Fix Ready or Not Encountered a Critical Error

Lovekaran Singh

fix Ready or Not has encountered a critical error

Facing the dreaded “Ready or Not: Critical Error” can be frustrating, especially when you’re eager to dive into the tactical SWAT action. Don’t worry, fellow operator! This guide will equip you with a range of solutions to tackle this common issue.

How to fix Ready or Not Critical error

Here are several troubleshooting methods to get you back in the action.

Verify Game File Integrity

Steam can fix corrupted files that might cause crashes.

  • Right-click Ready or Not in your Steam library.
  • Select Properties > Local Files.
  • Click Verify integrity of game files.

Remove Mods (if applicable)

If the error started after installing mods, uninstall them and verify game files again. Delete the .pak folders in C:/Users/Public/ > local > ReadyorNot > Saved > Paks, and steamapps\common\Ready Or Not\ReadyOrNot\Content\Paks.

Disable Overlays

In-game overlays from Steam, Discord, or GeForce Experience can conflict with Ready or Not.

  • Disable overlays in each program’s settings.
  • For Steam overlay, uncheck “Enable Steam Overlay while in-game” in the game’s Properties.

Temporarily Disable Antivirus

Antivirus software might mistakenly flag game files as threats, leading to crashes.

  • Temporarily disable your antivirus before launching the game.
  • Alternatively, add the game folder to your antivirus exclusion list.

Repair Corrupted System Files

Windows system files can become damaged, causing various issues.

  • Open Command Prompt as administrator.
  • Type sfc /scannow and press Enter.
  • Wait for the scan to finish and restart your PC.

Install Latest Game Updates:

VOID Interactive releases patches to fix bugs and improve performance.

Steam automatically downloads and installs updates when you launch the game.

Uninstall Ready or Not, delete the ReadyorNot folders in Steam’s Common directory and your AppData, then reinstall the game.

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