Call of Duty Black Ops III: How to fix crashes, problems with launch and black screen?

Many users report that face problems at the stage of the first run of the game Call of Duty Black Ops III. The following advices are ways that will eliminate crashes, problems with launch and black screen.

The first thing you need to make sure that your PC meets the minimum system requirements for the game. Here’s a list of them:

  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit / Windows 8 64-bit / Windows 8.1 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel® Core ™ i3-530 @ 2.93 GHz / AMD Phenom ™ II X4 810 @ 2.60 GHz
  • Memory: 6 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 470 @ 1 GB / ATI® Radeon ™ HD 6970 1GB @
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Hard drive: 60 GB of free space
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible

If you are not sure that your system is running with the latest drivers, you should check for their updates. This can be done on the official website of the components manufacturers or using special tools.

If you try to run a game on the reported absence of some files DLL, we recommend to reinstall DirectX or verify the presence of its updates.

Call of Duty Black Ops III: How to get rid of write error on disk?

During installation of Call of Duty Black Ops III, you may encounter a Steam error, which will report on the inability to download or install the game files. To resolve this error, do the following:

Go to the directory that stores downloaded and installed game (default is Steam / common) and manually delete all the empty files and folders (with a size of 0 bytes) stored in the root folder. Then restart Steam and the program automatically will download the missing files and folders. If this does not happen automatically, it is recommended to start testing the integrity of the game files using the appropriate options in the library of Steam.

Call of Duty Black Ops III: No sound. What to do?

In some configurations of the system during the installation of Call of Duty Black Ops III game can not get access to the settings of the sound card. Consequently, the game does not play any sound. To correct this error, you will need:

Go to Control Panel> Hardware and Sound> Sound> your speakers / speakers / headphones> Configure> and select the desired option – stereo or 5.1. After click Apply and restart the game.

Call of Duty Black Ops III: How to get rid of black screen?

After the first launch of Call of Duty Black Ops III some users face with a black screen, which makes it impossible to get into the setting of the game and try to change the configuration. To solve such a problem, use these instructions:

Follow the path of Steam / steam / apps / common / Call of Duty Black Ops III / players /

Open Notepad, paste the following code snippet and save it in the selected folder named config.ini. Then restart the game.

Copy this code to config.ini:

 

//

    //Gameplay

    //

 

    //Frame rate cap (0 for none)

    MaxFPS = “60” // 0 to 1000

 

    //Show current framerate on screen

    DrawFPS = “0” // 0 or 1

 

    //Toggle framerate smoothing

    SmoothFramerate = “0” // 0 or 1

 

    //Horizontal field of view in degrees assuming 16:9 aspect ratio

    FOV = “80” // 65 to 120

 

    SplitscreenOrientation = “0” // 0 or 1

 

    //Enable network voice chat

    VoiceChat = “1” // 0 or 1

 

    //Enable occlusion of sound behind solid surfaces

    SoundOcclusion = “1” // 0 or 1

 

    //Mouse smoothing amount

    MouseFilter = “0” // 0 to 10

 

    MouseAcceleration = “0” // 0 to 1

 

    MouseSensitivity = “2” // 0.1 to 30

 

    //Mouse vertical sensitivity

    MouseVerticalSensitivity = “0.022” // -1 to 1

 

    //Enable vertical look with the mouse

    MouseVerticalLook = “1” // 0 or 1

 

    //Maximum number of simultaneous human corpses

    CorpseCount = “32” // 1 to 32

 

    //Number of frames the driver is allowed to enqueue, a lower value improves input latency but may decrease performance. Set it to 0 to use the system default, usually 3.

    MaxFrameLatency = “0” // 0 to 4

 

    //

    //Setup

    //

 

    //Set to zero to force auto-detect to run at startup

    AutoDetectHasRun = “1” // 0 or 1

 

    //Thread count for handling the job queue

    WorkerThreads = “2” // 2 to 4

 

    //Clear to check driver against recommended

    LastDriverNvidia = “35887” // 0 or bigger

 

    //Clear to check driver against recommended

    LastDriverAMD = “0” // 0 or bigger

 

    //Fraction of video memory usage to target

    VideoMemory = “0.95” // 0.75 to 1

 

    //

    //Display

    //

 

    // 0 – Windowed, 1 – Fullscreen, 2 – Fullscreen Window

    FullScreenMode = “2” // 0 to 2

 

    //Window X position

    WindowX = “0” // -8192 to 8192

 

    //Window Y position

    WindowY = “0” // -8192 to 8192

 

    WindowSize = “800х600” // any text

 

    RefreshRate = “59.95” // 1 to 240

 

    //Monitor index to use for fullscreen

    Monitor = “1” // 0 to 8

 

    //Vsync only applies in fullscreen

    Vsync = “0” // 0 or 1

 

    //Percentage of window resolution that the 3D scene renders at

    ResolutionPercent = “100” // 50 to 200

 

    //Color spaces for monitor output

    DisplayGamma = “sRGB” // sRGB, rec.709, or rec.709 – Limited

 

    //Set to 3 to enable triple buffering, useful to prevent large framerate drops when vsync is enabled

    BackbufferCount = “2” // 2 to 3

 

    //

    //Graphics

    //

 

    //LOD’s to drop on models, lower numbers are higher quality

    MeshQuality = “1” // 0 to 8

 

    //0 – Force 2x anisotropic filtering, 1 – Per material, 2 – Force 16x anisotropic filtering

