Fix Yakuza Kiwami 2 Crashing, Freezing, Low FPS, Stuttering, Audio and Graphics Issue

 
 

Fix Yakuza Kiwami 2 Crashing, Freezing, Low FPS, Stuttering, Audio and Graphics Issue

Overview: Yakuza Kiwami 2 is a single player action adventure game developed by Sega. The game. Today in this post we will troubleshoot to fix issues like loading, crashing, freezing, and graphics issue with Yakuza Kiwami 2 game on PC.

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Crashing on Startup or Crash to Desktop

Try these workarounds:

Step 1

  • Open Nvidia Control Panel by making a right click on the desktop
  • Select Manage 3D Settings and select Yakuza Kiwami 2 from the Program Settings and set the Power Management 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 Yakuza Kiwami 2 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 Yakuza Kiwami 2 as an administrator. Avoid using the desktop shortcut.

Step 3

Make a right click on Yakuza Kiwami 2 exe and click on properties and run game in Windows Compatibility Mode.

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Download or Installation Issue

Exit out of steam and restart the PC. Start the installation.

Yakuza Kiwami 2.exe Missing or Exe File Not Working

  • Exit Steam and restart the PC.
  • If not resolved verify the integrity of game files.

An Error Occurred While Updating Yakuza Kiwami 2

  • Exit Steam and restart the PC.
  • If not resolved verify the integrity of game files.

Fix Missing d3dcompiler_47.dll Error

Step 1

Copy d3dcompiler_47.dll file from any other game folder installed on your system and paste it to the Yakuza Kiwami game folder where exe of Yakuza Kiwami is present.

Verify game in Steam, if not resolved move to next step

Step 2

  • Launch Command Prompt by typing cmd in the windows search box and type the regsvr32 /u D3DCompiler_47.dll command and hit Enter.
  • Now type the regsvr32 /i D3DCompiler_47.dll and hit Enter. Close the Command Prompt and try to launch Yakuza Kiwami 2

Step 3

Update Windows

Step 4

Update Video card.

Step 5

Find another computer which works fine and navigate to C:\Windows\System32. You will find a D3DCompiler_47.dll file in that location. Copy D3DCompiler_47.dll file to the exact same location C:\Windows\System32 in your own computer.

Fix PS4 Prompts

Uncheck or disable PlayStation Configuration Support from Steam > Settings > Controller > PlayStation Configuration Support and relaunch the game.

How to Set the Icon into PS4

Uncheck or disable PlayStation Configuration Support from Steam > Settings > Controller > PlayStation Configuration Support and relaunch the game.

Error Could not allocate memory System out of memory /Out Of Memory Yakuza Kiwami 2

Fix Virtual memory for Out of Memory Error.

  • Press Windows + R and type in Control Panel in the run box to open the control panel.
  • Select System and Security and then click on System.
  • Now click on Advanced System Settings on the left side.
  • On System Properties Window under the Advanced tab click on Settings 
  • On Performance Option Window under advanced click on Change
  • On Virtual Memory window, uncheck Automatically manage paging file size for all drives.
  • From the list, select the drive on which Windows 10 is installed. (C: in most cases is already selected) click to select the Custom size radio button. Now type the minimum and maximum size of the Pagefile in megabytes (MB) according to the physical memory present in your computer.

Now how to calculate Windows 10 Virtual Memory: Initial size is one and a half (1.5) x the amount of total system memory. Maximum size is three (3) x the initial size. So, in this system we have 8 GB (1 GB = 1,024 MB x 8 = 8192 MB) of memory. The initial size would be 1.5 x 8192 = 12288 MB and the maximum size would be 3 x 12288= 36864 MB.

Now click on Set and restart your PC and launch Yakuza Kiwami 2.

Loading or Launching Issue Yakuza Kiwami 2

Verify integrity of game files

Steps to repair the game in Steam.

  • Launch Steam
  • From the Library section, right-click on Yakuza Kiwami 2 game and click on Properties from the menu.
  • Select the Local files tab and click on the Verify integrity of game files…

RunYakuza Kiwami 2 game as an Administrator

Right-click the Yakuza Kiwami 2 desktop shortcut.

If you don’t have one, look for the Yakuza Kiwami .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.

Low FPS Yakuza Kiwami 2

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 Yakuza Kiwami 2 from the Program Settings and set the Power Management 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 Yakuza Kiwami 2 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 Yakuza Kiwami 2 as an administrator. Avoid using the desktop shortcut.

Unable to Launch Yakuza Kiwami 2 AMD & Nvidia Users

  • Launch NVIDIA control panel
  • Go to Manage 3D settings  and then Program Settings
  • Add Yakuza Kiwami 2 from the list and select High-performance NVIDIA processor from the drop-down box  and hit Apply

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.

Also, try opening the game as an administrator.

Game Does Not Start or Crash on Windows 7 Yakuza Kiwami 2

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 Audio Issue Yakuza Kiwami 2

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 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.

Fix Black Screen Issue Yakuza Kiwami 2

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 Yakuza Kiwami 2 in Steam, in case issue is not resolved, uninstall and reinstall the game.

Also, try running the game in Windowed mode

Fix Bluescreen Error with Yakuza Kiwami 2

Please visit this link to fix bluescreen or BSOD error.

Fix High CPU Usage with Yakuza Kiwami 2

Please visit this link to fix High CPU Usage with Yakuza Kiwami 2.

Fix High Disk Usage with Yakuza Kiwami 2

Please visit this link to fix High disk Usage with Yakuza Kiwami 2.

Fix Yakuza Kiwami 2 Executable has  Stopped Working/Steps to Verify or Repair

Yakuza Kiwami 2 in Steam

In case, the game won’t launch or you receive the error “Yakuza Kiwami 2 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 Yakuza Kiwami 2 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.

Add Exception to Antivirus and Firewall

In case you are facing Yakuza Kiwami 2 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 Yakuza Kiwami 2 Call your Antivirus company if you need help in adding an exception for Yakuza Kiwami 2.

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 Yakuza Kiwami 2.

Update Graphics Drivers to Run Yakuza Kiwami 2

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. Nvidia keeps releasing a new driver which can be downloaded from the below link. 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

Perform Clean Boot

Perform clean boot to fix crashing, freezing, lagging and performance issue withYakuza Kiwami 2.

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 Yakuza Kiwami 2 game again.

Stop the Windows 10 Apps From Running in the Background

Close all the browsers while playing the games. It does help in smooth performance. 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.

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.

Update DirectX

Uninstall and Reinstall Yakuza Kiwami 2

If somehow game files have gone corrupt then uninstalling and reinstallingYakuza Kiwami 2 may fix the issue.

Conclusion

I hope this article helped you to resolve Yakuza Kiwami 2 Crashing, Freezing, Low FPS, Stuttering, Audio, and Graphics Issue.



 
 

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