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The Surge 2 Won't Launch, How to Fix FLR Error

The Surge 2 Won't Launch

Here is how to fix The Surge 2 error on startup. The error says "[FLR] Error. Unhandled exception occured: 0XC0000005", immediately after try to launch The Surge 2.

How to Fix The Surge 2 Won't Launch Issue

Method #1

Especially, first solution tip solved the issue of many players.

  • Open the Documents folder on your PC
  • Go to the The Surge 2 folder.
  • Delete the settings.ini file in The Surge 2 folder.


  • Download the settings.ini file
  • Put it here Documents > The Surge 2
  • Try to launch the game.

Method #2

  • Go to C:\Windows\System32
  • Find the amdvlk64.dll file in the System32 folder.
  • Rename the amdvlk64.dll file to amdvlk64bkp.dll

Method #3

  • Verify your game files. Go to the Steam library
  • Right-click on the The Surge 2, go to Properties.
  • On the LOCAL FILES tab, press the VERIFY INTEGRITY OF GAME FILES button.

Method #4

Download the DirectX. Install/reinstall it and restart your PC. Then launch the game.

Method #5

  • You should update your graphics card driver. NVIDIA drivers here. AMD drivers here.
  • If already installed the latest driver, try to downgrade your drivers, to old one version.
  • You should update your OS too. In Windows 10, click on the Start icon.
  • Go to Settings
  • Click on the Update & Security.
  • Check for updates.
  • If you are using Windows 7, go to https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36805
  • Click on Download button.
  • Select the Windows6.1-KB2670838-x64.msu
  • Click on Next
  • Install it after download.

Method #6

  • Repair the Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable
  • Go to ...\Steam\SteamApps\common\Steamworks Shared\_CommonRedist\vcredist\2017
  • Run the vc_redist.x64.exe in the 2017 folder.
  • Install it. If already installed, you should click on the repair button.
  • Do same thing to vc_redist.x86.exe

Method #7

Disable fullscreen optimizations in Windows 10. How to disable it?

Method #8

Use the System File Checker tool: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/929833/use-the-system-file-checker-tool-to-repair-missing-or-corrupted-system

I hope these tips helps you. I will update the guide when I found new solutions.


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