Red Dead Redemption 2 crash issues – learn how to fix crash to desktop or black screen errors – fix freezing issues

Red Dead Redemption 2 is keep crashing to desktop when you start the game? Or while playing Red Dead Redemption 2? This is a important question because can be different issue.

If your game is crashing as soon you want to play, then the most possible cause is that your driver is old and you need to install new one.

Few ways to fix Red Dead Redemption 2 crash to desktop, Red Dead Redemption 2 black screen issues or Red Dead Redemption 2 freezing in game issues.

From easy way to hard way

Turn internet and antivirus OFF and try to play Red Dead Redemption 2

NO? Try next

RunRed Dead Redemption 2 game as Administrator (right click on Red Dead Redemption 2 icon and select Run as Administrator)

Not working that either ?

Clean your operating system with this, then download and install vcredists and framework from here

Still Not working? Next

Update your video graphics driver!

No? Try this:

Uninstall Red Dead Redemption 2 game, clean the system with provided software, then install Red Dead Redemption 2 game again


Try to install Red Dead Redemption 2 game on another partition! For example if your Red Dead Redemption 2 game is installed on C:, install it on D: or viceversa

Not working? Let`s try this:

If you are sure that your device is capable to run the Red Dead Redemption 2 game, then maybe you have BAD sectors on Hard Disk HDD?

I will show you how to fix hdd bad sectors!

1. Click on search box for windows and type cmd and press ENTER

2. Select Command Prompt with right click and RUN as Administrator

3. Type chkdsk f/r (or paste it) and hit enter

4. Follow the instructions (pres Y to accept) and your device will get restart and then windows will try to fix bad sectors from your HDD.