Fix Close To The Sun Errors, Bugs, Freezing, Crashing, and Graphics Issue

 
 

Fix Close To The Sun Errors, Bugs, Freezing, Crashing, and Graphics Issue

Overview: Close To The Sun is a first-person horror game developed by Storm in a Teacup S.R.L. Published by Wired Productions Ltd. Today in this post we will troubleshoot crashing, loading, launching, freezing, low FPS, and graphics issue with Close To The Sun on PC.

Check the System Requirement for Close To The Sun

Minimum System Requirement to Play Close To The Sun

Operating System: Windows 10

Architecture: 64 bit

Direct X: 11

System Memory: 8GB

Processor: Core i5 / AMD FX 2.4 GHz

Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX Series 7 or AMD Radeon R9 with 3GB RAM

Hard drive: 50 GB of free space

Audio: DirectX compatible

Recommended

Operating System: Windows 10

Architecture: 64 bit

System Memory: 8GB

Direct X: 11

Processor: Core i7 / AMD Ryzen 7

Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD RX 470

Hard drive: 50 GB of free space

Audio: DirectX compatible

Fix Missing executable Close To The Sun.exe and Fix Error An error occurred while updating Close To The Sun

Step 1
Verify the integrity of game files in Steam or Epic Launcher.

Step 3

Add an exception for the game to your antivirus and windows firewall.

Can’t Launch the Game

Add game exe file to the Windows firewall or antivirus. Run the game as an administrator.

Low FPS Close To The Sun

Close all the background apps running.

Turn off V-sync and G-sync.

You can also try the following workarounds:

Step 1

  • Open Nvidia Control Panel by making a right click on the desktop
  • Select Manage 3D Settings and select Close To The Sun from the Program Settings and set the Power Management to Prefer Maximum Power

Step 2

  • Type Graphics Settings in the Windows search box and open Graphics Settings.
    Classic App should be selected by default. Click on Browse and select the .exe file of Close To The Sun game.
  • Now click on Options after it has been added and Select High Performance option when it prompts the new window and click on Save.
  • Now go to the installation directory and launch the .exe file of Close To The Sun as an administrator. Avoid using the desktop shortcut.

Black Screen Issue

First, use ALT + ENTER key on the keyboard to go to Windows mode in case you can hear the sound in the background. If not fixed, Verify or Repair Close To The Sun in Epic Games Launcher.

Fix Connectivity Issue with Epic Games Launcher

If you are facing an issue in downloading or installing Close To The Sun game via Epic games Launcher, follow the below steps:

If you face any connectivity issue with the Epic Games Launcher try the following steps:

  • Use a Broadband internet connection.
  • Ensure that you are not behind a proxy and do not have epicgames.com filtered.
  • If you are behind a proxy, add an exception for epicgames.com.
  • Ensure that ports 80, 443 (https), and 5222 are unblocked.
    Navigate to Control Panel> System and Security> Windows Firewall.
    Click Advanced Settings.
    On the left, select Inbound Rules.
    On the right, select New Rule
    Select Port, then click Next.
    In the text box beside Specific local ports, enter 5222, 443, 80, then click Next three more times.
    In the Name box, enter UE4, then click Finish.

Verify or Repair Close To The Sun in Epic Games Launcher

Launch Epic Games Launcher and click on Library options on the left side of the window.

Now click on the Setting icon (gear icon) as shown above on the Close To The Sun game tile. Click on Verify on the drop-down menu. In the below pic it’s a different game but you select the Close To The Sun Game.

It will verify the installation of your Close To The Sun game and download again any missing or corrupted files.

Error LS-0013 Unable to Launch Close To The Sun

Step 1
Verify the game from Epic Launcher.

Step 2
Uncheck the Administrator from Epic and Close To The Sun Launcher. Make a right Right-click the Close To The Sun desktop shortcut.
If you don’t have one, look for the yourgamename.exe file in the executable file in the INSTALLATION DIRECTORY
Select Properties, click on the Compatibility tab and uncheck the box at the bottom under settings where it says Run this Program as an administrator and Click Apply and OK. Doing this may fix LS-0013 error

Step 3
Uninstall and reinstall the game.

Fix Bluescreen Error with Close To The Sun

Please visit this link to fix bluescreen or BSOD error.

Fix High CPU Usage with Close To The Sun

Please visit this link to fix High CPU Usage with Close To The Sun.

Fix Audio Issue Close To The Sun

Restart the game, if not resolved do the following:

Make sure Windows sound is not on mute. Make a right click on the speaker icon on the bottom right of your screen and click on Sounds and go to Playback tab and disable all the sound devices except the internal speaker or the speaker which you want to use.

Also, try changing the audio from surround sound to stereo.

If you face low sound or any issue with the audio, make sure to update audio driver and run Troubleshoot Sound problems by making a right click on Windows speaker icon.

Make Sure Auto Update is Enabled in Epic Games Launcher

For players who are using Epic Games Launcher Make Sure Auto Update is Enabled for Close To The Sun game in Epic Games Launcher. To check that go to Settings option on the left side of the window.

Under Manage Games make sure Allow Auto-Updates and Auto-Update for Close To The Sun is checked. Please ignore the different game in the pic.

Run Epic Games Launcher and Close To The Sun  game as an Administrator

Right-click the Close To The Sun desktop shortcut.

If you don’t have one, look for the yourgamename.exe file in the executable file in the INSTALLATION DIRECTORY

Select Properties, click on the Compatibility tab and check the box at the bottom under settings where it says Run this Program as an administrator and Click Apply and OK.

