Overview: Farming Simulator 19 is a farming simulation game developed by Giants Software. The game released on November 20, 2018. To fix issues like loading, crashing, freezing, graphics and connectivity issue with Farming Simulator 19 game on PC, please follow the below troubleshooting steps to fix these issues.
This update cannot be used for the Steam or Mac OS X version of Farming-Simulator 19. If you have a Steam or Mac OS X version your game will be updated automatically. This update contains all prior released updates.
Source: Farming Simulator
Solution 1: Check the System Requirement for Farming Simulator 19
Most of the issues occur when your computer does not meet the minimum system requirement to play the game. You may experience significant problems while playing the game, so please make sure your PC meets the minimum configuration to play Farming Simulator 19.
System Requirement to Play Farming Simulator 19
Operating System: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Architecture: 64 bit
System Memory: 4GB
Processor: Intel Core i3-2100T Processor @ 2.50 GHz / AMD FX-4100 @3.6 GHz
Graphics Card: Nvidia Geforce GTX 650 / AMD Radeon HD 7770 or better, 2GB
Direct X: DX11
Hard Drive Space: 20GB
Solution 2: Perform Hard Reset.
Most of the time hard reset fixes the issue. Unplug all external devices from your computer. The only devices you should leave connected to your computer are your monitor, mouse, and keyboard if the computer is a desktop. Now Shut down your desktop and unplug the power cable from the desktop.
In case of laptop unplug the charger and remove the battery if applicable.
Now press and hold the power button down for approximately 15-20 seconds then plug in the power cable back to the desktop. Plug in the battery and charger back in case of laptop and start the system and launch Farming Simulator 19. In case the issue still persists move on to the next step.
Delete the Gamepad Binding Setup
It has been noticed that the game is crashing and freezing while switching between the vehicles or when we zoom out or zoom in. Please follow the below steps to fix this
Go to the Options Menu
Then go to Input Help Mode– It should be Auto by default
Select Controller and then Gamepad Binding Setup
Delete the binding here and then select bind as per choice
Solution 3: Verify or Repair Farming Simulator 19 in Steam
Steam users follow the steps mentioned below:
From the Library section, right-click on the Farming Simulator 19 game and click on Properties from the menu.
Select the Local files tab and click on the Verify integrity of game files… option.
Steam will verify the game’s files and download again any missing or corrupted files.
In case you bought the game from Farming Simulator website then please follow below steps in case you are not able to load or launch Farming Simulator 19
Navigate to the location
C:/Users/Username/Documents/My Games/FarmingSimulator19 and delete the game.xml file
Even if you have deleted the file, you will not face any problem starting the game as it will self-create. Keep in mind that you have to adjust the personal settings again.
Solution 4: Fix for Error Unable to Install the Game
If you receive any message saying unable to install the game, it may be because of the wrong language selected while downloading Farming Simulator 19. You need to reinstall Farming Simulator 19 and download the latest patch if available with the correct language.
Solution 5: Check For Corrupt Download with Farming Simulator 19
In case you are not able to launch the installer to setup Farming Simulator 19 then download file may have gone corrupt. Do not use any third party download manager to download Farming Simulator 19. Switch to a different browser like Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox, internet explorer etc to download the game again.
Solution 6: Run Steam and Farming Simulator 19 game as an Administrator
Right-click the Farming Simulator 19 desktop shortcut. (If you don’t have one, look for the yourgamename.exe file in the executable file in the INSTALLATION DIRECTORY )
After right click, 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.
Solution 7: For Connectivity Issue Power Cycle Your Router and PC
Shut down the system, power off the router/modem
Wait for 60-80 seconds and plug the power cable back to the router/modem. It may take a few minutes for all the light to come up. Start the computer and launch Farming Simulator 19.
Solution 8: Add Exception to Antivirus and Firewall/Disable Windows Firewall and Multiple Antivirus
In case you are facing Farming Simulator 19 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 Farming Simulator 19. Call your Antivirus company if you need help in adding an exception for Farming Simulator 19.
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.
Solution 9: Flush the DNS
This troubleshooting is for the connectivity issue while Farming Simulator 19 online.
Type cmd in the Windows search box and then make a right click on Command Prompt to Run as an Administrator.
When the command prompt opens, type ipconfig/flushdns and press Enter.
Repeat the same process for below commands.
Write ipconfig /release and hit Enter.
Write ipconfig /renew and hit Enter.
Write netsh winsock reset and hit Enter.
Restart your computer and launch Farming Simulator 19.
Solution 10: Use Wired Connection
We strongly stress the use of ethernet connection. Ethernet connection will always provide optimal performance while playing online Farming Simulator 19. Wireless connections have a wide difference in reliability and bandwidth and will affect online gameplay quality. Ethernet connections always maintain the bandwidth required for online gameplay.
Solution 11: 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.
Solution 12: 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.
It can take a few seconds for the Task Manager list to load.
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 Farming Simulator 19 game again.
Solution 13: 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.
Solution 14: Use Recommended Settings to Play Farming Simulator 19
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.
Solution 15: Update Graphics Drivers to Run Farming Simulator 19
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.
AMD Users: Visit the below link to autodetect or manually select your driver.
After updating the drivers restart your computer and launch Farming Simulator 19.
Solution 16: Bad or Wrong DirectX installation
Update Direct X by installing the most current version. Direct X is the software which the game uses to communicate with your PC. If it’s outdated or bad it can cause crashing and freezing. Visit the below link to update the Direct X to the latest version from Microsoft website.
Solution 17: Uninstall and Reinstall Farming Simulator 19
If somehow game files have gone corrupt then uninstalling and reinstalling Farming Simulator 19 may fix the issue.
Solution 18: Reinstall the Windows 10
Sometimes corrupt OS does not allow you to play the Farming Simulator 19 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
I hope this article helped you to resolve Farming Simulator 19 loading, crashing, freezing, and connectivity issue.