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Tomb Raider PC Crashes, Stopped Working, Crash to Desktop, Direct3D Error, NVidia GTX 670 Problems and Errors

In Tomb Raider 2013, you will explore the intense and gritty origin story of Lara Croft and her ascent from a young woman to a hardened survivor. Armed only with raw instincts and the ability to push beyond the limits of human endurance, Lara must fight to unravel the dark history of a forgotten island to escape its relentless hold. The game has released, we are going to fix all possible Tomb Raider 2013 Crashes, Problems and Errors, check below the break.

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What should you do first?

Be sure to check the support article section related to Tomb Raider 2013 you're having problems with. There you can also find troubleshooting threads which our users have found helpful.

  • It's important that you have the latest version of DirectX and graphics drivers installed!
  • If you're using Windows Vista or 7, you should try disabling UAC. More information can be found here.
  • Installing the latest updates for your operating system is always a good idea and can also resolve some of your issues. Same thing goes for shutting down or disabling any non-crucial applications running in the background, especially anti-virus software, as they might interfere with your games. Try it and see if it helps.

Tomb Raider 2013 PC Specifications

Tomb Raider 2013 Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista,7,8 (32bit/64bit)
  • Processor: Dual core CPU: AMD Athlon64 X2 2.1 GHz (4050+), Intel Core2 Duo 1.86 GHz (E6300)
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: DirectX 9 graphics card with 512Mb Video RAM: AMD Radeon HD 2600 XT, NVidia 8600
  • DirectX: 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 10 GB HD space
  • Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection

Tomb Raider 2013 Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
  • Processor: Quad core CPU: AMD Phenom II X2 565, Intel Core i5-750
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics:  DirectX 11 graphics card with 1GB Video RAM: AMD Radeon HD 4870, NVidia GTX 480
  • DirectX: 12
  • Hard Drive: 10 GB HD space
  • Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection

Tomb Raider 2013 Research Laboratory Elevator Doesn't Work Bug – Fix

Solution: You can reload the last checkpoint to solve this issue, hope it works or apply the Patch 1.01.

Tomb Raider has stopped working – Fix

Solution: You just need to install latest drivers of your Graphic Card and especially for AMD HD Cards, you should download Catalyst 1219.1520.27485.

Tomb Raider 2013 Random Crashing on NVidia GTX 670 Graphic Cards – Fix

Solution: As we have mentioned above that the new AMD Catalyst drive have fixed the random crashing but NVidia’s latest drivers are not helping on this issue. You just disable the Exclusive Fullscreen and Tesselation from Graphic Settings Menu to solve this issue.

Tomb Raider 2013 Failed to Initialize Direct3D with Current Settings – Fix

Try the above solution.

Tomb Raider 2013 Rope Ascender Bug – Fix

Apply the latest patch to solve this problem.

Spoilers a Head:

There are 2 crates overlapped take your mg and shoot with the grenade launcher on the crates in 90 degree The grenade must land on the crate the then overlapped crate teetering out of the false crate if it’s not enough repeat this 4- 5 times When u see the crate is completely out of the other use your rope ascender on the now teetering crate and voila the crate makes the hole u need.

Tomb Raider 2013 PC version not installing

It is the Release Date Control, you can’t play before 5 of March or you can try to move forward the calendar date to solve this issueEmbarassed.

Tomb Raider 2013 Steam failed to start Missing executable – Fix

Solution: Restart the Steam client to fix this problem, if problem persists verify the game cache from Steam.

Tomb Raider 2013 Xbox360 Controller not working

Solution: First of all make sure you have installed or updated xbox360 controller driver if not then download from here. If problem persists then try to unplug and re-plug the controller. Also try to close and restart the game.

Drivers for Your Hardware to Run Tomb Raider 2013 Great

It is highly recommended that you have up to date all hardware drivers like Graphic Card, Sound Card etc.  So get the latest drivers for Graphic Cards, Sound, Motherboards etc… from Here and if possible also update your peripherals like Mouse, Keyboard, and Controller etc… from here.

General Fixes for Tomb Raider 2013

Read our General Fixes article to fix major problems and issues.

Tomb Raider 2013 Freezes on Loading or Corrupted Save Files – Fix

Solution: If Tomb Raider 2013 is freezing in loading screen it may be cause of corruption of save file. So delete the save game file and start the new game. Also verify the game cache from Steam.

Tomb Raider 2013 Game Unavailable on Steam Error Fix

Solution: It is problem of Steam, you should exit and re-run the Steam if problem persists then restart your computer and also restart your modem or router.

Tomb Raider 2013 d3dx9_27.dll Error Fix

Download and install the latest update of DirectX, you can download from here.

