How to Fix Paladins Crash on Windows 10

Paladins is one of the most popular shooting games and it attracts players by its various features. It is available for free and offers an excellent atmosphere, even in this highly competitive environment. However, sometimes the game crashes during the start-up or while playing the game.

In case you are facing such problems as well, then you need not worry because we are going to provide various troubleshooting steps.

Reasons for Crashing of Paladins

  • Malfunctioning of your system’s hardware.
  • Numerous applications and programs are lagging your device.
  • Overheating
  • Malfunctioned or corrupted game folder

Checking System Requirements

If you are facing lagging or crashing issues with your Paladins gaming experience, then it is recommended to check your systems requirements in order to run your game.

You have to check these requirements for running Paladins in a smoother way. Make sure that you have compatible OS, memory at least 4 GB, storage space at least thirty GB, and compatible graphics card.

1. Upgrading Graphics Driver

Corrupted, outdated, or malfunctioned graphics card drivers may create various issues in running any application of the game. There are various ways to update the graphics of your system driver.

 a. Using Device Manager to update “Graphics Card Driver.”

  1. First of all, navigate to the “Taskbar” and then right-click on the “Windows” logo.
  2. Then, a list of options will appear on your screen. You have to hit the “Device Manager” option there.
  3. Once the “Device Manager” window opens, hit the section “Display Adapters” to expand.
  4. After that, right-click on the graphics card option and tap on “Update driver” located in the “Context menu.”
  5. Next, navigate to the fresh window and then hit the link for automatic searching for the driver.
  6. Now, wait for a little for the Device Manager to install the updated edition of the “graphics card driver.”

b. Installing Graphics Driver Manually

In case the Paladins still crashing, it is advised to download the graphics card driver manually. Make sure that the version you are going to download is compatible with your game.

2. Closing Unneeded Programs or Applications

  1. First of all, you have to tap “Ctrl + Shift + Esc” keys simultaneously. It will open your “Task Manager.”
  2. Now, go to the “Processes” tab and then look at the Memory and CPU columns.
  3. Now, you have to find out the processes consuming various resources, which results in the crashing of your game.
  4. Then, you have to hit the “End Task” after right-clicking on the programs.

3. Using Administrator Mode to Run Paladins

  1. In case the Steam is running, then you have to navigate to the “taskbar” and then right-click on the “Steam” logo.
  2. After that, tap on the “Exit” button available in the options list.
  3. Now, go to the “Steam” icon once more and then hit the option, “Run as Administrator.”
  4. Then, hit the “Yes” option in order to give your confirmation.
  5. Now, launch the Paladins and check that the issue has gone.

4. Verifying the Integrity of Paladins File

  1. Firstly, hit the “Steam” to launch.
  2. After that, tap on “Library.”
  3. Now, right-click the “Paladins.”
  4. Then, multiple options will display on your screen and then hit the “Properties” option there.
  5. Ensure that you are currently in the “Local data and Files” option.

5.  Selecting a Highly Performing Power Plan

  1. First of all, you have to tap “Window + S” keys located on your keyboard.
  2. Then, enter the keyword “Control” in the provided search box.
  3. Now, tap on “Control Panel” from the resulting available options.
  4. Check that you have chosen the “Large Icons” via the pull-down menu list.
  5. Go to the list and hit the “Power Options” here.
  6. Navigate the upcoming page and then tap on the “High Performance” option there.
  7. Finally, reboot your system.
  8. Then, you have to open “Paladins” once more.

 6. Allocating More Space in Virtual Memory

  1. Firstly, hit the search bar located at the “taskbar.”
  2. Now, you have to enter “Advanced System Settings” in the search bar.
  3. An option list will appear and then hit the option “View advanced System Settings.”
  4. After that, a properties window will expand on your screen. Then tap on “Settings.”
  5. Now, navigate to the “Advanced” button and then hit the “Change” tab now.
  6. Remove the selection from the option specified for automatic managing the paging size.
  7. Then, hit the drive “C.”
  8. Tap on the “Custom Size” option and enter the keyword “4096” for resizing various options.
  9. After that, tap on “Set.”
  10. Then, hit “OK” to save your changes.
  11. Finally, reboot your system to save the changes.
  12. Now, launch the game and check that the issue has been removed.

7. Updating Windows 

  1. First of all, tap Win + I keys simultaneously.
  2. It will launch the Settings app.
  3. After that, tap the “Windows and Security” option there.
  4. Then, hit the “Check for Updates” option located at the right-side panel.
  5. Check for the available updates. If found, install them all.
  6. Reboot your system to download the updated version after finishing the process.

8. Removing and Reinstalling “Steam”

  1. Firstly, right-click on the “Steam” logo present on your computer.
  2. After that, select “Open File Location” option from the available list.
  3. Then, locate the folder “steamapps” and make a copy of it.
  4. Paste it in a safe location and make a particular backup folder.
  5. Next, you have to launch “Control Panel.”
  6. Now, choose a category type.
  7. Then, hit the option “Uninstall a Program.”
  8. After that, a program listing will expand on your system, hit the “Steam” option, and then tap on “Uninstall.”
  9. Next, you have to install the “Steam” once more.
  10. Now, tap the “Steam” logo located on your PC’s desktop.
  11. After that, hit the “Open File Location” option and then paste it in a secure location.


Mia Davis is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet, utility software and new media. She writes for McAfee products at

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