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How To Resolve The Superhot: Mind Control Delete Crash On Launch Issue On PC?

Superhot: Mind Control Delete Crash On Launch Issue
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Two days ago, SUPERHOT Team released the third game, Superhot: Mind Control Delete, to their renowned franchise, Superhot. Since release, thousands of users have purchased the game on Steam. However, new releases are not free of issues and errors. If not resolved, these issues can ruin the experience for the user. One of such issues is the Superhot: Mind Control Delete crash on launch issue.

For people that paid $4.99 for the game, this issue becomes a waste of money. And, as per reports, this issue seems to be common as well. Fortunately, we have the solution! In this article, we will explain how you can resolve the Superhot: Mind Control Delete crash on launch issue on PC.

How To Resolve The Superhot: Mind Control Delete Crash On Launch Issue On PC?

Before you attempt any of the resolutions mentioned below, you have to make sure that your computer meets the minimum system requirements for Superhot: Mind Control Delete. If it does not, there’s no point in attempting any of the resolutions, as your computer can’t run the game.

System Requirements:

Minimum:

  • Operating System: Windows 10 (x64)
  • Processor: Intel Core 2-Quad Q6600 @ 2.40 GHz or above
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 (1 GB) or above

Recommended:

  • Operating System: Windows 10 (x64)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4440 @ 3.10 GHz or above
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GTX 660 (2 GB) or above

Method #1 — Launch The Game From SHMCD.exe:

If Superhot: Mind Control Delete crashes for you as soon as you launch it, you should open it from SHMCD.exe. You’ll find this file from the game’s directory! If this does not work for you, you can run it with administrative properties, with the Run as administrator option.

  • Open the drive that you have your Steam library folder installed in.
  • From there, go to the Steam folder.
Superhot: Mind Control Delete Crash On Launch Issue
  • From there, head over to the steamapps folder.
Superhot: Mind Control Delete Crash On Launch Issue
  • Then, open the common folder and find the folder for Superhot: Mind Control Delete.
Superhot: Mind Control Delete Crash On Launch Issue
  • Here, you’ll find the SHMCD.exe file; open it.
  • If that doesn’t resolve the issue, right-click on it and choose the Run as administrator option.

You can also add SHMCD.exe as an exception to Windows Defender. It may be that Windows Defender is the obstruction that causes the crashes. For this;

  • Open Windows Security from the Start menu.
  • From there, click on the Virus & threat protection option.
  • Under Virus & threat protection settings, click on the Manage settings option.
  • Scroll down to find Exclusions; click on the Add or remove exclusions option under it.
  • Click on + Add an exclusion and choose the SHMCD.exe file from there.

Method #2 — Update Your GPU Drivers:

Since Superhot: Mind Control Delete is a new game, both AMD and NVIDIA will release optimized drivers for it. If you’re using a discrete GPU, it is important that you update your drivers to the most up-to-date ones, as they would be compatible with the game. You can download the most up-to-date drivers from your GPU manufacturer’s website; AMD or NVIDIA.

Method #3 — Update Your Windows:

Often than not, many people ignore Windows updates. But, it is important to ensure that your Windows is up-to-date, as it brings support for new games and applications. As of now, Windows 10 Version 2004 is the most recent update, which was released on 27th May 2020. You can update your Windows from the Update & Security option in Settings. You can also update it from the Windows 10 Update Assistant application, which you can download from Microsoft’s website.

If you have any further queries, do mention them below and we will respond to you as soon as we can!

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