What is ‘Elder Scrolls Online stuck on loading screen’ issue in Windows 10?
In this post, we are going to discuss on How to fix Elder Scrolls Online stuck on loading screen issue in Windows 10. You are provided with easy steps/methods to resolve the issue. Let’s starts the discussion.
‘Elder Scrolls Online stuck on loading screen’ issue:
‘Elder Scrolls Online’: Elder Scrolls Online or ESO is massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) designed & developed by ZeniMax Online Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. This game is available for Microsoft Windows OS, PlayStation 4 & 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Stadia and MacOS based devices. In this game, players choose between ten different races including Humans: Nords, Redguards, Bretons, and (with separate purchase) Imperials, Elvish races: Dunmer (Dark Elves), Altmer (High Elves), Bosmer (Wood Elves), and Orsimer (Orcs), and Bestial races: Khajiit and Argonians.
However, several Windows users reported they faced Elder Scrolls Online stuck on loading screen issue on their Windows 10/8/7 computer when they launch Elder Scrolls Online game to play. This issue indicates you are unable to play Elder Scrolls Online game in Windows 10 computer and when launch Elder Scrolls Online game, you may experience Elder Scrolls Online stuck on loading.
There could be several reasons behind the issue including corrupted/outdated graphics card driver and/or other device drivers, corruption in installation files relating to Elder Scrolls Online game, interference of Windows Firewall and/or other third-party security software, malware or viruses infections in computer and other issues. You should make sure all device drivers including graphics card driver is properly installed and are up-to-date to latest & compatible version.
Also, make sure Windows OS is up-to-date to latest version if you don’t want this type of issue in your computer. One possible way to fix the issue is to add ESO (Elder Scrolls Online) game to Windows Firewall’s exception list. It is possible to fix the issue with our instructions. Let’s go for the solution.
How to fix Elder Scrolls Online stuck on loading screen in Windows 10?
Method 1: Fix Elder Scrolls Online stuck on loading screen with ‘PC Repair Tool’
‘PC Repair Tool’ is easy & quick way to find and fix BSOD errors, DLL errors, EXE errors, problems with programs/applications, malware or viruses infections in computer, system files or registry issues, and other system issues with just few clicks.
Method 2: Add Elder Scrolls Online (ESO) game to Exception List through Windows Firewall
You can fix the issue by adding Elder Scrolls Online game Windows Firewall’s Exclusion list in computer.
Step 1: Open ‘Control Panel’ in Windows PC via Windows Search Box and go to ‘System and Security > Allow an app or feature through Windows Defender Firewall > Change Settings’
Step 2: Check both Private and Public checkboxes next to items relating to Elder Scrolls Online or ESO Launcher, and then hit ‘Ok’ to save the changes and then restart your computer and check if the issue is resolved.
Method 3: Delete program data relating to Elder Scrolls Online
This issue can be occurred due to corrupted program data relating to Elder Scrolls Online game in computer. You can delete program data in order to fix.
Step 1: Close Elder Scrolls Online game launcher or ESO launcher completely and open ‘File Explorer’ in Windows PC and go to following path
C:\Program Files (x86)\Zenimax Online\Launcher\ProgramData
Step 2: Find and delete the ‘ProgramData’ folder, and restart ESO Launcher to check if the issue is resolved.
Method 4: Repair Elder Scrolls Online (ESO) game launcher
You can repair ESO Launcher in order to fix.
Step 1: Find and right-click on ESO Launcher icon, and select ‘Run as Administrator’
Step 2: Once launched, click ‘Game Options’ and select ‘Repair’ option from dropdown menu. This will reinstall missing files and wait to finish the process.
Step 3: Once done, re-launch Elder Scrolls Online game and check if the issue is resolved.
Method 5: Update graphics card driver and all other device drivers
Updating device drivers including graphics card driver to latest & compatible version can resolve the issue.
Step 1: Open ‘Device Manager’ in Windows PC via Windows Search Box and expand ‘Display Adapters’ category
Step 2: Right-click on your graphics card driver and select ‘Update Driver’ and follow on-screen instructions to finish update.
Step 3: Repeat the same steps to update all other necessary drivers. Once updated, restart your computer and check if the issue is resolved.
Download or reinstall device drivers update in Windows PC [Automatically]
You can also try to update all Windows drivers including graphics card driver, sound card driver, and all other device driver to latest & compatible version using Automatic Driver Update Tool. You can get this tool through button/link below.
Method 6: Reinstall Microsoft C++ Redistributable Package
One possible way to fix the issue is to reinstall Microsoft C++ Redistributable Package in computer.
Step 1: Open ‘Settings’ app in Windows PC via Windows Search Box and go to ‘Apps > Apps & Features’
Step 2: Find and select ‘Microsoft C++’, and click ‘Uninstall’ to uninstall it. Repeat the same step to uninstall all other Microsoft C++ version in computer and then restart your computer.
Step 3: After restart, open your browser and visit ‘Microsoft Official site’ or visit ‘https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/the-latest-supported-visual-c-downloads-2647da03-1eea-4433-9aff-95f26a218cc0’ page, and download Microsoft C++ Redistributable Package from there.
Step 4: After downloading, double-click on downloaded setup file and follow on-screen instructions to finish installation. Once done, restart your computer and check if the issue is resolved.
I hope this post helped you on How to fix Elder Scrolls Online stuck on loading screen in Windows 10 with easy ways. You can read & follow our instructions to do so. That’s all. For any suggestions or queries, please write on comment box below.