Fix Killsquad Crashing, Launching, Resolution, Freezing, Low FPS And Audio Issue

 
 

Fix Killsquad Crashing, Launching, Freezing, Low FPS And Audio Issue

Troubleshooting Guide To Fix Killsquad Crashing, Launching, Resolution, Freezing, Low FPS Audio And Multiple Issue With Killsquad Game on PC

Check the System Requirement

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 Killsquad game, so please make sure your PC meets the minimum configuration to play Killsquad. Both Minimum and recommended PC requirement is mentioned below. For best gaming experience recommended configuration is preferred.

Minimum System Requirement to Play Killsquad

Operating System: Windows 7, Windows 8 or 8.1 & Windows 10

Architecture: 64 bit

Direct X: 11

System Memory: 6GB

Processor: Intel Core i3 or AMD Phenom II X3

Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7850 with 2 GB RAM

Hard Drive Space: 6GB

Recommended System Requirement to Play Killsquad

Operating System: Windows 10

Architecture: 64 bit

Direct X: Version 12

System Memory: 8GB

Processor: Intel Core i7- 3770  3.5 GHz or AMD FX-8350  4 GHz

Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970/1060 or ATI

Hard Drive Space: 6GB

Killsquad Not Launching/ Error Content of the File Blocked

1. Exit out of the Steam, restart your PC and launch Killsquad.

2. Run the game as an administrator.

  • Right-click the Killsquad desktop shortcut and click on Properties.
  • If you don’t have one, look for the yourgamename.exe file in the game folder (C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\KillSquad).
  • Make a right-click on the game exe and 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.

3. Add Killsquad game exe to the antivirus and Windows Defender to Fix Error Content of the File Blocked.

To do so follow the steps mentioned below:

Type in Windows Security in the Windows search box to open Windows Security.

Click on Virus & threat protection

On the next screen under Ransomware protection click on Manage ransomware protection.

Under Controlled folder access, click on allow an app through Controlled folder access

and then click on Add an Allowed app and select Browse all apps to add Killsquad exe.

4. If the issue still persists, repair the game in Steam.

Steps to repair the game in Steam.

  • Launch Steam
  • From the Library section, right-click on Killsquad game and click on Properties from the menu.
  • Select the Local files tab and click on the Verify integrity of game files…

Fix Killsquad Crashing, Freezing, Low FPS, Lagging & Stuttering

Step 1

  • Verify the game files in Steam and run the game as 32bit.
  • Go to Steam Library, make a right-click on Killsquad, select Properties, go to Local Files and select Browse Local Files
  • Go to binaries> Win32 and run SteamLauncher

Step 2

Try the following steps to improve FPS with game

  1. Update Graphics driver.
  2. Switch from Fullscreen to Windowed mode.
  3. Use borderless windowed mode
  4. Disable V-Sync in Nvidia control panel
  5. Add Killsquad .exe to Windows Defender

You can also try the following workarounds:

Step 3

  • Open Nvidia Control Panel by making a right-click on the desktop
  • Select Manage 3D Settings and go to the Program Settings and select Killsquad from the drop-down list (If you don’t see the game in the list click on Add and find the game in the list, you may also have to click on Browse and find the game)
  • After selecting the game, set preferred graphics processor to High performance Nvidia processor and go below to find Power Management set it to Prefer Maximum Power

AMD users

  • Open Radeon Settings. Make a right-click on an empty space on the desktop and select AMD Radeon Settings from the menu.
  • Select System 
  • Select Switchable Graphics, under Switchable Graphics, select the game (if it is not in the list you can add it by using the Browse option and select the .exe-file of the game) Select High Performance for the game from the drop-down option.
  • Click Apply
  • Close Radeon Settings and launch the game.

Step 4

  • 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 Killsquad 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 Killsquad as an administrator. Avoid using the desktop shortcut.

Fix Killsquad Low FPS While Using Alt+Tab

  • Press Windows + I to launch Windows 10 Settings.
  • Search Focus assist settings by typing Focus assist settings in the search box.
  • Select Off to disable all options in Focus assist

Fix Killsquad Fatal Error

Restart Steam

  • Close Steam and restart your PC
  • Launch the Killsquad.

