How To Fix Resident Evil 7 biohazard Errors, Crashes, Stuttering, Save Data Issue


RESIDENT EVIL 7 biohazard is now available, and it’s the first main series installment to be played from a first-person perspective. The game sets a new course for the franchise and comes with a truly terrifying horror experience.

Players are saying that the new Resident Evil is a worthy reboot of the franchise and that they love every second of it. There are also some technical issues to address, at the moment a few players are complaining about Resident Evil 7 biohazard errors,  like framerate drops and stuttering but overall the game runs smooth with players enjoying the atmosphere.

Fear and isolation seep through the walls of an abandoned southern farmhouse. “7” marks a new beginning for survival horror with the “Isolated View” of the visceral new first-person perspective.

As for reviews, the game received amazing ratings. At the moment, it has 400 Very Positive reviews on Steam and it’s only available for a few hours. Critics are also saying that the game is fantastic, with ratings varying from 8-9/10.

If you are not sure about playing the game or not we recommend you to try it. Resident Evil 7 embodies the series’ signature gameplay elements of exploration and tense atmosphere that first coined “survival horror” some twenty years ago; meanwhile, a complete refresh of gameplay systems simultaneously propels the survival horror experience to the next level.

We know that you are here to find a solution for the issue that you are encountering. You are probably complaining about one of the following Resident Evil 7 biohazard errors Performance Issues, Low FPS, Stuttering, Crashes.

  • Game crashes in the same spot everytime
  • Game is choppy and laggy
  • Constant stuttering with low framerates from time to time and drops
  • Unable to create a save data

These are the most common errors that players are complaining on the Steam Dashboard at the moment. If you are one of those players, don’t worry anymore about not being able to play the game because we are going to help you fix your issue.

So let’s go ahead and check if your PC meets the minimum system requirements of the game, we recommend to meet recommended but anyway it’s fine. If your PC is below minimum you need to upgrade it because this may result in poor framerate, or the game not running. Please note that some high-end integrated graphics chips and modern laptop class discrete GPUs may work, but have not been tested, nor are they officially supported by Capcom. If you do meet the minimum specifications but not the recommended specifications, you may want to try turning down the graphics settings, if you haven’t already. If you’re experiencing performance issues while using a multi-GPU setup such as NVIDIA’s SLI or ATI’s Crossfire technologies, we recommend experimenting with disabling these settings, as they may cause compatibility issues with the game.



    • OS: WINDOWS® 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-BIT Required)
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-4460, 2.70GHz or AMD FX™-6300 or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 760 or AMD Radeon™ R7 260x with 2GB Video RAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 24 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectSound compatible (must support DirectX® 9.0c or higher)
    • Additional Notes: Hardware specification target 1080P/30FPS. May require a reduction in Texture Quality settings or turning Texture streaming to OFF due to high VRAM requirements. *Internet connection required for game activation. The game is still undergoing development, so all PC requirements are subject to change.


    • OS: WINDOWS® 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-BIT Required)
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ i7 3770 3.4GHz or AMD equivalent or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 with 3GB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 24 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectSound compatible (must support DirectX® 9.0c or higher)
    • Additional Notes: Hardware specification target 1080P/60FPS. *Internet connection required for game activation. The game is still undergoing development, so all PC requirements are subject to change.

Resident Evil 7 biohazard Errors List:

Here you will find all the errors that we talked above and for each one, you will have a solution or a workaround on how to fix it and play the game. Our workarounds are pretty simple to apply to your game, it should not be hard, but if you are not sure about something or you have questions, please ask them here at our Support Page and someone will help you 🙂

Before starting to apply our workarounds make sure that you did the following steps that developers recommended on the Steam Dashboard here.

