Repair Mass Effect 2 Crash in Windows 7, Vista and XP


Are you playing Mass Effect 2 on Windows 7, Vista, or Windows XP? Does your game crash in the middle of the game? If the answer to these questions is yes, you will have to correct your PC and / or game settings to fix the problem. Unfortunately, you are not the only one facing this problem. Many other users also report the same issue on different tech help forums. Sometimes Mass Effect 2 crashes on desktop due to Windows registry corruption, while at other times it crashes due to corrupted game files.

Here are some steps that can help you fix the game crashing problem.

Resume from previous saved time

To stop game crashes, please resume the game from the last saved profile. Now keep playing and keep saving game profiles.

Repair ME 2 registry entries

The Windows registry is a database where the operating system stores information about the game in the form of entries. These entries are accessed every time the game is run on your system. The best way to fix Mass Effect 2 crash is to remove the corruption in the Windows registry. You can use a system utility software that provides the function of a registry cleaner.

Reinstall Microsoft .NET Framework

ME 2 requires Microsoft .NET Framework installed on your system. Due to Microsoft .NET Framework corruption, you may experience a Mass Effect 2 crash.

Reinstall it to fix the problem.

Click Start | Control Panel.

Click Programs | Uninstall a program.

Select “Microsoft .NET Framework” and click the “Uninstall” button.

Follow the onscreen wizard and restart your computer when the process is complete.

Visit the Microsoft website and download a new installer for the Microsoft .NET Framework.

Run the downloaded file to install the product on your computer.

Configure system volume properties

To avoid Mass Effect 2 crashes, change the properties of the system volume by following the steps below:

Click Start | Control Panel.

Click Hardware and Sound | Dream.

On the “Playback” tab, select your speaker and click “Properties”.

Click on the “Enhancements” tab.

Turn off all the items listed there.

Click OK.

Again, select your speaker and click the “Configure” button.

From “Audio Channels”, select the “Stereo” option.

Click Next.

Check the box “Completely left and right” as checked and click Next.

Click Next | Finish | OK.

Set priority in real time

There is a process called Realtime. Applying these settings can improve game performance. The steps are provided below:

Start Task Manager by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Delete.

Click on the Processes tab.

Right click on the process named Mass Effect.

Select the option Set priority | Real time.

Please restart it.

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