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SO I just bought CK3 and launched the 1.0.2 version and every time I try to play, the game crashes during the initial loading screen. Are there any potential fixes I can do so that I can at least get to the main menu and lower my settings? I'm playing on a windows laptop and im pretty sure the crashes are not caused by anti virus.
 
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I solved a similar issue by disabling Avast antivirus. Maybe is your case
 

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In the game launcher please set Display mode to Borderless.


Add CK3.exe to the exceptions list of your antivirus app; ESPECIALLY if you have Windows Defender, add it to the Ransomware "Apps Allowed Through" list.


IF NEITHER OF THOSE HELP:
DXDIAG is a program you run from a command prompt or the Windows start menu 'run' dialog box (or 'search programs' in Windows 7 or later). After running it will open a window and start collecting info with a progress bar in the lower-left corner. When it completes click the 'save all information' button and save it to a file then attach that file here.

Please attach your Documents/Paradox/CK3/settings.txt and pdx_settings.txt .
From your Documents/Paradox/CK3/logs/ folder, attach system.log .