How To Fix PES 2017 Errors, Server Issues, Crashes, Performance Issues and other Bugs

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It’s this time of the year again, Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 was released this week on Steam and FIFA 17 is going to be released in a few weeks too. Gamers that enjoy football games have waited for this month for a long time but the waiting is now over and you can play PES 2017 and also FIFA, if you are a FIFA fan, in a few weeks, on 27 September.

The game is available for consoles and PC. The PC players complained that the port is not that good and that they encounter a lot of errors and bugs that are making the game unplayable. The most common PES 2017 errors that players are complaining about are: Server Issues, players are unable to connect to the server game or the server is down, Crashes, the game crashes at startup or randomly while playing and Performance Issues like Low FPS and FPS Drops, these issues are making the game so hard to play due to the constant low fps, lag, and stuttering.

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Our team came up with a list that contains workarounds and solutions for the issues above so you can fix them and play your game. Before skipping to your issue and fix it first, make sure that you meet the minimum system requirements of the game, you can find them below. If your PC can handle the game go ahead and find your issue in the errors list below, if not you need to upgrade it and see if you encounter the same issue again.

System Requirements:

MINIMUM:

    • OS: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 SP1, Vista SP2
    • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo 1.8GHz / AMD Athlon Ⅱ X2 240 or equivalent processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0c compatible video card. 1024MB Pixel Shader 3.0 (NVIDIA GeForce 8800 / AMD/ATI Radeon X1600 / Intel HD Graphics 3000 or better)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
    • Additional Notes: 800 x 600 monitor resolution; 4x DVD-ROM Drive; TCP/IP 512 kbps or higher

RECOMMENDED:

    • OS: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 SP1, Vista SP2
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 530 / AMD Phenom Ⅱ X4 925 or equivalent processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0c compatible video card. 1024MB Pixel Shader 3.0 (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 / AMD/ATI Radeon HD4850 / Intel HD Graphics 4000 or better)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
    • Additional Notes: 1280 x 720 monitor resolution; 8x DVD-ROM Drive; TCP/IP 1.5 Mbps or higher

PES 2017 Errors:

#1 PES 2017 Server Issues

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A lot of players are complaining about server issues, it seems that on the first day of the release the game servers were down. This issue is persisting for some players and they receive this error when trying to connect to the server: “Service is unavailable!”. Other players are complaining about different error codes when they try to connect to the game servers, this is because some application or antivirus is blocking their connection. To fix the server issues and connect to the game server follow the workarounds below.

Workarounds:

  • First, make sure that the problem is not your PC and that your internet connection is working, try to restart your router or modem and connect to the game again.
  • Make sure that the game is not blocked by your firewall or any other antiviruses that you have installed on your PC
  • You should consider setting up a port forward for it to better your online gaming experience. There are quite a few reasons to set up a port forward for Pro Evolution Soccer 2016, such as: Fewer crashes when online, Easier to play with friends, Improved connection, Less lag, More stable, Enhanced overall online experience.  If you need an open port on your router then you need to create a port forward. Open ports are used to allow a connection into your home network from the Internet. They are common in gaming, torrenting, and VOIP configurations. Use these guides to help you learn how to forward ports: https://portforward.com/router.htm
  • If none of these workarounds help you, you need to follow the tutorial at the end of the post and apply our patch to fix the server issues and connect to the game. Go below for more details!

#2 PES 2017 Black Screen

When you start the game you encounter a black screen, the sound works but you can’t see anything. To fix this issue you need to make sure that your screen resolution is the same as the game resolution. To change the game resolution go to settings.exe and to find out your screen resolution go to Desktop-> Right-Click->Screen resolution.

  • If you can’t find your resolution in settings.exe follow this: Open properties of Settings.exe and in compatibility tab, check the option that says “Disable Digital scaling on high DPI settings”.

#3 PES 2017 Crashes

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Users are complaining about crashes, most of them encounter startup crashes and are unable to play the game at all and some of them encounter random crashes while playing a match but they can’t play the game for more than 10-15 minutes because it crashes.

Solution: To fix the game crashes make sure that your PC meets the minimum system requirements to play it and after that follow our tutorial at the end of the post. Go there for more details on how to fix the crashes!

#4 PES 2017 Key Binding Issues

If you want to change the Key Binding in PES 2017 it’s going to be a little tricky because you need to change them from settings.exe. So if you want to play the game with a keyboard go to settings.exe and select the keyboard tab and after that select your desired keys.

As for the controllers, the default layout will work just fine, however, if you want to change them, you should make sure you select the right controller number for the changes to work properly.

#5 PES 2017 Performance Issues

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Players that have a good PC and meet the recommended system requirements of the game are encountering a lot of performance issues, some of them are Lag, Low FPS, FPS Drops and Stuttering.

Workarounds: 

  • If you have a Nvidia GPU, go into your Nvidia control panel, under program settings, make the game run with these five settings changed:

-Maximum pre-rendered frames: 4

-Multi-display/mixed GPU acceleration: Single display performance mode

-Power management mode: Prefer maximum performance

-Triple buffering: On

-Verticle Sync: On

  • Switch off the Vertical Sync from Settings.exe.
  • If none of these help you, follow the tutorial below and apply our patch to fix the performance issues and play the game with no bugs at all. Go to the tutorial below for more details on how our patch works!

How To Fix PES 2017 Errors Tutorial:

*Only for Server Issues, Crashes and Performance Issues

You arrived here because you are encountering one of the major issues of the game: Crashes, Server Issues or Performance Issues. These issues are very hard to fix and some workarounds won’t help you fix them. This is why our team of developers released this patch, to help you fix your game and play it.

Below you can see a picture of how our patch looks like and what it does. You will also find a download link and a tutorial that will help you step by step to apply the patch correctly to your game and fix your issue.

For your knowledge and safety: our patch won’t interfere with your Steam account, it will just change some files and .dll’s in the game folder for the errors to be fixed.

Follow the tutorial below to apply the patch correctly to your game and fix the issues.

How to apply our patch:

  1. Download the archive of the patch from here: download
  2. Extract the downloaded archive on your PC, and open the patch from the folder.
  3. Your GPU will be selected automatically, make sure that you use your dedicated GPU if you have a laptop!
  4. Select the game executable from the game folder, if you used the default install folder it should be: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\Pro Evolution Soccer 2017”.
  5. Select your issue or issues from the box to the right and click the corresponding “Fix” button.
  6. After your errors are successfully fixed, you can click the “Launch Game” button and play the game.

How to download: Well, you might think that our download service is pretty annoying but is very effective. To download you just need to complete a simple offer, it usually takes a few minutes, and after that, you will be able to download the patch. We use this service because is the only way to support our developers and to keep releasing and updating patches for games. Thank you! We hope you understand us and have fun playing PES!

Let’s hope that by now you managed to fix all your PES 2017 errors and issues and that you are enjoying the game. If you still encounter some issues, and you are unable to fix them, or you don’t know how to apply our patch, please comment below or open a Support ticket. After that, a member of our team will help you as soon as possible to fix your issue and enjoy your game.–GamesErrors Team

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Denis

Hello, my name is Denis, I am a gaming enthusiast and I started this website to help other people fix their games issues. A few years ago I saved some money to buy a game that I expected for a long time and I was unable to play it due to some issues. After that, I started this blog to help others in this situation.

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2 Responses

  1. mulla says:

    my pes 16 crashes only if i start to play the match but if i skip the match it’s okey. what could be the solution for this?

  2. Hamza says:

    I can not open settings.exe file help me here guys

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