going on, here are some suggestions on how to stop your computer from crashing or freezing when playing games.
Start with basic first Disable any security software ( if installed). Run system optimizer like Ccleaner to clean cache, junk, memory dump etc. And cleanup broke registry problems.
Also make sure your system is updated, has installed the latest windows updates. Or you can manually check and updates from Settings -> update & security -> windows update -> check for updates.
Perform a clean boot to start Windows by using a minimal set of drivers and startup programs. This helps eliminate software conflicts that occur when you install a program or an update or when you run a program. And Run the game, ( which crashes while playing ) check Working normally. If yes then may any third party application causing the issue. Identify the causing application and uninstall.
Disable programs in the background
Most games tend to take up a lot of memory, so it?s always wise to close background programs before playing. If a game is unable to gain access to the memory it needs, it will either crash or run very slowly.
To disable background running apps open windows settings ( windows + I ), Privacy. Click on Background apps and toggle off the button ?Let apps run in background?
Run SFC and CHKDSK
Again sometimes corrupted system files cause system crash, Game fails to start or stuck at startup and restart windows. Same with Disk errors Game stuck while playing, windows restart and fails to start with error like no disk drive, select proper boot device etc.
open command prompt as administrator, type sfc /scannow and hit enter key to run the system file checker which scan and restore if any missing corrupted system files causing issue. Also run command chkdsk C: /f /r to run disk check, Which checks and fix disk drive errors, bad
Update/Reinstall Display Drivers
Driver!!! the most important part of your System, If its incompitable with the current windows version, Outdated, get Corrupted this will cause system crash. And especially if the Graphic/display driver if it?s outdated, not compatible this will mostly cause system crash while loading heavy graphics applications. We recommend to check and update your graphics driver first before perform any other troubleshooting steps.
To check and update display driver, Press Windows + R, type devmgmt.msc and click ok to open device manager. This will display all installed driver list, Here extend Display adapter, right click on installed display driver and select update driver. Next select search automatically for updated driver software and let windows to check and install latest display driver. continue Reading?..