Uncheck All Options Under Lan Setting to Fix Fatal Error

  • Type in control panel in the Windows search box and open Control Panel
  • On the Control Panel screen type in Proxy in the search box and click on Configure proxy server
  • Click on LAN Settings under the Connections tab
  • Uncheck all the options if any options are checked, click on OK.
  • Restart your PC and launch the game.

uncheck lan settings

Make a Change in Regedit

  • Press Windows + R key to the open Run box, type in regedit in the run box and click on OK
  • Copy and paste Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Valve\Steam\ActiveProcess on the top space as shown below hit Enter.
  • Make a right-click on the right side of the screen and select New and then click on DWORD (32-bit) Value as shown below:

Regedit steam

  • Now rename the DWORD file as offline and make a right-click on it and click on Modify and change the hexadecimal value to 0 and hit OK

Regedit offline

modify regedit

Hexadecimal 0 value

Verify The Integrity of Killsquad Game Files

  • Launch Steam
  • Go to the Library section, make a right-click on Killsquad game and click on Properties from the menu.
  • Select the Local files tab and click on the Verify integrity of game files…

Run the Killsquad As An Administrator

Make a right-click on Killsquad desktop shortcut. In case you don’t have one, look for the Killsquad exe file in the game installation folder. Make 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.

Allow Killsquad to Your Antivirus Program

Add Killsquad exe file to Windows Security through Controlled folder access. If you have any other antivirus, make sure to add Killsquad to allow list. If you have Comodo Antivirus which also is the cause of Fatal error, uninstall the Comodo Antivirus, restart your PC and launch the game.

Type in Windows Security in the Windows search box to open Windows Security.

Select on Virus & threat protection

On the next screen under Ransomware protection click on Manage ransomware protection.

Under Controlled folder access, click on allow an app through Controlled folder access and then click on Add an Allowed app and select Browse all apps to add Killsquad exe.

Do Not Overclock GPU, Disable VSync

If you are 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, try disabling Vsync.

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

Update Windows

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.

Windows 7 users can install Windows 7 sp1 platform update. Windows 7 Users use this link to update.

Install DirectX

Also, update the Graphics card driver.

Update Nvidia card

Update AMD card

Reinstall Visual C++ Redistributables

  • Launch Control Panel by typing Control in Windows search box.
  • Select Programs, click on Uninstall a program.
  • Choose Redistributable needed to be uninstalled, make a right-click and click on Uninstall.
  • Now reinstall the latest supported Visual C++ downloads from Microsoft link.

Fix Killsquad Connection Issue

Verify integrity of game files in Steam.

Restart your router.

It is recommended to use the ethernet connection. Ethernet connection provides optimal performance while playing Killsquad online. 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.

Also, try flushing the DNS.

  • 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.
  • Type ipconfig /release and press Enter.
  • Type ipconfig /renew and press Enter.
  • Type netsh winsock reset and press Enter.

Reboot your computer and launch Killsquad.

Fix Killsquad Bluescreen Error

Please visit this link to fix bluescreen or BSOD error with Killsquad.

Update Graphics Drivers to Play Killsquad

Visit your system manufacturer’s website to update system BIOS 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. Click on Download for Automatic Driver Updates from the below link and download GeForce Experience and use GeForce Experience to check and update the drivers automatically

Update Nvidia Graphics card

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

Update AMD Graphics Card

Fix Launching and Crashing Issue with Killsquad on Windows 7

Install Windows 7 sp1 platform update. Windows 7 Users use this link to update.

Install DirectX

Also, try running the game as an administrator.

Fix Killsquad Audio/Sound Issue

There is a known audio issue with Killsquad game, update the game with the latest hotfix to fix the audio.

Update the Audio driver from the system manufacturer website. 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.

Stereo sound

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.

Fix Killsquad Resolution Issue, Fix Killsquad Black Screen Issue/Unable to Use Game Menu & Settings

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 Killsquad in Steam, try running the game in Windowed mode. In case the issue is not resolved, uninstall and reinstall the game.

You can also change the resolution as per your choice via GameUserSetting from here: C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Killsquad\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor, save the changes and launch the game.

Example:

In GameUserSettings.ini you can change the resolution as per your preference:

ResolutionSizeX=1920
ResolutionSizeY=1080

Unable to Find The Save Location for  Killsquad

Save location can be found here: C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Killsquad\Saved

Update Windows 10 to Play Killsquad

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

Windows 7 Users use this link to update.

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 the Killsquad 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.

Fix Killsquad 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 Killsquad game then toggling v-sync to on in your game settings might fix it.

Fix Killsquad 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 Killsquad 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 Killsquad game. In this case, you might need to wait for the new driver to fix it.

Fix Killsquad 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 in 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 Killsquad Rubberbanding Issue

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.

Uninstall and Reinstall Killsquad

If somehow game files have gone corrupt then uninstalling and reinstalling Killsquad may fix the issue.

Conclusion

I hope this post helped you to fix Killsquad Crashing, Launching, Freezing, Resolution, Low FPS, Audio and Multiple Issue With Killsquad Game on PC.



 
 
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