Muck Game Crashing Fix Guide

If your Muck game is crashing non-stop, then you will find possible solutions to your problems in our game fix guide.

Muck on Steam keeps crashing for many players even after some of the official bug fixes being released. So, what could be the problem? This guide will look into all the possible game crashing issues with Muck, and provide you with tips on how to fix them.

These game crashes are often caused by little things that many players overlook. For this reason we will provide you with some standard solutions, as well as some unforeseen causes that may crash your game.

Muck Game Crashing Fix Guide

Before trying anything new to fix your Muck game, test out all the standard procedures in the case of game crashing.

Re-install Your Game

All games are vulnerable to file errors, including Muck. Even a minor broken file can cause frequent game crashes. That's why it's always a good idea to simply re-install your game.

Follow these steps to re-install Muck on Steam:

  1. Go to your Steam client
  2. Select "Library" tab
  3. Right-click on the Muck game
  4. Go to "Manage" option
  5. Select "Uninstall" from the list

Once this is done, which shouldn't take long at all, it is advisable to restart your PC. After that, load the Steam client and install Muck by pressing the Install button.

Update Your Game to the Latest Version

Muck developer Dani consistently releases new updates for the game that also include lots of bug fixes. If your game is crashing, it is possible that your game may not have the latest updates installed.

In order to update Muck to the latest version in Steam follow these steps:

  1. Go to your Steam client
  2. Select "Library" tab
  3. Right-click on the Muck game
  4. Select "Properties" from the list
  5. Select "Updates" tab
  6. Choose "Always Keep This Game Updated" feature

Now you can be sure that Steam will update your game every time a new batch of bug fixes is being released.

Verify Integrity of Your Game Files

If you don't want to re-install the whole game, and you are sure that your game is fully updated, then you can verify the integrity of your game files through Steam.

You can do this by following these steps:

  1. Go to your Steam client
  2. Select "Library" tab
  3. Right-click on the Muck game
  4. Select "Properties" from the list
  5. Go to "Local Files" tab
  6. Select "Verify Integrity of Game Files" feature

Wait for the process to finish, which could take several minutes. At the end you will receive a report log stating which files have been fixed.

Update Your Graphics Card Drivers

One of the most common reasons for game crashing is the old versions of graphics drivers. If you haven't updated your graphics cards drivers for some time, then it is recommended to start doing it regularly.

Follow these instructions to update nVidia graphics drivers:

  1. Download the latest nVidia graphics drivers from the official page
  2. Start the installation process
  3. Restart your PC when finished

Follow these instructions to update ATI Radeon graphics drivers:

  1. Download the latest ATI Radeon graphics drivers from the official page
  2. Start the installation process
  3. Restart your PC when finished

Update Your Windows System

Windows OS also requires regular updates for all features of the game to be playable. That's why you need to update it regularly to prevent game crashes.

You can update your Windows 10 by doing the following:

  1. Press the Start button
  2. Go to "Settings" tab
  3. Select "Update and Security" feature
  4. Select "Windows Update" feature
  5. Click on "Check for Updates" option

You can also make your Windows update automatically by selecting Automatic updates in the Advanced settings in the same window.

Turn off Antivirus and Firewall

At times antivirus and firewall programs may interfere with your games, especially the ones that need to be online, which is the case with Muck.

If you're running an in-build Windows Defender antivirus, then you can temporarily turn it off during the gameplay:

  1. Press the Start button
  2. Go to "Settings" tab
  3. Select "Update and Security" feature
  4. Go to "Windows Security" tab
  5. Select "Virus and Threat Protection" feature
  6. Go to "Manage Settings" option
  7. Set the real-time protection to OFF

You also need to temporarily disable the Windows firewall:

  1. Press the Start button
  2. Go to "Settings" tab
  3. Select "Update and Security" feature
  4. Go to "Windows Security" tab
  5. Select "Firewall and Windows Protection" feature
  6. Open "Windows Security" settings
  7. Switch the Microsoft Defender Firewall option OFF

When you're finished playing, you can switch both antivirus and firewall back on.

Run Muck as Administrator

Finally, you can start your Muck game as an administrator, which gives you all the permissions, so that none of the programs will interfere with your gameplay.

You can do this by following these steps:

  1. Go to your Steam client
  2. Select "Library" tab
  3. Right-click on the Muck game
  4. Go to "Manage" option
  5. Select "Add Desktop Shortcut" option
  6. Go to your desktop
  7. Right-click on the Muck icon
  8. Select "Run as Administrator" option

Hopefully, these tips helped you solve the Muck crashing issues. Check out other Muck game tips and tricks articles by following our dedicated guides page.

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Sergey has been a freelancer in the video games industry for more than five years, writing for various publications around the world. His favorite games are MtG, Dark Souls, Diablo, and Divinity: Original Sin.

Published Aug. 16th 2021

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