Fallout 4 CTD on startup

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5 years 3 months ago #1 by bean green Fallout 4 CTD on startup was created by bean green
Hi,

I've been trying to add ENB + ReShade to Fallout 4, but the game black screens and crashes to desktop on launch. I've tried different ways and versions having looked at a bunch of different posts about the same problem - most say a common problem is an overlay or background app but I don't believe I have any of these, and ending pretty much every background process in task manager didn't work.

I've tried the latest installer version and a manual install of framework 1.1.0f1 (including renaming ReShade64.dll to dxgi.dll), both on a fresh install.

Please let me know if you can help or if you need me to post logs etc! Thanks!

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5 years 3 months ago #2 by Chris S Replied by Chris S on topic Fallout 4 CTD on startup
It appears this only started since the most recent patch.

Renaming it to d3d11.dll works.

Unfortunately there is a very useful load accelerator mod which uses a custom d3d11 as well. It will crash as dxgi.dll with or without it.

Used to work fine.
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5 years 3 months ago #3 by Chris S Replied by Chris S on topic Fallout 4 CTD on startup
Wait, it's just because of 'optimus' mode.

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