Football Manager 2013 White screen crash, Steam errors, Corrupt game files, Win 8 and Mac crashes, Texture fixes, Menu glitches

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Football Manager 2013 has football fanatics worldwide anticipating its launch date, with thousands of users already participating in the Beta. Unfortunately it seems some of the bugs during Beta haven’t been addressed yet, so the Crash Wiki team has put together some of the best solutions for fixing Steam errors, corrupt game files, search crash, Windows 8 and Mac crashes, texture fixes for Football Manager 2013.

Football Manager 2013 White screen crash, Steam errors, Corrupt game files, Win 8 and Mac crashes, Texture fixes, Menu glitches


White screen crash after loading Football Manager 2013

Here are some working solutions from the FM2013 community:

  • If you can get to the start screen, then go to Preferences (bottom left). The second box down on the left has a dropdown called Interface Rendering Mode, change it to Software (from GPU Assisted).
  • You can use ALT+SHIFT+F10 to toggle GPU Rendering on/off as well.

Football Manager 2013 Crash dump file

Please try the fixes posted above.

Football Manager 2013 Crash: This application has requested the runtime to terminate it in an unusual way.

Please try the fixes posted above.

Football Manager 2013 Crashes on Windows 8

If you’re one of the first movers to Windows 8, it’s inevitable that you’ll find yourself having difficulties running some games on the new OS, including FM2013.

Steam error: Failed to start the game

Switch of Avira, AVG, and Avast, as their realtime protection interrupts with launching Football Manager 2013. If you want to take the extra step, turn off all your other running background programs as well (this includes your open web browsers).

Football Manager 2013 corrupt game files after updating

You’ve waited a few hours but keep landing to this problem. Simply verify the integrity of your game cache on Steam and this will redownload any corrupt files you may have.

Football Manager 2013 Error: This game is currently unavailable

If you’re getting this error, try the same fix above — “Failed to start the game” — which is to simply shut off your running anti-virus software.

Football Manager 2013 Error or Crash when Searching for players

To fix sudden errors or crashes when in the search function, simply delete your crash dump files and you will stop getting this error.

Football Manager 2013 Color and Texture Fix

If you’re getting distorted or un-synced colors and textures in FM2013, change the processing to software.

Football Manager 2013 crashes after updating

The solution we found for this is to turn off your anti-virus software such as Avira, AVG, or Avast, then verify your game cache. After doing this, you can turn on your AV software again and run FM2013 properly.

Error: unable to find some essential data

We’re still trying to get more info on this, but for the meantime, try verifying your Steam game cache.

Football Manager 2013 menu screens are off-center

Please try windowed mode and experimenting with your screen resolutions. This is purely a Windows explorer bug.

Cannot launch Football Manager 2013: ICM32.dll

Simply download the ICM32.dll file (make sure its a reputable source, preferable Microsoft-approved) and paste it into the game directory.

High CPU usage when playing Football Manager 2013

Turn off your web browser as combinging its processes with FM2013 causes CPU spikes, which may also cause your game to crash.

Football Manager 2013 graphics crashes on Mac

  • Please make sure that you are using OSX 10.6 or higher before playing FM2013.
  • Worst case, some users have found that deleting and re-installing Football Manager 2013 for Mac solves the problem.

Cannot access tabs on Mac

Try changing your screen resolution to a lower or higher setting, reboot your Mac, and trying running Football Manager 2013 again. Doing this workaround addresses the missing tabs problem.


We’d love to hear your feedback

Were we able to help you resolve your Football Manager 2013 game issues? If you’re encountering other problems not listed here, or if you continue to experience crashes and errors, please leave a comment below.

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