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TOPIC: [SOLVED] Dragon Age Inquisition startup crash on Windows 10

Dragon Age Inquisition startup crash ? 3 years 7 months ago #1

Hello guys !

I've been playing DA:i with ReShade for sometime and it is the first time i have a problem !
Until last week, i was running on W7 and had no problem but i just upgraded to W10 (i formatted so i lost everything and had to reinstall all) and since then i seem to be getting a startup crash when i try to use ReShade :(
When i was still on W7 i used the mediator to install Reshade and then found a preset i liked on Nexus i manually added the needed files to my game's folder and everything was good to go. But i tried the same procedure but got a crash. I also tried to manually install everything but still got the crash...

Tonight i tried to figure what could cause this and i found out that when i remove the ReShade folder (not the .dll, juste the folder named ''ReShade'') from the game directory, the game load but i get this message (of course).

I'm really lost here... i'm not sure what to do and it is quite frustrating :/

Has anyone had to deal with something similar ? Am i a lost cause LOL ?

(Also, all my Gforce drivers and up-to-date and i'm running on DirectX 12. If you need more info juste ask !)

EDIT : Ok, i just got a bit farther haha ! Now i can load the game with the ReShade folder in, but it says ''No effects found'' .......
I think it has something to do with the ReShade.fx file ? When it's not in the folder, the game load with Reshade but the preset is'nt working (no effects found) ... when the ReShade.fx file is there the game crash. And i tried many ReShade.fx from different sources (nexus, ReShade web site, etc) and it always crash...
Here is what is does when i dont put the .fx file (or just name it differently like, for exemple : d3d9.fx )
Last Edit: 3 years 7 months ago by Banane. Reason: New informations !
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Dragon Age Inquisition startup crash ? 3 years 7 months ago #2

Sounds like you are missing the right D3DCompiler binaries on your fresh Windows 10 installation. Install the DirectX end-user runtime: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details...laylanguage=en&id=35, which adds a few missing components.
Cheers, crosire =)
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Dragon Age Inquisition startup crash ? 3 years 7 months ago #3

Awww thank you ! Everything seems to be working fine now :)
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Dragon Age Inquisition startup crash ? 2 months 3 weeks ago #4

Many players are complaining that the game is deafening to desktop without an error message. There are some users who have reported that this occurs after launch, while others face it when they get to a precise game region (Skyhold). It has been said that Dragon Age: Inquisition was accepted by the users of the license, but that doesn’t mean that it’s a game without any issues. There are many reasons for this error like third-party antivirus is crashing the game, vsync and tesselation settings are crashing the game the Lunge bug and many others. No worries because we have a few methods to fix this error.

1-) Disabling the built-in Origins menu:
i). As the initial step just open the origin client and add your user credentials to log in to your EA Account.
ii). Here from the main Origin menu, tap on Application Settings and press on the Origin In-Game tab.
iii). In third step you would be able to tie the switch linked with Enable Origin In-Game to off and hopefully it would fix this error.

2-)Altering VSync to Adaptive and Tesselation to Medium:
i). There are some users who have faced the crash to desktop without an error message said that they achieved to configure Dragon Age: Inquisition to stop crashing by modifying two key graphics settings.
ii). As it turns out, Tesselation and VSync are frequently accountable for crashes to desktop.
iii). This happens a lot with Nvidia Graphics cards. Outwardly, some users have accomplished to remove the crashes by setting the Tesselation to Medium and VSync to Adaptive. Find more ways to solve this issue by going for appuals.com/fix-dragon-age-inquisition-k...op-no-error-message/
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