Tomb Raider 2013 msvcr71.dll, msvcr100.dll and msvcp100.dll Errors Fix

These errors may cause of Microsoft Visual C++ 2005, 2008 and 2010. So install these packages, you can download below.

For 32-bit Windows Versions:

For 64-bit Windows Versions:

Tomb Raider 2013 System Reboot during Gameplay or Hanged/Freezes – Fix

Solution: The main cause of these issues are overclocked systems especially graphic cards, so roll back your hardware to factory settings.

Tomb Raider 2013 Mouse Lag, No Cursor or Out of Control Cursor – Fix

Solution: First of all try to disable all the effects like Post Filter, Shadows, AA and AF. If issue persists then lower Sound Hardware Acceleration:

  • Select Run from the START Menu.
  • Type 'dxdiag' (without the quotes) in to the dialog box and press enter.
  • Select the Sound tab
  • Move the "Hardware Sound Acceleration Level" slider to the left to disable Full Acceleration.
  • Select Exit

Tomb Raider 2013: How to Change FOV?

You can change your FOV (Field of View) to follow simple steps; this guide will increase only horizontal FOV.

  1. Type Windows + R button to open Run Command
  2. Type Regedit and press Enter
  3. Now go with  HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Crystal Dynamics\Tomb Raider\Graphics
  4. Now modify AspecRatio and enter your desire ratio like if you want 16:10 then enter 16000 in decimal.
  5. That’s it.

Play Tomb Raider 2013 on DirectX 9 with DirectX 11 Performance

Play Tomb Raider 2013 on DirectX 9 with DirectX 11 results. Follow the simple steps to force DirectX 9 better performance but Tessellation and TressFX will not enable.

  1. Type Windows + R button to open Run Command
  2. Type Regedit and press Enter
  3. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Crystal Dynamics\Tomb Raider\Graphics
  4. Now you can modify RenderAPI and change its value to 9

Tomb Raider 2013 Black Screen or No Responding – Fix

Solution: Game installing on external hard drive is the gamin cause of this issue. So install the game on internal hard driver to avoid this problem.

Tomb Raider 2013 Bad FPS and Slow Performance – Fix

Solution: If you are having this issues then try to run the game in low graphic and especially turn off SSAO, TressFX and V-Sync from Graphic Options.

Tomb Raider 2013 Missing Texture Fix

Possible Solution 1: Disable Post Processing Effects from the game option to avoid this issue.

Possible Solution 2: Update you Hardware drivers to the latest like, Graphic Card and Sound Card; you can download all hardware drivers from Here

Possible Solution 3: After updating the drivers of graphic card, if you didn’t solve this problem then try to uninstall the driver from the control panel and download previous version of driver.

Possible Solution 4: Run the game with different resolution.

Possible Solution 5: Run the game with lower graphic settings, hope it may help you.

Possible Solution 6: If you are using Steam, then verify the game Cache files.

Tomb Raider 2013 Can’t See Main Menu - Fix

Possible Solution 1: Verify the game cache in Steam for errors. If there are corrupted files, try reinstalling the game.

Possible Solution 2: Defragment Cache Files from Steam then restart you game.

Possible Solution 3: Also update your Graphic Card driver, get latest driver from here.

Tomb Raider 2013 isn’t working on Vista – Fix

Possible Solution: First of all, Ensure your system is updated to Service Pack 2 and includes the Platform Update. Click Start, click All Programs and then click Windows Update. If you have installed the latest Windows Update and are experiencing problems running the game, you may need to install the following Vista update (KB971512): Click to download the update for Windows Vista (32-bit)

Tomb Raider 2013 Other Errors and Problems

AMD Processors Problems and Issues with Games

Antivirus Detects Virus in Tomb Raider 2013 or detects threat/virus

DirectX Problems and Issues for Tomb Raider 2013

Tomb Raider 2013 Crash to Desktop (CTD) and Black/White Screen

Tomb Raider 2013 Crashes, Crash at Menu, Crash on Launching, Crashing while Playing, Stuck on Loading Screen, and Game Crashes during Loading Screen – Fix

 Tomb Raider 2013 doesn’t start or do not run after ‘Preparing to Launch’ - Fix

How to fix keyboard and Mouse Problems and How to reduce Mouse and Keyboard Lag

Get Latest Drivers for Peripherals

NVidia Optimus Problems and Issues

Tomb Raider 2013 PlayStation 3 and Xbox360 Crashes Guide

Tomb Raider 2013 has No Sound, Low Sound, Delayed Dialogues Voices and Sound Stuttering

Steam Problems and Issues for Mac

Microsoft Visual C++ 2005, 2008 or 2010

Steam Problems and Errors.

Steam Connection and Network Problems and Issues

Get More Performance to Disable Background Applications

How to verify game integrity of game cache files from Steam?

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