Fix The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Crashing, Freezing, Low FPS and Graphics Issue on PC

 
 

Fix The Walking Dead Saints & Sinners Crashing, Freezing, Low FPS and Graphics Issue on PC

Complete Troubleshooting Guide to Fix The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Launching, Crashing, Freezing, Error, Audio, Connection, Low FPS and Graphics Issue on PC

Can’t Play The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Using Oculus Rift

Add the game file to the Oculus library in the client. There is a + sign on the top right corner of the library page.

Don’t open the game using SteamVR. You should able to open the game just using oculus home.

After you enter the game, press the Oculus menu and use the reset view function.

Fix The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Cross-Use Issue

Workaround: Till the time this is fixed try to use the Vive Wands with the Vive, Knuckles with the Index, etc.

A patch has been released to fix it permanently, get the latest patch and the issue is gone.

Physical Crouching Not Working in The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners

This is not a fix, just a workaround. Use the crouch button at the same time when You are crouching down. Midway in the crouch position, tap the crouch button again and you can now walk around staying low and be low in the game. When you want to stand up, use the crouch button again.

It has been acknowledged by developers as a known issue, they are working on this. Wait till the patch comes out to fix this.

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Game Save Issue

For now, the game is saving when you travel to a map or drink on the bus. I hope the game save becomes obvious in the next patch.

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners: How to Increase the Deadzone

Steam has a dead zone option in its SteamVR window. Go to Devices > Controller Settings.

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners New Vive Wand Movement Options

  • Options menu offers left Trackpad Click or Hybrid or Touch modes:
  • Click- To move Click & hold. To sprint just Double-tap.
  • Hybrid (Default)- To move click, to stop just lift and to sprint double-tap.
  • Touch: To move simply touch. To sprint just click.

Fix Loading or Launching Issue The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners

Make sure to add The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners to the Windows firewall. In case of third-party antivirus, add an exception for The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners game, also run The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners as an administrator.

  • 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 The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners exe.

Verify integrity of game files

Steps to repair the game in Steam.

  • Launch Steam
  • From the Library section, right-click on The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners game and click on Properties from the menu.
  • Select the Local files tab and click on the Verify integrity of game files…

Fix The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Executable has  Stopped Working

In case, the game won’t launch or you receive the error “The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners has stopped working” try repairing the game files in steam.

Steps to repair the game in Steam.

  • Launch Steam
  • From the Library section, right-click on The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners game and click on Properties from the menu.
  • Select the Local files tab and click on the Verify integrity of game files…

Steam will verify the game’s files and download again any missing or corrupted files.

Fix Low FPS & Crashing The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners

Close all the background apps running.

Turn off V-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 go to the Program Settings and select The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners 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 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 The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners 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 The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners as an administrator. Avoid using the desktop shortcut.

Make a right-click on The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners exe and click on properties and run the game in Windows Compatibility Mode.

Fix Audio/Sound Issue The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners

Update the Audio driver from the system manufacturer website. Make sure the Windows sound is not on mute. Make a right-click on the speaker icon on the bottom right of your screen and click on Open Sound Settings and then click on the Sound Control Panel. Go to the 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 the audio driver and run Troubleshoot Sound problems by making a right-click on the Windows speaker icon.

Fix Black Screen Issue The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners

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 The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners in Steam, try running the game in Windowed mode. In case the issue is not resolved, uninstall and reinstall the game.

Fix Bluescreen Error with The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners

Please visit this link to fix the bluescreen or BSOD error.

Fix High CPU Usage with The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners

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Fix High Disk Usage with The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners

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Update Graphics Drivers to Play The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners

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 The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners.

Run Steam and The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners game as an Administrator

Right-click The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners 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.

Add Exception to Antivirus and Firewall

In case you are facing The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners loading, launching 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 The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners

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. Disable MSI Afterburner and Shadowplay.

Also disable/uninstall the some applications like 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 Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners.

Update Windows to Play The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners

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 the 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 Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners 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 The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners 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 The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners game then toggling v-sync to on in your game settings might fix it.

Fix The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners 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 the latest Direct X version and restart your game. In case you are doing this please keep an eye on the patch notes for The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners 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 The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners game. In this case, you might need to wait for the new driver to fix it.

Fix The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners 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.

Uninstall and Reinstall The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners

If somehow game files have gone corrupt then uninstalling and reinstalling The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners may fix the issue.

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners In-Game Tricks

How To Fix the Radio?

Pick up the battery from the bench on the bus and put it between the two jump leads in front of the bus, for antenna go on the right of radio, move it until it has a full signal.

Conclusion

I hope this article helped you to Fix The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Crashing, Freezing, Error, Audio, Connection, Low FPS and Graphics Issue on PC.

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