Steam Users can follow the same steps

Make Changes in In-Game Video Settings

The best way to boost performance is to make changes in the display or graphics settings. To do so, go to the in-game Video Options. There is a lot of options for you to make changes. In case of FPS drops, try to lower the quality, change the Graphics quality to medium from high. It will help to ensure a consistent FPS.

A low number will ensure smoother gameplay if your system just meets the minimum system requirement.

You can experiment with other settings under the Video tab. Each setting has a different impact on performance, doing so may help to find the perfect setting to play Close To The Sun smoothly.

Add Exception to Antivirus and Firewall/Disable Windows Firewall and Multiple Antivirus

In case you are facing Close To The Sun:  loading, launching or connectivity issue then it might be antivirus or firewall which does not allow the game to load because it recognizes game files as potentially harmful and blocks it from running. Add exceptions for Close To The Sun. Call your Antivirus company if you need help in adding an exception for Close To The Sun.

Most of the time Antivirus causes your game to crash or freeze so if you have multiple security running on the system then disable all the antivirus except one or try switching to another antivirus if one particular antivirus is causing the issue.

Also disable/uninstall the below application, VPN SOFTWARE (e.g. Hamachi), VoIP applications (e.g. Teamspeak, Ventrillo), Video chat services (e.g. Skype), Streaming applications (e.g. Xsplit), Peer-to-Peer software (e.g. uTorrent / BitTorrent), Virtualising software (e.g. Vmware) as these software may conflict with the Close To The Sun game.

Update Windows 10

Open Windows 10 setting by pressing Windows + I key on the keyboard, then click on Update & Security, now click on Check for updates to update Windows 10.

Perform Clean Boot

Type in msconfig in Windows search box and click on System Configuration.

Click the Services tab and check the box to Hide all Microsoft Services, then click the Disable All button.

Now click on the Startup tab, then click on Open Task Manager.

Click each of the Startup programs in the list then click the Disable button. Disable all.

Close the Task Manager window.

Click OK on the System Configuration window to save your changes.

Restart the system and try launching Close To The Sun game again.

Stop the Windows 10 Apps From Running in the Background

Open Windows 10 setting by pressing Windows + I key on the keyboard, then click on Privacy and then scroll down and select Background apps and disable all the apps which you do not need.

Do Not Overclock or Turbo Boost a Processor or GPU to Play Close To The Sun

In case you are opting for Overclocking or Turbo Boosting hardware in your computer, then we suggest resetting the processor or GPU to the manufacturer specifications, as doing so may prevent any crashing and freezing.

Also, disable Intel Turbo Booster from BIOS settings and in case you are not able to figure out contact your system manufacturer.

Use Recommended Settings to Play Close To The Sun

Please keep in mind that higher settings maximize the workload for the system hardware overall, even if your system exceeds the minimum system requirement for the game.

Opting for reduced graphical features in the game is recommended if you are experiencing an issue with performance and stability.

Update Graphics Drivers to Run Close To The Sun

Visit your system manufacturer’s website to update system BIOS, audio driver and all the necessary driver especially the graphics card driver.

NVIDIA Users: GeForce Experience can be used to check and update the drivers automatically, visit the below link to auto update or update it manually.

Update Nvidia card 

AMD Users: Visit the below link to autodetect or manually select your driver.

Update AMD card 

After updating the drivers restart your computer and launch Close To The Sun.

Fix Graphical Tearing

This occurs mainly because of the game running at a higher refresh rate than your monitor can handle.

You might know that disabling v-sync can reduce graphical tearing, but still, you are facing tearing while playing Close To The Sun game then toggling v-sync to on in your game settings might fix it.

Fix Micro Stuttering

Micro stuttering (shudders and jolts while moving) happens when the game is not optimized properly, particularly when it’s played under multiple Direct X versions.

Disable latest Direct X version and restart your game. In case you are doing this please keep an eye on the patch notes for the Close To The Sun game to know when it is fine to re-enable it. Micro stuttering can sometimes be a driver issue, it may be driver conflicting or maybe the latest driver not working well with Close To The Sun game. In this case, you might need to wait for the new driver to fix it.

Fix Rainbow or Green Artifacting

In this case, a large number of pixels on the screen changes colors, it may be green, pink or like a rainbow. The game may be running on the background but you only see green or rainbow artifact.

It may be the bad graphics card, overheating or some hardware issue with the card

Check if the fan is working and reseat the graphics card if its a CRU(Customer Replaceable Unit) component

Fix Rubberbanding

Rubberbanding when the in-game character gets back to the starting point. It tries to move but comes back to the original place. This is generally a connectivity issue, not a graphics issue, use broadband Wifi connection or ethernet cable to connect. Make sure there is no issue from your ISP.

Use CCleaner to Fix Crashing PC Issues

Corrupt or out of date file may cause crashing or many more issues while playing Close To The Sun game. It is recommended to use CCleaner to fix many PC issues which will improve the game performance.

Uninstall and Reinstall Close To The Sun

If somehow game files have gone corrupt then uninstalling and reinstalling Close To The Sun may fix the issue.

Reinstall the Windows 10

Sometimes corrupt OS does not allow you to play the Close To The Sun:  game properly. Reinstalling Windows 10 may fix the issue.

Please note that you will lose all the data on your computer when you reinstall the OS.

Please visit this link to learn how to reinstall Windows 10 using USB flash drive

Conclusion

I hope this article helped you to resolve Close To The Sun Crashing, Freezing, Low FPS, Graphics, and Audio issue.



 
 

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