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Hey meeeeeen CK3 won't launch. I followed the suggested solutions but stiiilllll. Does anybody knows how to fix this?? <3
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In the game launcher please set Display mode to windowed.

IF that doesn't help, Has the game ever run OK on this computer? Or never?

IF NEVER:
Install ALL these Microsoft modules:

(run dxsetup.exe after extracting from this download)

THEN go here:
And run the x86 and x64 installers there.

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 IT USED TO WORK:
Please do a full **clean** re-install:

- move any valued save games elsewhere
- "uninstall" in Steam-CK3
- manually delete both the Steam/SteamApps/common/CK3 AND Documents/Paradox/CK3 folders
- re-install game in Steam, run a Steam Verify when done.
- 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.
- start the game with no mods active and test

In particular make sure there are no files or folders left under either the Steam CK3 or Documents CK3 locations, before installing again.


If those don't help:
DXDIAG is a program you run from the Windows search box on the task bar. 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/pdx_settings.txt .
From your Documents/Paradox/CK3/logs/ folder, attach system.log , error.log
 

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Hello! I have same proble, tI tried everything you offered, game dosent work, all my logs, can u help me pls? I just bought the game and it never started
 

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Hello! I have same proble, tI tried everything you offered, game dosent work, all my logs, can u help me pls? I just bought the game and it never started
In future please start your own thread. thanks.


Did you try windowed display mode, as I suggested above? Because I see it's still in fullScreen.