How to Fix Hades 2 Crashing Error - 6 Proven Fixes

Sherly updated on May 27, 2024 | Home >Computer Instruction

  1. Fix 1. Ensure PC Meets the Hades 2 System Requirements
  2. Fix 2. Disable Antivirus Software
  3. Fix 3. Update Graphic Driver
  4. Fix 4. Run Hades 2 as Administrater
  5. Fix 5. Check Disk Errors
  6. Fix 6. Verify the Integrity of the Game Files

Some online players excited to get into Hades 2 are experiencing crashing errors. This article from EaseUS is dedicated to fixing Hades 2 crash errors and providing a better and smoother gaming experience.

How to Fix Hades 2 Crashing Error

The PC does not meet the minimum system requirements of Hade 2, file system corruption, outdated graphics card drivers, etc. are the main reasons for frequent crashes of Hade 2. This part gives 6 fixes for Hades 2 crashing error.

Fix 1. Ensure PC Meets the Hades 2 System Requirements

If your PC doesn't meet the lowest Hades 2 system requirements, Hades 2 will crash when launching or running. The table below shows the lowest and recommended system requirements of Hades 2. Check it for more info.

Comparison Recommended Minimum
OS Windows 10 64-bit or newer Windows 10 64-bit or newer
CPU Quad-core at 2.4GHz Dual-core at 2.4GHz
Memory 16GB RAM 8GB RAM
GPU GeForce RTX 2060, Radeon RX5600 XT, or Intel Arc A580 GeForce GTX950, Radeon R7 360, or Intel HD Graphics 630
Storage 10GB available space 10GB available space

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Fix 2. Disable Antivirus Software

Your antivirus software or firewall protection service may be blocking Hades 2 when it's not needed. To fix this, you can simply go into whatever antivirus program you're using and tell it to ignore Hades 2. If you use Windows Security, you can follow the instructions below to allow Hades 2 through the firewall:

  • Go to Control Panel > Select All Control Panel Items¬†> Windows Defender Firewall.
  • On the left side of this window, select Allow application through the firewall.¬†This¬†will allow your security system to bypass firewall protection and function¬†normally.

allow an app through firewall

Fix 3. Update Graphic Driver

If your graphics driver has not been updated to the latest version, it may cause a variety of problems when trying to run Hade 2, including crashing errors. You only need to follow the instructions below to upgrade your graphics driver to the latest version.

Step 1. Right-click the "Start" menu, select "Device Manager," expand "Display Adapters," and find the graphics card driver.

Step 2. Right-click the device you want to update and select Update Driver from the submenu.

update driver

Step 3. Automatically search for updated driver software when the next prompt appears. Your System will automatically search for and install the latest drivers, but this process requires you to have an active Internet connection.

Additionally, if you use an Nvidia graphics card, you can check for updates through GeForce Experience, while AMD users can download AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition to update their drivers.

Fix 4. Run Hades 2 as Administrate

Sometimes, games may require administrator permissions to access some certain system resources. Running Hades 2 as an administrator can fix crashes caused by the related permission issues. To do this, right-click on the game icon and find and interact with the Run as administrator option. 

Here is a step-by-step guide:

Step 1. Right-click "Hades 2" in the Steam library.

Step 2. Under "Manage," select "Browse local files."

Step 3. Scroll down to find the Hades 2 application.

Step 4. Right-click the application and select Properties.

Step 5. Under the "Compatibility" tab, select the "Run this program as an administrator" checkbox. Select Apply and then OK.

Fix 5. Check Disk Errors

Many users have reported that Hades 2 crashes when their computer does experience problems. Therefore, you can try to bypass Hades 2 crashing issues by checking and fixing errors on your current PC and hard drive. If you are not a very experienced Windows user, it is recommended that you use EaseUS Partition Master Professional. Its "Check File System Error" feature can directly scan the current hard disk for errors and try to repair it.

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Step 1. Open EaseUS Partition Master on your computer. Then, locate the disk, right-click the partition you want to check, and choose "Advanced" > "Check File System".

choose Check Partition

Step 2. In the Check File System window, keep the "Try to fix errors if found" option selected and click "Start".

check the pop-up instructions

Step 3. The software will begin checking your partition file system on your disk. When it completes, click "Finish".

finish partition check

This tool can also fix "games keep crashing" like Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut Crash & Not Launching on PC.

Fix 6. Verify the Integrity of the Game Files

Hades 2 may have some corrupted files after downloading the game via Steam. This may cause the game to crash. Players can resolve this issue by verifying the integrity of the game files, which can be easily accomplished by following these steps:

Step 1. Right-click Hades 2 in the Steam library and select Properties.

Step 2. Under "Installed Files," select "Verify integrity of game files."

verify game files integrity

Afterward, Steam will clean up any corrupted files and make sure everything is working properly. This will not affect any of your save files, so you won't lose any game progress.


With the release of Hades 2 into early access, many players have encountered a number of issues. One of the most common problems is that Hades 2 crashes on launch, so how do you fix this? This article provides a total of six effective repair solutions for different causes of Hades2 crashes, such as not meeting the minimum system requirements of Hade 2, outdated graphics card drivers, incorrect firewall settings, etc.

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Written by Sherly

Sherly joined EaseUS in 2022 and she has always loved writing articles and enjoys the fun they bring. She receives professional training here, focusing on product performance and other relative knowledge. She has written over 200 articles to help people overcome computing issues.

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