How to Fix Resident Evil HD Remaster Lag, Crash, and Others

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The remake of the game made it look and feel more awesome than the classic version of the game from 1998 it, but like any other game, it has some errors and issues.

The most common Resident Evil HD Remaster Issues that players complained about are

  • Random Crashes: Resident Evil HD Remaster crashes at startup
  • Performance Issues: Lag, Stuttering, Low FPS
  • Black Screen

Make sure your PC meets the minimum system requirements for the game. Below you can find these glitches detailed and solutions on how to fix them.

How to fix Resident Evil HD Remaster issues

Here are some steps you can take to try and fix lag, crashes, and other performance issues with Resident Evil HD Remaster:

  1. Update the GPU drivers
  2. Lower the graphics settings
  3. Verify the game files
  4. Close the background apps
  5. Run the game as an administrator 

1. Update the GPU drivers

Typically, the manufacturer’s website will have updates for your drivers. Thus, you can access the manufacturer’s website and download the latest graphics driver to install it on your PC.

If you need an easier method that doesn’t require any technical know-how and is totally secure, go for a driver updater tool like PC HelpSoft. It will scan and update individual device drivers or the entire batch in a few clicks.

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2. Lower the graphics settings

This is a simple method that anybody can apply in order to reduce PC resource usage and fix crashes or performance issues. You can take action with this from the game’s main menu, in the Settings or Options field.

Look for graphics settings options and set the game to medium or low and adjust other features that may have an impact on your game performance.

3. Verify the game files

  1. Open Steam and access Library.
  2. Right-click on the game to select Properties.
  3. In the next window, go to Local Files. 
  4. Select Verify the integrity of game files.
    Verify Integrity of Game File
  5. Wait for the process to finish

To make sure there are no corrupted files causing problems, apply the method above to any game launcher you’re using for this game.

4. Close the background apps

Removing the conflicting apps running in the background can also fix crashing issues, especially if a lot of CPU or GPU resources are used to operate them.

Access Task Manager with right-click on the taskbar button → Go to the Processes tab and right-click on the app → Click on End task to terminate the process

5. Run the game as an administrator

  1. Find the game installation folder.
  2. Right-click on the game executable and go to its Properties.
  3. Slide to the Compatibility tab.
  4. Now, check Run this program as an administrator.
    run game as an administrator
  5. Click on Apply and OK to save it.

If you didn’t find a saving solution by now, you can still resolve the game issues by reinstalling the game completely and installing it fresh on your PC. Performing this action is worth trying because it restores the game files and removes any unknown malfunctions.

If you need more support with other issues on this game, check out the cases in the next section.

Other Resident Evil HD Remaster

  • Performance Issues: Lag, Stutter

Your game might be laggy sometimes, or it might stutter from time to time.

Workaround: Change the refresh rate of the game to 120 from the config file located here: C:\Users\Your User Name Here\AppData\Local\Capcom\Resident Evil – Biohazard@HD Remaster\config.ini

  • Random Crashes

The game crashes when some users try to change settings or change the resolutions of the game, for some players the game just randomly crashes.

Workaround:  Make sure that you updated the graphic card drivers to the latest version or try to play the game in windowed mode

  • Resident Evil HD Remaster Black Screen

Some players reported a black screen after the opening cut scene.

Solution: Firstly, you can try opening Steam Library followed by right-clicking on Resident Evil and heading to the following directory:

Properties > Local Files > Verify the game cache 

Once you’ve done so, the game should work fine. In case you’re struggling with Resident Evil 7 crashing problems, you will resolve them using our solutions as well.

Have fun playing the game after you fixed your Resident Evil HD Remaster lag issues. If you have any questions or if you have more errors, leave a comment below and we will support you.

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  1. Tibor says

    Same problem. I got the HD 4400 and it’s slow motion even with lowest settings. Can somebody help?

    1. Akarui says

      I had the same problem with the lag. I resolved the issue by changing the frame rate to “Variable”. Hope this helps.

  2. Luke says

    Hi, How fix bhd.exe error?

  3. punisher says

    Hello everyone, i’m expecting to receive the answer asap 🙁 too much lag. The subtitles is always delayed. The sounds also. The movement. Aw come on. Please help me urgent please? Just downloaded this game awhile ago from Desktop version. Windows 7 Ultimate.
    Specs are: Manufacturer: Gigabyte Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4160 CPU @ 3.60GHz 3.60GHz RAM: 4.00GB (3.70 GB usable) System Type: 64-bit OS Graphics: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4400
    Ingame Options: Resolutions: 1280×720 Window Setting: Full Screen Vertical Synchronization: Off Refresh Rate: 60.0 Hz Frame Rate: Variable Anti-Aliasing: Off Shadow Quality: High Texture Quality: High
    What can i do?

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