Solving the PC Launch Crash Issue for F1 2021

F1 2021 is the latest entry in the long-running F1 series from Codemasters. This title is published by ever since Codemasters became part of the publisher. The latest title features improvements over past titles and is available on multiple platforms including PC, PS4, Xbox One, as well as next-gen consoles. While the PC port runs fine, for the most part, there are some technical problems. If you are running into the F1 2021 crash at launch issue, here are a few things you can try to fix it.

The game currently has a Very Positive rating on Steam, and most players are happy with the latest entry. Codemasters have solidified themselves as one of the best studios when it comes to racing titles. They have multiple franchises and release tons of games almost yearly.

Fixing the F1 2021 crash at launch issue

Some players on Steam forums have reported that they are running into a crash immediately after launching the game. While in most cases this is due to outdated drivers, or lack of prerequisite software, there are other reasons this could happen. Here are a few things you can try to fix this.

Manually adjust the resolution

This has worked for a few users and is quite simple. The default resolution by the game isn’t according to the Window’s resolution, causing a crash at the start. To fix this, follow the steps below.

  • Open Windows Run by either pressing Windows R keys together, or by searching for it in Windows Search
  • Enter the following address
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\F1 2021\hardwaresettings

Windows Run allows you to access any location in your PC, potentially helping in fixing the F1 2021 crash at launch issue
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Updated at 7:06 - 01/08/2023
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