How To Fix Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter Errors, Not Starting, Freezes, FPS

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Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter was released this week on Steam and by now a few players complained about errors and issues in the game. Some of this issues are making the game unplayable. We know that you payed a lot of money for this game, it’s pretty expensive, about 45 euros, and we want to help you fix your errors and play the game.

The most encountered Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter errors are Freezes, FPS Issues, Game Not Starting and Crashes, a few people also reported some minor issues regarding sound and screen aspect ratio. To fix the game issues check our solutions and workarounds below.

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter is a fantastic adventure with unique gameplay that blends investigation, action and exploration for an extraordinary experience that will test the limits of your nerves and intelligence.

Track down evil in the darkest corners of London and the human soul while playing as the great detective, as you untangle a web of intrigue leading to the final stunning revelation.

To fix the game issues, first make sure that you meet the minimum system requiremets. You can find the below.


    • OS: Windows 7 64 Bit / Windows 8.1 64 Bit / Windows 10 64 Bit
    • Processor: INTEL Core i3 3.6GHz / AMD FX Series 4.2GHz Quad-Core
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1024 MB 100% DirectX 11 compatible AMD Radeon HD 7790 / NVIDIA GeForce 460 GTX
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible


    • OS: Windows 7 64 Bit / Windows 8.1 64 Bit / Windows 10 64 Bit
    • Processor: INTEL Core i5 2100 3.1 GHZ / AMD A8-7600 3.1 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2048MB 100% DirectX 11 compatible ATI R9 270X / NVIDIA GeForce 760 GTX or higher
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter Errors:

#1 Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter Freezes

Sherlock Holmes The Devil's Daughter Freezes

Apparently some players in the game are encountering freezes and other performance issues, but freezes are the main encountered. As you can see in the image above, it is taken from the Steam’s Dashboard, the game keeps freezing during conversations, examination and when changing disguises. The game freezes in these moments for aprox. 15 seconds and then comes back to normal. To fix the freezes follow the solution below.

Solution: You can fix the game freezes with our tutorial at the end of the post.

#2 Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter Crashes

“When I started it, It crashed. Please help. It is stopped working. I just bought this game and I want to play it very very much. Thank for answer.”

A few players are encountering crashes throughout the game or at the startup. To fix these crashes just follow our tutorial below and your game will run fine after you apply it.

#3 Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter FPS Issues

The developers reported on Steam that the game has fps issues with:

  • AMD Crossfire: FPS drops and screen flickering on older graphics cards and out-of-date drivers.
  • Intel integrated graphics: Performance is insufficient to play the game comfortably (7-10 fps).

Solution: The fps issues should be fixed with the latest patch of the game but you can also check our tutorial below if you still encounter them.

#4 Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter Not Starting

“When launching a game, the “Preparing to Launch” message comes up but the game does not launch and the message goes away. I tried most of the solutions online as mentioned here
But it still doesn’t launch. Any solution?”

This error is encountered by a lot of players. They are unable to start the game when they click the Play button in the Steam Library. Nothing happens or the game appears as running in the Steam but it doesn’t launch. You can quickly fix this issue by applying our tutorial below to your game.

We hope that your tutorial helped you fix your Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter errors and bugs, if you encounter any other issues in the game or if you don’t know how to apply the patch to your game, comment below or use our contact page and we will help you fix your game. –GamesErrors Team

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  1. Sean Esplin says

    Its very nice that some one takes there time to help other gamer’s but the real problem i have is cant save the game.

  2. Linda Manuel says

    I recently download Sherlock Holmes Devil’s Daughter to my laptop. I have Windows 10 and have done the patch and downloaded 3 graphic updates to my laptop. but the real problem I have is I can’t save the game. I have requested via email an answer to this problem or a refund via PayPal. Apparently I am to give the gamers until Nov. 14th to reply to my request before I can request a refund of the purchase price. This is a pain in the butt….

  3. Julian Syjud says

    yhy nice bait, stop scamming people

  4. Hasan Tavlı says

    it’s very nice to get help about games from gamers.

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