    TextureFilter = “1” // 0 to 2

 

    //Number of mips to drop on streamed textures, lower numbers are higher quality

    TextureQuality = “2” // 0 to 3

 

    //Number of mips to drop on effects and dynamic decals, lower numbers are higher quality

    TextureQualityFX = “2” // 0 to 15

 

    //Number of mips to drop on reflections, lower numbers are higher quality

    TextureQualityProbes = “1” // 0 to 16

 

    //Number of mips to drop on sun shadows, lower numbers are higher quality

    TextureQualityBakedSunShadows = “1” // 0 to 2

 

    //Force lowest mips to stay loaded instead of streaming

    TextureLowDetailResident = “0” // 0 or 1

 

    DisableDynamicLightShadows = “1” // 0 or 1

 

    DisableDynamicSunShadows = “1” // 0 or 1

 

    //Resolution of spot light shadows

    SpotShadowTextureSize = “1024” // 128 to 8192

 

    //Resolution of omni (point) light shadows

    OmniShadowTextureSize = “256” // 128 to 2048

 

    //Enable multi-sampled soft shadows

    ShadowFiltering = “1” // 0 or 1

 

    //Number of lights with otherwise static shadows to force characters shadows on

    ActorShadows = “0” // 0 to 16

 

    //Enable volumetric sun and light shafts

    VolumetricLightingEnabled = “1” // 0 or 1

 

    //Number of raymarch samples for sunlight

    VolumetricLightingMaxSunSamples = “8” // 1 to 256

 

    //Number of raymarch samples for local lights

    VolumetricLightingMaxLightSamples = “40” // 1 to 256

 

    //Skip every other sample if color is constant

    VolumetricLightingSkipSunSamples = “1” // 0 or 1

 

    //Skip every other sample if color is constant

    VolumetricLightingSkipLightSamples = “1” // 0 or 1

 

    //Enabled order-independent transparency

    OIT = “1” // 0 or 1

 

    //Maximum number of overlapping transparency layers

    OITLayers = “8” // 8, 9, 12, or 16

 

    //Screen-space ambient occlusion method

    SSAOTechnique = “GTAO Medium Quality” // Disabled, HEMIAO, GTAO Low Quality, GTAO Medium Quality, GTAO High Quality, or GTAO Ultra Quality

 

    //Anti-aliasing technique

    AATechnique = “Filmic SMAA T2x” // None, FXAA, SMAA 1x, Filmic SMAA 1x, SMAA T2x, or Filmic SMAA T2x

 

    //Per-object motion blur

    MotionBlur = “Auto” // Off, Auto, or On

 

    MotionBlurQuality = “Medium” // Low, Medium, or High

 

    //Better lighting for skin

    SubsurfaceScattering = “0” // 0 or 1

Call of Duty Black Ops III: How to increase FPS?

Perhaps the most common problem for users after the first launch of Call of Duty Black Ops III – poor image quality and low frame rate.

The decision was prompted by one of our users, and it is incredibly simple – go to the graphics settings and turn off the dynamic shadows. After restarting the game you will get a gorgeous picture quality and smoothness.

Call of Duty Black Ops III: I cannot choose the game mode. What to do?

Repeatedly users tell us that they have absolutely no way to change or choose the game modes – all menu items are inactive.

In this case, only a full reinstall of the game will help. Open Steam, uninstall the game using the appropriate option in the library and set it again. This should solve the problem with the choice of modes.

Call of Duty Black Ops III: How to fix problems with graphics and pictures lags on NVIDIA?

At the moment, the game is not very qualitatively optimized for certain graphics chips NVIDIA. We receive reports that users are watching twitching or even a complete crash of the picture.

To resolve this issue and get a stable image quality, open the file using Notepad config.ini, which is located in the root directory of the game, look for the option VideoMemory and set its value as shown in the example below. Save your changes and restart the game.

//Fraction of video memory usage to target

VideoMemory = “0.75” // 0.75 to 1

Call of Duty Black Ops III: alternative way to increase FPS and resolve problems with picture.

We have already pointed out how to solve the problem of low FPS values and picture lags in the Call of Duty Black Ops III. The following method may also assist, if our advices earlier didn’t  give the desired result.

Open the file using Notepad config.ini, which is located in the root directory of the game, look for the option WorkThread and change the value from 2 to 4.

Call of Duty Black Ops III: How to get rid of problems with mouse?

During the play in Call of Duty Black Ops III, you can face the fact that the mouse does not behave quite correctly, or even don’t work and there are lags or it incorrectly responds to your commands.

To get rid of problems with mouse, the main thing that you need to do is to set the FPS value in the game settings to a value lower than the frequency of your monitor. For example, if your monitor is running at a frequency of 60 Hz, you need to set 58 FPS in the game settings. Then restart the game and control problems will dissapear.

Call of Duty Black Ops III: How to fix lags in multiplayer mode?

Even users, who do not have problems with graphics, launch of Call of Duty Black Ops III or control, may encounter problems when trying to connect the game in multiplayer mode. To get rid of disconnection or failure to connect to the server, do the following:

  • Check the quality of the network connection in other games and programs
  • Read the manual on our website for opening individual ports. This will remove the restriction on connection.
  • Temporarily disable the active mode of your anti-virus software or even unload Anti-Virus from the background mode. Then restart the game.

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  1. vijaykumar 17.08.2016 in 21:05

    i downloaded the game from OCEAN OF GAMES site and it isnt opening plzz someone help me

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