Focus Team

SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
  • RECOMMENDED SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
  • HOW TO CHOOSE THE GAME LANGUAGE
  • HOW TO ENABLE ULTRA-WIDESCREEN SUPPORT
  • HOW TO CHECK THAT THE GAME IS CORRECTLY INSTALLED
  • GAME CRASHING ON STARTUP/STARTUP ERROR 0XC00007B
  • BLACK SCREEN WITH SOUND AFTER THE LOADING SCREEN
  • UNTRUSTED SYSTEM FILE ERROR
  • RIVATUNER STATISTICS SERVER (RTSS)
  • TROUBLESHOOTER
  • UPDATE WINDOWS 10
  • UPDATE OR REPAIR MICROSOFT DIRECTX
  • UPDATE THE DISPLAY DRIVER
  • UPDATE THE AUDIO DRIVER
  • WINDOWS FIREWALL
  • EASY ANTI-CHEAT (EAC)

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

REQUIRES A 64-BIT PROCESSOR AND OPERATING SYSTEM
OS: WINDOWS 7/8/10 (64 BITS)
PROCESSOR: INTEL CORE I3-2130 (3.4 GHZ)/AMD FX-4100 (3.6 GHZ)
MEMORY: 8 GB RAM
GRAPHICS: 1 GB, GEFORCE GTX 650 TI/RADEON R7 260
NETWORK: BROADBAND INTERNET CONNECTION
STORAGE: 16 GB AVAILABLE SPACE
ADDITIONAL NOTES: SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS MAY CHANGE AS A RESULT OF OPTIMISATION CHANGES THROUGHOUT EARLY ACCESS.

RECOMMENDED SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

REQUIRES A 64-BIT PROCESSOR AND OPERATING SYSTEM
OS: WINDOWS 7/8/10 (64 BITS)
PROCESSOR: INTEL CORE I7-3930K (3.2 GHZ)/AMD RYZEN 5 1600 (3.2 GHZ)
MEMORY: 16 GB RAM
GRAPHICS: 4 GB, GEFORCE GTX 970/RADEON R9 390
NETWORK: BROADBAND INTERNET CONNECTION
STORAGE: 16 GB AVAILABLE SPACE
ADDITIONAL NOTES: SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS MAY CHANGE AS A RESULT OF OPTIMISATION CHANGES THROUGHOUT EARLY ACCESS.

HOW TO CHOOSE THE GAME LANGUAGE

  1. Run Steam and click LIBRARY.
  2. Right click on Fear The Wolves and click Properties.
  3. Click LANGUAGE tab.

HOW TO ENABLE ULTRA-WIDESCREEN SUPPORT

  1. Open Windows Explorer or File Explorer from the taskbar.
  2. Open the Local Disk (C:).
  3. Open the folder Users then the folder of your Windows username.
  4. Open the folder AppData (*) > Local.
  5. Browse to FearTheWolves > Saved > Config > WindowsNoEditor.
  6. Right click on Engine.ini file > Edit.
  7. Add the following lines:

[/Script/Engine.LocalPlayer]
AspectRatioAxisConstraint=AspectRatio_MaintainYFOV

(*) AppData is a hidden folder by default. To view this folder:

WINDOWS 7

  • Open Windows Explorer from the taskbar.
  • Click Organize > Folder and search options.
  • Click View tab and check Show hidden files, folders and drives under Hidden files and folders from Advanced Settings.
  • Click OK.

WINDOWS 8/10

  • Open File Explorer from the taskbar.
  • Click View tab and check Hidden items.

HOW TO CHECK THAT THE GAME IS CORRECTLY INSTALLED

  1. Run Steam and click LIBRARY.
  2. Right click on Fear The Wolves and click Properties.
  3. Click LOCAL FILES tab and click VERIFY INTEGRITY OF GAME FILES... button.

