How to Fix Mortal Kombat X Crashes

Mortal Kombat X reportedly crashes after launch, while entering combat, during load screen, during single player fight, and so many other intervals. Go through the list of all essential requirements, make required changes to Options.ini file. If you’re resident of Japan or Germany, you may have to make little changes through Steam. Intel TurboBoosting feature has to be stopped in order to avoid conflicts.

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Verify Minimum System Requirements

Go through the list given below. Connect required hardware and/ or install essential software.

  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64 bit), Windows 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista
  • Processor: Intel Core i5/ AMD Phenom II
  • Memory: 3 GB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce/ AMD Radeon HD
  • Free disk space: 36 GB
  • Software: Microsoft DirectX 11

Modify Game Settings

Here’s how to open application data files and make required changes to game settings:


For Windows 10/ 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista:

  1. Press Windows Key + R keys simultaneously.
  2. Type following path:
  • AppData
  1. Click OK.
  2. Open following path:
  • ..\Roaming\MK10\
  1. Right click Options.ini file, select Open with | Notepad.
  2. Click Edit | Find.
  3. Type “CapFPS” in “Find what” textbox.
  4. Set CapFPS as False which is found under [Development] root.
  5. Press Ctrl + S. Exit the file.

Unlock the Game in Japan & Germany

Are you a resident of Japan or Germany? If so, you may have to follow a little trick in Steam Library.

For Windows 10/ 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista:

  1. Double click Steam desktop icon.
  2. Open up your Games Library.
  3. Right click Mortal Kombat X, select Properties from context menu.
  4. Click DLC tab.
  5. Now that you’ve list of all DLCs- including installed and pending.
  6. Check-up the “Install” checkbox ahead of all DLCs that are currently not installed on your system. Example: Install Pack 1, …, 20
  7. Start the installation of those packs.

Disable Intel Turbo Boosting Feature

Fire up Power Options dialog and turn off an unsupported feature called “Turbo Boosting”.


For Windows 10/ 8.1/ 8:

  1. Press Windows Key + X, select Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound | Power Options.
  3. Click “Change plan settings” ahead of your active plan.
  4. Now scroll down the subsequent page.
  5. Expand Processor Power Management node.
  6. Set the following:
  • On battery: 95%
  • Plugged in: 95%
  1. Click OK.

For Windows 7:

  1. Click Start, choose Control Panel from Start Menu.
  2. Click System and Security | Power Options.
  3. Refer Steps # 3-7 under Windows 8.1/ 8 user’s section.

For Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start, select Control Panel.
  2. Click System and Maintenance | Power Options.
  3. Refer Steps # 3-7 under Windows 8.1/ 8 user’s section.

Set Supported Screen Resolution

Make sure you set a supported screen resolution before launching the game.

For Windows 10:

1. Type “Screen Resolution” in the Search Box located on your Taskbar.


2. Open “Change the Screen Resolution” from Search Results.


3. Select a supported display resolution from the “Resolution” drop down box, and then click Apply.

For Windows 8.1/ 8:

1. Right click Desktop, select Screen Resolution.

2. In the new window that opens, select a supported resolution under “Resolution” drop down box.


3. Click OK.

For Windows 7/ Vista:

  1. Click Start | Control Panel.
  2. Click Adjust screen resolution (Appearance and Personalization).
  3. Set a supported resolution, click Apply.

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