Become king of the road and experience a long journey driving various cargoes across the US. American Truck Simulator, a game parallel to Euro Truck Simulator, is available on Windows platform. A lot of people complained sudden annoying crashes which we will be covering in this article.
You’re just 3 steps away from fixing this problem… 1. Download and install the Diagnostic 2. Run full scan 3. Perform system clean-up & repair Estimated download time: 10 Seconds
You’re just 3 steps away from fixing this problem…
1. Download and install the Diagnostic
2. Run full scan
3. Perform system clean-up & repair
Estimated download time: 10 Seconds
Check System Requirements
Hardware components play a significant role in the functioning of your computer. Make sure your computer fulfills the following requirements:
- Processor: Intel Dual Core
- Memory: 4 GB
- Video Card: Intel HD/ Nvidia GeForce
- Free disk space: 3 GB
Exclude Game File from DEP
DEP is a feature that prevents your computer from security threats and viruses. It blocks unauthorized, harmful applications from executing malicious code. The problem arises when it blocks genuine games, such as, American Truck Simulator.
- Right click This PC icon on Desktop.
- Select Properties
- Click Advanced system settings.
- Click Advanced.
- Click Settings (Performance).
- Click the Data Execution Prevention tab.
- Select the option labelled Turn on DEP for all programs and services except those I select.
- Click Add.
- One by one locate all Executable Files (.exe) from the following location:
- C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\Common\American Truck Simulator
- Finally, click OK | OK.
Set Higher Process Priority
At times, American Truck Simulator faces inadequate memory problem. It fails to process game files and objects in given time interval. This problem can be solved by setting higher process priority so other processes will be sidelined.
- Press Windows Key + X; select Task Manager.
- Click More details.
- Click the Details tab.
- Right click American Truck Simulator process; select Set Priority | High.
Change Pre-Rendered Frames
Optimize your Nvidia Control Panel settings for optimum performance. Here’s how:
- Right click your Desktop and select Nvidia Control Panel option.
- Click Manage 3D settings.
- Click Global Settings.
- Specify Pre-Rendered Frames to 1.
- Save the settings and exit.
Change Power Management Settings
Make sure your Nvidia power management settings are property configured.
- Open the Nvidia Control Panel again.
- Click Manage 3D Settings.
- Select Prefer maximum performance as the Power management mode.
- Apply the settings.
Delete Game Configs
Your game configurations could be changed in an incorrect manner. Delete the file specified below to restore default configurations.
1. Click the User’s library folder on your Desktop.
2. Open the following location:
- …\Documents\American Truck Simulator
3. Delete the file named config.cfg
Delete Saved Game Data
Your saved game data files could be damaged. Delete them and reload the game.
1. Go to the following location:
- …\Documents\American Truck Simulator\Profiles
2. Delete all files from the Profiles folder.