How to Fix Ghostrunner fatal error in Windows 10 [Steps]

What is ‘Ghostrunner fatal error’ in Windows 10?

In this post, we are going to discuss on “How to fix Ghostrunner fatal error in Windows 10”. You will be guided here with easy steps/methods to resolve the error. Let’s starts the discussion.

‘Ghostrunner’: Ghostrunner is cyberpunk action platformer designed & developed by Polish developer One More Level, and published by 505 Games. This service is available for Microsoft Windows OS, PlayStation 4 & 5, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox Series S/X. As Jack the Ghostrunner, the player must traverse dangerous environments by dashing, jumping, and wall-running, and grapping. The player will also encounter enemies, which must be handled carefully, as both enemies and the players can be killed in one hit.

However, several users/ Ghostrunner players reported that they faced ‘Ghostrunner fatal error’ problem while they tried to play Ghostrunner game on Windows 10 computer. This fatal error indicates you are unable to play Ghostrunner game for some reasons. There could be several reason behind the issue including corrupted or missing Microsoft Visual C++ installation files, corruptedor missing Ghostrunner game files, issue with your graphics settings, enabled overclocking feature and other reasons.

Overclocking your CPU/GPU in Windows 10 computer might help you to improve graphics and gaming performances. However, enabled overclocking in your computer can cause Ghostrunner fatal error or other issue if overclocking is not compatible with the game. In such case, you can disable overclocking option in your computer in order to fix the issue. Also, corrupted or missing game files relating to Ghostrunner game could be another possible reason behind the issue. You can verify game files in order to fix the issue.

Ghostrunner fatal error can also be occurred due to some other conflicting software/programs or the background apps with the Ghostrunner game in computer. It is hard to find which program is actually causing conflict issue. You can fix the issue by closing all background apps and retry launching Ghostrunner and check if it works for you. Let’s go for the solution.

How to fix Ghostrunner fatal error in Windows 10?

Method 1: Fix ‘Ghostrunner fatal error’ 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 issues, system files or registry issues and other system issues with just few clicks. You can get this tool through button/link below.

⇓ Get PC Repair Tool

Method 2: Close all background apps in Windows 10

As mentioned, this issue can be occurred due to interference of some other programs. You can disable all background apps in order to fix the issue.

Step 1: Press ‘CTRL + SHIFT + ESC’ keys on keyboard to open ‘Task Manager’. In ‘Task Manager’, close all background apps

Step 2: Some antivirus software still works when disabled. So, you can uninstall antivirus temporarily or add Ghostrunner game to its Exception List

Step 3: Or you can disable Discord in-game overlay in Discord Settings in order to fix the issue.

Method 3: Update graphics card driver in Windows 10

Updating Graphics card driver to latest update version can resolve the issue. Let’s try.

Step 1: Open ‘Device Manager’ via Windows Search, expand ‘Display Adapters’ category, right-click on your graphics card and select ‘Update Driver’. Follow on-screen instructions to finish update process

Step 2: You can also download and install the latest graphics card driver from your graphics card manufacturer official site. And once done, restart your computer to see the changes.

Download or reinstall graphics card driver update in Windows 10 [Automatically]

You can also try to get update all Windows 10 drivers including graphics card driver with ‘Automatic Driver Update Tool’. You can get this software through button/link below.

⇓ Get Automatic Driver Update Tool

Method 4: Install Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 in Windows 10

Another possible way to fix the issue is to install Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 in both x86 and x64 bit in your computer

Step 1: Open your browser and visit ‘Microsoft Official site’ and go to ‘Microsoft Visual C++ Downloads’ center

Step 2: On the opened page, click on Download link for ‘Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package for Visual Studios 2013’ and download its exe file for both 64-bit and 32-bit

Step 3: Once downloaded, double-click on downloaded file and follow on-screen instructions to finish install. Once done, restart your computer and check if you can play the Ghostrunner game without any issue.

Method 5: Disable Overclocking feature in Windows 10 computer

Sometimes, enabled overclocking can cause conflict issue with Ghostrunner game in Windows computer due to incompatibility issue. You can disable overclocking feature in order to fix the issue.

Step 1: For NVIDIA graphics’ user, right-click on empty space on desktop, and select ‘NVIDIA Control Panel’

Step 2: Go to ‘Manage 3D Settings > Program Settings’, select ‘Ghostrunner’ and turn ON ‘Max FPS Limit’ option and set the value to ‘30’ and save the changes. This will lock the game maximum FPS level. Once done, restart the Ghostrunner game and check if the issue is resolved.

Method 6: Verify game files relating to Ghostrunner

You can verify game files relating to Ghostrunner game in order to fix corruption in game files.

Step 1: Open ‘Steam Client’ in Windows 10 and go to ‘Library’, find and right-click on ‘Ghostrunner’, and select ‘Properties’

Step 2: Now, click on ‘Local Files’ tab and click ‘Verify Integrity of game files’ button. Wait to finish scanning process and once done, restart Ghostrunner game and check if it works for you.

Method 7: Lower your graphics settings in Windows 10

Another possible way to fix the issue is to lowering your graphics settings in the game. To do so, go to Ghostrunner’s game settings, go to ‘Graphics settings’ and disable ‘Anti-Aliasing’ feature, and try to lower other graphics settings.


I am sure this post helped you on How to fix Ghostrunner fatal error in Windows 10 with several easy steps/methods. You can read & follow our instructions to do so. That’s all. For any suggestions or queries, please write on comment box below.

Sakshi Anant Author