  • Please ensure you meet the minimum requirements for the game,
  • Check your Anti-Virus software
  • Some AV software may trigger a false-positive situation and flag certain executables from running. You can temporarily disable the AV software to see if the game behaves differently. If the game runs when AV is turned off, that means you’ll need to create an exception rule to Resident Evil 7 biohazard.
  • If you are encountering issues related to video playback with the game, this could be due to a missing Windows Media Player codec, which the game requires. Please ensure the appropriate version of Windows Media Player is installed on your system.
  • Ensure game files are intact using Verify Game Cache

1) From your Steam Library list, right-click on Resident Evil 7 biohazard and select Properties.
2) Click the LOCAL FILES tab.
3) Click “Verify Integrity of Game Cache…” and allow the validation process to run its course.

Please disable or shut down your anti-virus while this process runs.

This process allows the Steam client to scan every single file you downloaded for this game, verify checksum of each, and compare that against the file manifest data on Steam’s content server. If the file is missing or has a different checksum value, you will receive a message stating “X files failed to validate and will be reacquired.” What this means is that some files have either been deleted, or may have been corrupted. Click “Close,” and Steam will automatically download and / or replace the problem files.

#1 Resident Evil 7 biohazard Stuttering

We are going to help you fix the stuttering issue first because this is the most common one and a lot of players are complaining about it. You might even have a high-end PC and still encountering stuttering and overall bad performance. Don’t worry, it seems that the game has a bug here but there are some workarounds that you can apply to have a smoother gameplay.

  • Turn off: Vsync, Dynamic Shadows and Shadow Cache
  • Change ambient occlusion to SSAO and don’t use HBAO+
  • Update your graphic card to the compatible driver
Solution: To get the latest compatible driver and optimize your game for maximum performance check our tutorial at the end of the post. Go there for more details!

#2 Resident Evil 7 biohazard 7 Crashes

Apparently, there is a weird issue where the game crashes in the same spot everytime and a lot of players are unable to play the game due to this error. This issue happens in the basement, as you get near the door at the other end, from the ladder you came down. Players are unable to continue the game because everytime they reach this point the game simply crashes with “re7.exe Stopped Working” error.

It seems that this issue is generated by the AMD Phenom processors because only players with this CPU are encountering these type of crashes.

Solution: To fix the basement crash and other crashes like the random ones you might get from time to time, check the tutorial we posted at the end of the post. Go there for more details!

#4 Resident Evil 7 biohazard Black Screen

For some players, the game doesn’t want to start and they receive a black screen, unable to do anything because nothing happens. A player detailed the issue on the Steam Dashboard, you can see what he said below.

I am having the same issue, if you hit ALT + TAB you will see the game. When you click on it, it will go to a black screen and my asus monitor says “out of range”. If I click “F” for options, etc, while the screen is black, then I ALT + TAB again, you will see the game and notice that you are now in the options menu. I can not get to the video options to try and force a resolution, nor the does config file in its location have anything but a Direct X option to launch with. I even tried adding a steam launch command for -fullscreen and specified to run in 1920×1080.

So to fix this issue you can try the things that the guy above tried or you can apply the workaround below and see if it helps you.

Workaround: Enter Nvidia Geforce Experience (you will need to provide an email, I know it is lame.) Then update your games list. It will show you RE7. Click on “Details” on the game. Optimize the game, then choose to edit the options yourself. Change it from “Fullscreen” to “Windowed”. Save, then hit “Play” Game. It will not work in windows mode.

#5 Resident Evil 7 biohazard Save Data Issue

You might be unable to create a save data for your game. When the save screen appears you can’t select yes and enter does nothing. To fix this issue check the workarounds below.


  • Unplug controllers and keyboard and after saving plug them back
  • Press Alt+Tab, save the game and then go back to fullscreen with Alt+Tab again
  • You can also use our tool to fix this issue. Check it below for more details

Tutorial For Resident Evil 7 biohazard Errors:

*Only for Stuttering&Crashes and SaveData Issue

Are you enjoying the game and from a sudden bang a crash? Don’t worry, we will help you fix these issues and you will be able to enjoy the game with no interruptions.

