Tips to Fix Common FIFA 17 Issues on Windows PCs

FIFA 17 is an impressive game that will definitely have you hooked you for hours in front of your computer screen. But as impressive as it is, playing FIFA 17 has been a bumpy ride for many Windows PC owners due to various issues. In this article, we will list solutions to common FIFA 17 issues on PC.

VC++ runtime error

Many gamers reported that the following error message appears during the installation process: “VC++ runtime redistributable package was not installed successfully. Setup cannot continue.”

1.Go to Origin Games\FIFA 17\__Installer\vc\vc2012Update3\redist
2.Run the vcredist_x64.exe file
3.Immediately go back to your Origin Library and install the game.

Issues with saving the resolution option when starting the game

1.Go to: C:\Documents\FIFA 17, open the fifasetup.ini file
2.Add your customized resolution at the RESOLUTIONHEIGHT and RESOLUTIONWIDTH options
3.Save the file and go back to the game.

The game crashes when launched

1.Go to the Origin game library.
2.Right-click on the game and select Repair.

If you’re experiencing the issue on Windows 10, follow these steps:

1.Go to the FIFA 17.exe file > right click on it > select Properties.
2.Select the Compatibility tab > check the option “Compatibility Mode” > select Win7.

If your computer has two graphics cards, use this workaround:

1.Go to Control Panel and run your graphics card.
2.Go to Add > make profiles for fifaconfig.exe and fifa15.exe
3.Launch regedit > change the value of the following two keys from 1 to 0

Fix graphics issues

1.Update your graphics drivers.
2.Turn down shadows and adjust graphics settings.
3.Disable third party background apps and then set FIFA 17 in High Priority in Task Manager.
4.If your computer is equipped with a Nvidia GPU, go to Settings and set Power Management Mode to Maximum Performance.

Let’s hope EA reacts as promptly as it did last year and releases a fix for FIFA 17 as soon as possible.