Fix OM6N Crashing, Freezing or Not Launching Issues

News: OM6N, developed and published by “CJWorks”, is an Action, Adventure, Indie, horror game that requires a survival skill. You can start enjoying this game and dive into the Horror World to survive against a malevolent omen. Since its release, many users have started enjoying OM6N, but, some are reporting that the game is crashing, not launching, or getting fatal errors on start-up.

If you also start experiencing problems with OM6N such as the game crashing, freezing, or not launching, then stick with this guide – here you will know why this is happening And how to solve it.

Why is “OM6N” Crashing, freezing, or not launching/opening?

There can be several culprits for OM6N to crash or freeze on your device, including–

  • a temporary issue
  • corrupted game files
  • software conflict
  • pending updates
  • outdated graphics driver
  • Missing or corrupted system drivers
  • lack of administrative rights
  • Security software such as firewall or antivirus.
  • Unknown bug from developers.

Fix OM6N Crashing, Freezing, Not Launching, or Startup Issues

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Perform Basic Hacks

Before moving on to any other steps, take some basic steps that can solve such issues and let you play OM6N.

Here are the steps to follow:

  • Close and restart– this is the very first step that you may try if OM6N is crashing: just close the game and restart your device (Windows PC, PS5, Deck, etc): sometimes, the problem may be caused by a temporary glitch that requires a fresh start to resolve.
  • If this doesn’t help, check if your device and OM6N are running on their newest version: older versions may cause compatibility issues, resulting in the game crashing.
  • Disable Windows Firewall (PC Users)– System security software like your firewall may block certain game files resulting in a fatal error when starting the OM6N game.
  • Disable your Antivirus (Windows PC)– Similar to a firewall, if you have antivirus software installed on your device, it may also block certain game files, resulting in OM6N failing to launch. It may also prevent you from accessing certain in-game features.

If you’ve checked these, but the OM6N game is still crashing, follow the steps below.

Check If Your Device Meets the Minimum Requirements

Along with restarting your device and relaunching OM6N, it is also very important to run the game on a system with minimum requirements: if your system fails to meet the minimum requirements, the game may crash, freeze, or won’t launch.

Update Your PC (Windows)

Install Updates For Your PC (Windows)

If you are trying to play OM6N on your Windows PC then make sure that your PC is updated: Pending updates for your PC can be another possible reason for OM6N to crash or freeze. Check and install all available updates for your PC.

  • Open Windows Settings.
  • From the Settings screen, click on “Windows Update” and then “Check for Updates.”
  • See if One or more pending updates are available for your PC and download and install them.
  • Relaunch the OM6N and see if it starts without the previous issues.

Read: How to download a Windows update manually.

Open the Game With Administrator Rights

Administrator

Some players on Reddit, have discussed that running OM6N as an administrator has helped them resolve crashing or startup issues.

  • From your Steam library, right-click OM6N, and select Properties > Installed Files.
  • Click the “Browse” button to open the game directory.
  • Next, right-click on the .exe file of the OM6N game and select “Properties.
  • Go to Compatibility > “Run this program as an administrator” option and click the checkbox next to it.
  • Click on “Apply” and launch OM6N.

Verify Game Files (Steam Client)

Corrupted game files might also cause loading, launching, crashing, or opening issues: verify and repair corrupted OM6N game files.

  • Open your Steam Library.
  • Right-click OM6N and click on “Properties” from the appeared options.
  • Go to > Local Files > “Verify integrity of game files…” option.
  • Wait for the OM6N files to be verified by Steam.
  • After completing the process, re-launch OM6N.

Disable Steam Overlay 

  • Open your Steam Library and Right-click on OM6N
  • Select Properties and Go to the General section.
  • Uncheck the “Enable Steam Overlay while in-game” checkbox.
  • Return to your game Library and relaunch OM6N to check for the not launching issue.

Launch the Game in Windowed Mode (Steam)

  • Open the Steam Library.
  • Right-click on OM6N and Select Properties.
  • Go to General > click on Set Launch Options.
  • Now, copy & paste the following command-line argument:
        -windowed -noborder
  • Next, save the changes and relaunch OM6N.

Close Background Programs (Windows)

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Running multiple background programs may consume more space and resources preventing OM6N from launching smoothly – close the programs one by one and launch the game to see which one is causing the issue.

  • Open Task Manager and select a task that you want to close.
  • Once selected, click on End Task.
  • Launch OM6N to see if that program was the culprit.

Note: If this makes no change, perform the same steps with another program to find the culprit. And if this doesn’t help, try the next fix.

Perform A Clean Boot

Perform a clean boot Windows

A clean boot allows the minimum set of drivers and services to run your Windows PC: by performing a clean boot, you will identify if any background programs were interfering with OM6N and causing the crashing issue.

Reinstall the Game

If all the above methods are not able to make any changes to the situation, reinstalling OM6N should be your next step.

The new version of the game “OM6N” can help solve the problems that were in its previous version – uninstall the installed one and reinstall the new version.

Wait for the New Update

The installed version of OM6N can contain some unknown bugs or issues. If this is the case, you may see a new patch note from the developers of OM6N: with this new patch, known issues and bugs like crashes, loading, or fatal errors might be resolved.

Keep your eyes on OM6N’s official social media pages or contact game support.

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