Combat Mission Fortress Italy has seen steady users on Steam for quite some time, and it’s not surprising why the developer has been frequently releasing new updates for the game. Despite the frequent updates, it seems that there are still lots of reports about Combat Mission Fortress Italy crashing, either upon launching the game or while players have been enjoying the fun mid-game. These are known issues and there are also several workarounds and fixes that you can try to fix the problems.
Why Does Combat Mission Fortress Italy Crash?
There are several reasons why you’re currently having some crashing issues with Combat Mission Fortress Italy. Some of the most common reasons are related to compatibility issues with your PC and Combat Mission Fortress Italy. At the same time, corrupted game files, outdated versions of the game, obsolete graphics drivers, and the security level of your PC may be the cause of these crashing issues. In addition, outdated Windows files and drivers may also trigger the crashing problems while launching or playing Combat Mission Fortress Italy.
So, what can you do to address and get rid of these Combat Mission Fortress Italy issues? Let’s get started.
Check the System Requirements
The first step we need to do is ensure that your PC is capable of running Combat Mission Fortress Italy. Low-end hardware or not meeting the minimum system requirements is one of the main reasons why your game is crashing. We recommend that you upgrade your hardware to meet the minimum requirements of Combat Mission Fortress Italy.
To know more about the Combat Mission Fortress Italy system requirements, check out the details below.
Minimum System Requirements:
- OS: Windows 10
- Processor: Pentium IV 1.8 GHz or equivalent speed AMD processor
- Memory: 4 GB RAM
- Graphics: 256 MB VRAM or better and must support 1024×768 or higher resolution in OpenGL
- DirectX: Version 10
- Storage: 13 GB available space
- Sound Card: DirectX 10 compatible Sound Card (Windows only)
Recommended System Requirements:
- OS: Windows 10
- Processor: Pentium IV 2.8 GHz or equivalent speed AMD processor or better
- Memory: 8 GB RAM
- Graphics: 1 GB VRAM or better and must support 1024×768 or higher resolution in OpenGL
- DirectX: Version 12
- Storage: 14 GB available space
- Sound Card: DirectX 12 compatible Sound Card (Windows only)
Get the Latest Game Update
Assuming that you meet the required hardware to play Combat Mission Fortress Italy, the next thing you need to check is the game version. Make sure that you have the latest version of Combat Mission Fortress Italy.
To get the latest update, make sure that your computer is connected to the internet. Next, launch the game on Steam, and it should trigger the update download functionality of the Steam launcher. If there’s a new patch for Combat Mission Fortress Italy, simply wait for Steam to finish the downloading and installation process.
Get the Latest Drivers
It is important that your computer must have the required driver update to ensure that it can accommodate the process that is required by Combat Mission Fortress Italy. If you have an outdated driver, don’t be surprised if your game is crashing.
In this case, you must download and install the latest update on your computer. Some of the most important updates that you must have are for your GPU, DirectX, and Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables. There may be some drivers that are needed by Combat Mission Fortress Italy, but those are the most common drivers needed to run the game.
We highly recommend using Driver Booster to automatically download all of your computer’s outdated drivers. This tool will ensure that you have the correct drivers needed by your PC. In addition, this will save you time searching for the correct driver updates.
Here’s how you can easily update your drivers using this software:
- Download and install Driver Booster for free.
- Run the application and click the Scan button. This will scan your computer and check for all outdated drivers.
- Once the scanning is complete, you can manually update each driver or simply click the Update Now button.
- Wait until the update process is complete. If an on-screen prompt is required, simply follow the instructions.
- After the successful update, restart your computer.
Keep in mind that your computer may also restart several times, depending on the drivers that need to be updated. Don’t worry, all of these restarts and updates are safe.
Disable Steam Overlay
Disabling the Steam overlay may fix the crashing issues while playing Combat Mission Fortress Italy and can increase the overall performance. We personally disable the Steam overlay while we play Combat Mission Fortress Italy since we don’t use the Steam client while in-game. However, please keep in mind that there are reports that disabling Steam overlay causes some crashing issues on some games.
There’s nothing wrong in trying, so here’s the exact process on how to disable Steam overlay:
- First, open Steam.
- Go to “Settings” and click on the “In Game” tab option on the left side.
- Toggle off the “Enable the Steam overlay while in-game” option.
That’s it. Pretty simple, right? Please note that the process above will turn off the Steam overlay on all of your Steam games. If you want to only disable it on Combat Mission Fortress Italy, you can do the following:
- Launch Steam.
- Click on the “Library” tab and search for Combat Mission Fortress Italy on the left side.
- Right-click Combat Mission Fortress Italy and select “Properties…” option.
- In the “General” tab, toggle off the “Enable the Steam overlay while in-game” option.
Now, the Steam overlay will no longer be accessible while playing Combat Mission Fortress Italy.
Check for Corrupted Game Files
Since we are using a Windows operating system, it’s not surprising to see some files unexpectedly facing some corruption. In this case, we recommend that you verify the game integrity of Combat Mission Fortress Italy. Thankfully, Steam has a built-in tool that can verify the game files needed by Combat Mission Fortress Italy.
To verify that you have all the Combat Mission Fortress Italy files, follow these steps:
- Step 1: Launch Steam
- Step 2: Go to the “Library” section
- Step 3: Look for Combat Mission Fortress Italy on the left side and right-click then select the “Properties…” option
- Step 4: Go to the “Installed Files” tab.
- Step 5: Click the “Verify integrity of game files” button.
All you have to do is wait until Steam completes its verification process. In case there are missing or corrupted files, you don’t have to do anything because Steam will automatically download or fix those corrupted files.
Terminate Unwanted Background-Running Services/Applications
Windows OS is known for running unwanted programs and services in its background, and each program that is running in the background consumes memories. Since you are running Combat Mission Fortress Italy and you don’t want any other application to take this memory, it is recommended to terminate and close these unwanted processes.
You can close these unwanted services by opening your Task Manager. In the “Processes” tab, you can select and terminate those programs that are not needed while playing Combat Mission Fortress Italy.
If you’re unsure about these unwanted services and programs, Driver Booster has a built-in feature called Game Boost that allows users to automatically terminate and optimize the system services for a better gaming experience. Make sure to take advantage of that feature!
Uninstall/Reinstall Combat Mission Fortress Italy
There are lots of things happening in the background during the initial installation process of Combat Mission Fortress Italy. While the default installer on Steam does the job of removing the installation, there are still some residual files that are being left from the previous installation. If you want to perform a clean Combat Mission Fortress Italy installation, you should also remove the registry records of Combat Mission Fortress Italy. You can manually do that, but if you’re not familiar with the Windows registry, then we recommend using IObit Uninstaller to perform a clean uninstall.
Once the game is uninstalled, simply download and reinstall Combat Mission Fortress Italy using the Steam client. After the successful installation, check if you still encounter those annoying crashes.
Reach Out the Support
Assuming that you have done all the suggested workarounds above and still getting the crashing issues, we recommend that you directly reach out to the official support team of Combat Mission Fortress Italy. You can do that by visiting the official developer or publisher’s website or using the community of Combat Mission Fortress Italy on Steam.