Battlefield 4 PC Fixes for Crashes, Freezes, Errors, Singapore crash, Black screen, Origins fix

Despite the ongoing patches to the BF4 servers, users continue to experience crashing, black screens, and freezing. Here’s a compilation of known working fixes to help out.

Battlefield 4 PC Fixes for Crashes, Freezes, Errors, Singapore crash, Black screen, Origins fix

Battlefield 4 crashes upon launch on the PC

  1. Disable “Origin In-game” in the origin application settings.
  2. Turn on Borderless Window (In Game Options > Video)

Battlefield 4 PC in-game crashes and freezes, Singapore crash, Shanghai crash

Here is a hodgepodge of fixes for Battlefield 4 crashes, due to the often unclear reasons for the crash. Read thoroughly and try these fixes at your own risk. A combination of one or more of these are known to work.

  1. Nvidia – Reverting to older drivers – version 331.40 beta and 331.58 have stopped crashes.
  2. Set your In-game audio to headphones
  3. Disabling NVIDIA High Definition Audio Run as administrator (for BF4 and BF4x86).
  4. Try changing security permissions on the origin games folder giving users full control instead of just read
  5. Nvidia Control Panel > Configure Surround > PhysX > PhysX settings > select your graphics card. Then Origin > Repair Install, played all day without crashing. Another confirmation and another.
  6. Punkbuster Uninstall / Reinstall
  7. Microsoft Visual C++ x64 and x86 versions of 2010 and 2012 uninstall. Reinstall with Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 Update 3 Second Confirmation

DirectX function “GetDeviceRemovedReason” failed with “DxGi_error_Device_Hung” / Vram memory filling up

  1. Lowering settings from ultra/high to medium in x64 or low in x86 fixes the issue, always happening when Vram fills up to about 1.6 GB of VRAM.DirectX updates/fixes mentioned did not help. Confirmation by another player
  2. Disable or remove all overclocks on your video card