How to Fix Battlefield 4 Crashes

Many people are experiencing Battlefield 4 crashes ever since the game was released. If you’re experiencing the same problem, you have come at the right place. This article provides a workaround to get rid of occasional errors and crashes, which interrupt the gameplay.

Repair Punkbuster Installation

Punkbuster file is stored in the installation directory. Repair corrupt Punkbuster files.

For Windows 8 & Earlier Versions:

1. Double click My Computer desktop icon.

2. Open the following directory:

C:Program Files (x86)Origin GamesBattlefield 4_InstallerPunkbusterRedist

3. Open the file named PBSVC.EXE

4. Repair the PB installation.

Reinstall Visual C++ Redistributable

Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable is a component used during gameplay. Corrupt Visual C++ files causes Battlefield 4 crashes. Reinstall it to fix your problem.

For Windows 8:

1. Press Windows Key, type “Control Panel” in the Search Box.

2. Click the Apps icon.

3. Click Programs | Uninstall a Program.

4. Select “Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable” from the programs list.

5. Click “Repair” button.

6. Follow the on-screen wizard. A system reboot is mandatory.

For Earlier Versions of Windows:

1. Click Start | Control Panel.

2. Click Programs | Uninstall a Program.

3. Select “Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable”, click “Change/ Remove” button.

4. Select “Reinstall/ repair the program” option and click Next.

5. Follow the setup wizard.

Repair Windows Registry

Windows Registry contains important game configurations and settings. You experience crashes due to registry errors.

1. Download and install a System Utilities software.

2. Start full scan. Wait till it is finished.

3. Repair all errors.

Change Graphics Settings

Graphics settings such as broadcast resolution and picture quality play a critical role during gameplay. Incompatible settings cause the game to stop functioning.

For Windows 8 & Earlier Versions:

1. Open Battlefield 4.

2. Press Shift + F1 to open Origin.

3. Click Camera icon | Twitch menu.

4. Sign-in to your Battlefield 4 account.

5. Click Advanced Settings.

6. Reset Graphics Quality and Broadcast Resolution.

7. Save the settings and restart the game.

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