If you are trying to play Assassins Creed Mirage but are having problems with it crashing whenever you try to launch it or shortly after launching this article will show you several different things you can do to fix the problem and stop Assassins Creed Mirage from crashing on your PC.

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Games crashing is one of the most common problems people face shortly after new games release. Diablo IV, Starfield, Baldur’s Gate 3, and just recently Assassins Creed: Mirage are all classic examples of this. While some games crash more than others and for different reasons, there is a dependable set of steps you can take to stop games from crashing as soon as you launch them, or shortly after.

In the case of Assassin's Creed Mirage, working your way through the list of steps shown below should get the game working properly without any crashing. Just make sure that your device at least meets the minimum hardware requirements and is fully up to date. If your hardware falls short and the game isn’t up to date, don’t expect things to work for you. Even if you follow everything in this guide.

Minimum Requirements & Game Updates.

Ensure that your hardware meets the game's minimum requirements and update your graphics card drivers and Windows.

Verify Game Files.

Use the built-in game file verification feature for your specific gaming platform (Ubisoft Connect, Steam, Epic Games, Xbox app) to ensure that the game files are intact and not corrupted.

How to Fix Assassins Creed: Mirage Startup Crash

MSVCP140 or VCRUNTIME140 Error Fix.

If you encounter MSVCP or VC runtime errors, install the required Visual C++ redistributable package provided in the game's support folder.

Uninstall GPU Drivers with DDU then clean install them.

  • first, download DDU Display Driver Uninstaller
  • Before you use DDU, make sure you have downloaded the latest graphics drivers from your computer or graphics card manufacturer's website (usually the support page). You can find the NVIDIA catalogue here. And the AMD catalogue is here.
  • Once you have done this, turn off your Internet connection and run DDU. Make sure that you enable the tick box next to Remove GeForce Experience (GFE) when it appears. This is important.
  • After a system restart, install the driver software and enable your internet connection again.
  • This will make sure that Windows doesn’t try to install a generic driver in the background.
  • Once you have reinstalled GeForce Experience you’ll be able to update your graphics/video drivers without any issues. If the problem returns just repeat the process again.

Allow AC: Mirage through Windows Ransomware Protection.

Adjust Windows ransomware protection settings to allow the game to run without interference.

Using Windows N? Try the Media Feature Pack.

Install the Media Feature Pack if you are using a Windows N version, as it may lack necessary media player codecs and features.


For laptops or systems with multiple graphics cards, ensure that the game is using the correct GPU by setting it to run on the high-performance graphics option.

Run as Admin & Set High Priority.

Run the game as an administrator and set its priority to "High" in the Task Manager.

Moving to an SSD.

If possible, move the game to an SSD for improved loading times and performance.

Disable Overlays & Overclocking.

Disable third-party overlays like Discord or Steam, and consider dialing back or temporarily disabling any overclocking on your CPU, GPU, or RAM. Once you get a stable base you can slowly increase things again until you get a stable max OC.

Community Help.

Check the comments section for additional solutions that other players may have shared.