Far Cry 5 - Game won't Launch At All

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4 years 6 days ago #1 by tranceline Far Cry 5 - Game won't Launch At All was created by tranceline
I installed Reshade 3.6 into Far Cry 5 and the game wouldn't launch. I goes to the launch screen and the little circle just goes round and round...no launch. I removed all the files and it still won't launch. I uninstalled the whole game and redownloaded and it STILL won't launch. It will go through an "Installing Direct X" and such and then just spins and spins and never launches. Any ideas?

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4 years 6 days ago #2 by BlueSkyKnight Replied by BlueSkyKnight on topic Far Cry 5 - Game won't Launch At All

tranceline wrote: I installed Reshade 3.6 into Far Cry 5 and the game wouldn't launch. I goes to the launch screen and the little circle just goes round and round...no launch. I removed all the files and it still won't launch. I uninstalled the whole game and redownloaded and it STILL won't launch. It will go through an "Installing Direct X" and such and then just spins and spins and never launches. Any ideas?


EAC kicked in.

Use a whitelisted version of ReShade.
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4 years 3 days ago #3 by tranceline Replied by tranceline on topic Far Cry 5 - Game won't Launch At All
Thanks for the response. I'm unsure what EAC is, however on your recommendation I found that 3.0.6 is supposed to be whitelisted. I completely uninstalled FC5, redownloaded it, and installed...then ran Reshade 3.0.6. No luck. It still doesn't launch. I also found a recommendation to rename dxgi.dll to d3d11.dll....still no luck.

So the real question here is what does Reshade modify OUTSIDE of the game folder to cause it to not load. There must be some sort of Windows file that the game files reference and the link is broken. Maybe a driver, or something.

Any help would be appreciated.

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4 years 5 hours ago #4 by tranceline Replied by tranceline on topic Far Cry 5 - Game won't Launch At All
I'm curious what "EAC kicked in" means?

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3 years 11 months ago #5 by Wassy_ Replied by Wassy_ on topic Far Cry 5 - Game won't Launch At All
Easy Anti Cheat = EAC

cheers.

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