Encountering a random crash on the startup of Escape from Tarkov can literally make you want to tear you hair out with your bare hands. This sort of rage, I’m sure, every gamer can relate to. Hopefully, we can help you manage this anger by fixing the crash issues on your Escape from Tarkov. There can be a variety of culprits, so we will try to be as thorough as possible.
Open up your file explorer and look for the drive where your game is saved. Open up BattleState Games and then EFT. Right-click on Escape from Tarkov and select Properties. Under the compatibility tab, check the box next to Disable Fullscreen Optimizations and Run this program as an administrator. By doing so, we are eliminating the possibility of the game encountering permissions issues. Apply your changes and exit.
If the crashes persist, perform a file integrity check. Open up your launcher and click on your avatar. Select integrity check. This will automatically reinstall any and all corrupted or missing files on your device.
There is a chance that your third party or Windows antivirus software may be causing the game to misbehave. Temporarily suspend these services and see if that fixes the problem. If you are not comfortable doing this, you can reach out to your security provider and ask them if the service might be interfering with Escape from Tarkov.
First up, you will want to make sure that you are running the game in the latest version of Windows. To do this, simply type into the Windows search bar, “Updates”. You will find the wizard named “Check for updates”. Click and run it. This will cause your windows to check and automatically install the latest updates. Quite often, this alone can solve your error.
We hope the fixes on this article helped you out!