GAME CRASHING ON STARTUP/STARTUP ERROR 0XC00007B

Configure Fear The Wolves in administrator mode at startup:

  1. Run Steam and click LIBRARY.
  2. Right click on Fear The Wolves and click Properties.
  3. Click LOCAL FILES tab and BROWSE LOCAL FILES... button.
  4. Browse to FearTheWolves > Binaries > Win64.
  5. Right click on FearTheWolves-Win64-Shipping.exe application > Properties.
  6. Click Compatibility tab.
  7. Check Run this program as an administrator and click OK.

BLACK SCREEN WITH SOUND AFTER THE LOADING SCREEN

If the Operating System is Windows 10 N 64-bit or Windows 10 KN 64-bit edition, please install Microsoft Media Feature Pack:

  1. Click https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3010081/media-feature-pack-for-windows-10-n-and-windows-10-kn-editions
  2. Click Download the update package now.
  3. Select your language.
  4. Save and run Microsoft-Windows-MediaFeaturePack-OOB-Package_x64.msu application.

UNTRUSTED SYSTEM FILE ERROR

If the computer has been upgraded from Windows 7 or 8 to Windows 10, please delete the Windows.old folder and the $Windows.~BT file:

  1. Open File Explorer from the taskbar.
  2. Right click on Local Disk (C:) > Properties > General tab > Disk Cleanup button > Clean up system files button.
  3. Check the following items:

System created temporary Windows Error Reportings Files.
Windows ESD installation files.
Previous Windows installation(s).
Recycle Bin.
Update packaged Backup Files.

  1. Click OK.

RIVATUNER STATISTICS SERVER (RTSS)

If Rivatuner Statistics Server is installed (e.g., included with MSI Afterburner):

  1. Open RivaTuner Statistics Server (RTSS).
  2. Click Add button (bottom left).
  3. Browse to Steam > steamapps > common > Fear The Wolves > FearTheWolves > Binaries > Win64.
  4. Add FearTheWolves-Win64-Shipping.exe aplication under Application profile properties.
  5. Set Application detection level to None for the game application.
  6. Close RivaTuner Statistics Server.

TROUBLESHOOTER

  1. Run Steam and click LIBRARY.
  2. Right click on Fear The Wolves and click Properties.
  3. Click LOCAL FILES tab and BROWSE LOCAL FILES... button.
  4. Browse to FearTheWolves > Binaries > Win64.
  5. Right click FearTheWolves-Win64-Shipping.exe application > Troubleshoot compatibility.
  6. Select Try recommended settings.

UPDATE WINDOWS 10

  1. Right click on the Windows Start button > Settings.
  2. Click Update & Security.
  3. Click on the Check for updates button from Windows Update.

UPDATE OR REPAIR MICROSOFT DIRECTX

  1. Click https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=35
  2. Select your language and click Download button.
  3. Uncheck all under Microsoft recommends.
  4. Click No thanks and continue DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer button.
  5. Run dxwebsetup application.

UPDATE THE DISPLAY DRIVER

UPDATE THE AUDIO DRIVER

  1. Right click on the Windows Start button > Device Manager.
  2. Open Sound, video and game controllers.
  3. Right click on the default audio device (e.g., Realtek High Definition Audio) > Update driver.

WINDOWS FIREWALL

When you run Fear The Wolves for the first time, you should get a Windows Firewall notification.
The game must be added in Windows Firewall.
Otherwise, to add Fear The Wolves in Windows Firewall:

  1. Right click on the Windows Start button > Settings.
  2. Click Network & Internet.
  3. Click Windows Firewall > Allow an app through firewall.
  4. Click Change settings button.
  5. Click Allow another app... button.
  6. Click Browse... button.
  7. Browse to Steam > steamapps > common > Fear The Wolves > FearTheWolves > Binaries > Win64.
  8. Select FearTheWolves-Win64-Shipping.exe application and click Open.
  9. Click Network types... button, check Private and Public then click OK.
  10. Click Add button then OK.

EASY ANTI-CHEAT (EAC)

For any issue with Easy Anti-Cheat (EAC), please follow the instructions provided by the EAC Support for Fear The Wolves:
https://www.easy.ac/en-us/support/fearthewolves/

last edited by FHI HelpDesk