You might be unable save your game, you might encounter random crashes while playing or you might be annoyed by the performance issues of the game. We will help you fix all of these issues and play the game!

How? That’s simple, with our tool, it will optimize your GPU and fix the performance issues, it will tweak your PC and find the corresponding fix for your saving issues and it will also fix your crashes.

You are probably wondering what is this tool and how does it work, right? Well, our patch is developed by our team, we are a few gaming enthusiasts with a passion for coding, and by doing this, we are trying to help the gamers community. We know that you paid quite a lot of money for your game and not being able to play it it’s just annoying.

Our patch will optimize your graphic card for the best performance and it will also update your GPU to the latest version that works with RE7. It will tweak your PC to make sure that everything works fine and it will install the required redistributables in order for the game to work properly. (Please Note: our patch won’t interfere by any means with your Steam account, you will be safe the whole time!)

Below you can find an image on how our tool looks like and also a tutorial on how to properly use it. Please follow the tutorial step by step to make sure that you apply the patch correctly to your game. If you are not sure about some things please contact our support team. You can find the download link in the first step of the tutorial!

To make sure that you apply the patch correctly to your game please follow the tutorial below step by step. If you are not sure about something just ask us, our Support Team answers in a matter of minutes.

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 Steam install folder it should be: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Resident Evil 7 biohazard″.
  5. Apply all the tweaks from the box in the right.
  6. After your issue is 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 it’s 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 RE7!

We hope that you managed to fix your Resident Evil 7 biohazard errors and that now you are playing and enjoying the game. If you still encounter issues or if you don’t know how to apply our patch, please comment below or open a Support ticket on our support page. After that, a member of our team will help you as soon as possible to fix your error so you can enjoy your game.–GamesErrors Team

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  1. Daniel Folmann says

    it didn’t help

  2. Greg smith says

    has anyone tried this tool? Working? Not working? Is it a virus?

    No comments on it has got me suspect.

    1. Nas Rudy says

      I have the same issue. Waiting for someone to actually try this.

      1. Baran Bat says

        pls say me why offer ı think look like virus

    2. Mark Gy says

      Guys I tried the tool and I can say that it worked for me. No more crashes.

    3. Denis says

      Hey, I can assure you that our tool is working properly at the moment. In the tool archive you will also find a virus scan so that you can see that everything is safe.

  3. Piotr Iwińśki says

    nobody try this but this is a fake. Capcom he won’t give the patch for this game which doesn’t work on CPU without SSE4.1

  4. Raizu Grant says

    thanks for the error fix tool ! much appreciated efforts !

    1. Denis says

      You are welcome buddy! We hope it helped you 🙂

  5. Robert says

    how do i get this tool? in order to download it sends me to a site to complete an offer, which makes me complete other offers. i like video games, not spam games. where is the actual download!? i will not jump through hoops and release my info to multiple sources in hopes of finally getting a file that “might” help. just give me the download

  6. Derp Strats says

    Im pretty sure this is a scam, those validation bullshit gonna take your money

  7. Drayuu Opaline says

    Hello, I have a problem with Resident Evil 7 and I didn’t find any thread talking about it.
    The game is working fine, even with highest settings. But after sometime of playing (10-15min), the game freezes for about one minute. The sound continues and then the game comes back, but the subtitles are late since they kind of “catch up” with the video.
    I stopped playing it after defeating Mia attacking us with a chainsaw (in the very beginning) because I want to fix this before I can continue. The long freeze breaks the immersion.
    I have a GTX 980, i7 4790K CPU 4.00GHz and PC benchmarking tool said my PC was working perfectly etc.
    I’ve tried all the fixes I could find so far aka: setting all graphics to low and remove everything, changing resolution, fullscreen, borderless, anti-aliasing all of them, vsync off, AO to SSAO, etc, etc.
    Still no change.
    I also tried to remove “Banned” DLC, install the game on SSD drive, run as administrator.
    I’m a bit desperate here. Any help appreciated.

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