Sunday, March 17, 2013

Crysis 3 DirectX 11 Error


Crysis 3 shows DirectX 11 error when it is launched. Follow the procedures given below:

1. Reinstall DirectX 11
2. Correct Registry Errors
3. Active Selective Startup
4. Change NVIDIA Control Panel Settings
5. Run Registry Scan

Reinstall DirectX 11

Crysis 3 is meant to be run on Microsoft DirectX 11. If you don’t have DirectX or the existing version is corrupted, Crysis 3 DirectX 11 error appears. Reinstall the same to fix your problem.

1. Click Start | Control Panel.
2. Click Programs | Uninstall a Program.
3. Select Microsoft DirectX 11. Click Uninstall/ Remove.
4. Follow the wizard and restart.
5. Download Microsoft DirectX 11 from the Microsoft Download Center. Install it on your machine.

Correct Registry Errors

DirectX 11 settings are located in the Windows Registry. Invalid values in the registry show Crysis 3 DirectX 11 Error. Correct registry errors to repair your problem.

1. Click Start, point to All Programs | Accessories. Click Notepad.
2. Type following command-
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DirectX]
"InstalledVersion"=hex:00,00,00,09,00,00,00,00
"Version"="4.09.00.0904"
3. Click File | Save As.
4. Save with following properties:
File Name: Fix.reg
File Type: All Files
Path: Desktop
5. Save and close the file.
6. Double click Fix.reg file. A warning would appear. Click Yes button to proceed and merge it in the registry.

Activate Selective Startup

Selective Startup is a type of startup where only selected number of startup programs are loaded. Enabling selective startup would troubleshoot Crysis 3 DirectX 11 error.

1. Click Start | Run.
2. Type MSCONFIG
3. Click OK.
4. System Configuration opens.
5. Click the General tab.
6. Select Select Startup checkbox.
7. Clear all other checkboxes.
8. Click the Services tab.
9. Check-up Hide all Microsoft services box.
10. Disable all services items.
11. Click OK and restart.

Change NVIDIA Control Panel Settings

Change the NVIDIA Control Panel Settings and allow Crysis 3 executable file. Enable high performance NVIDIA processor as well.

1. Right click your desktop, select NVIDIA Control Panel.
2. Click Manage 3D Settings.
3. Click Global Settings tab. Set default settings.
4. Click Program Settings tab. Locate and add Crysis 3 executable file to the list.
5. Set Preferred Graphics Processor: NVIDIA High Performance Processor
6. Click OK and close.

Run Registry Scan

Registry issues are very common. Registry error is the most common reason behind Crysis 3 DirectX 11 error. Do full scan and clean-up.

1. Download RegInOut Registry Fix.
2. Start full scan.
3. Fix all problems.

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