How to Fix Battlefield Crashes

The Internet is flooded with so many issues with Battlefield:

  • It displays an error message
  • Game crashes followed by a black screen
  • Game crashes and your computer reboots automatically

In this solution you’ll learn how to fix game compatibility issues, make sure you have enough hardware to run it, and your system is well configured.

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Alternative manual troubleshooting steps are given below:

Verify System Requirements

Here’s the list:

  • Processor: Intel Core i3 2.4 GHz/ AMD Athlon II
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GTX260/ AMD ATI 5770
  • Video Memory: 1 GB
  • Software: Microsoft DirectX

Modify User.cfg File Contents

User.cfg file stores important game configurations. Change its contents with default text editor Notepad.

For Windows 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista:

  1. Double click Computer icon on Desktop.
  2. Open following location:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 4
  1. Right click User.cfg, select Open with | Notepad.
  2. In the new file that opens, click Edit | Find.
  3. Type “UI.DrawEnable 1” in Find what textbox. Click Find Next button.
  4. Notepad shall highlight the search keyword. Delete the line.
  5. Click File | Save. Exit Notepad.

Change NVIDIA Control Panel Settings

You’ll find a section to modify 3D settings for your NVIDIA graphics card. Change the system settings in the manner given below:

For Windows 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista:

1. Right click your Desktop, select NVIDIA Control Panel.

2. This opens up a new window. Click “Manage 3D Settings” link on left panel of the screen.

3. Click Program Settings.

4. Browse and add BFH.exe file.

5. Set the following configurations:


6. Save the settings and exit.

Set High Priority to Game Process

Use the Task Manager to allocate higher CPU to your game.

For Windows 8.1/ 8:

  1. Press Windows Key + X, select Task Manager.
  2. Click “More details” icon.
  3. Click Details tab.
  4. Right click Battlefield process, select Set Priority | High.

For Windows 7/ Vista:

  1. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete.
  2. Click Open Task Manager.
  3. Click Processes tab.
  4. Right click Battlefield process, select Set Priority | High.

Change Profile Settings

Battlefield saves a user profile file into Documents folder. The contents of this file are probably corrupted.

For Windows 8.1/ 8:

1. Double click User folder on Desktop.

2. Open following location:

  • C:\<Your User Name>\Documents\Battlefield <Version>\Settings

3. Right click PROF_SAVE_PROFILE file, select Open with | Notepad.

4. Set the following settings:


5. Click File | Save. Close the file.

For Windows 7/ Vista:

  1. Click Start, select Documents.
  2. Open following folder:
  • .. Battlefield <Version>Settings
  1. Refer Steps # 3-5 under Windows 8.1/ 8 user’s section.

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