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How to Fix Coral Island Not Launching, Crashing, or Freezing

To fix Coral Island not launching, crashing, or freezing, you can try updating your graphics card, running the game as an administrator, or allowing it in your antivirus.

You can also try disabling overlays/conflicting programs, repairing/verifying the game files, or updating Windows.

Coral Island is a farming simulator game that is vibrant and relaxing.

You can live off the land, take care of animals, and build relationships with the townsfolk.

Help to re-energize the nearby town and its coral reefs.

Build the farm of your dreams, tend crops, and bond with the environment.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix Coral Island not launching, crashing, freezing, or having a white/black screen.

Fix 1: Update your graphics card

Fix 2: Run Coral Island as an administrator

  1. Navigate to your Steam library.
  2. Right-click Coral Island > Properties > Local Files > Browse.
  3. Right-click the Coral Island app > Properties > Compatibility > Run this program as an administrator > Enable > OK > Launch the game.

Fix 3: Allow Coral Island in your antivirus

  • Open the Windows settings > Privacy & Security > Windows Security > Virus & threat protection > Manage ransomware protection > Allow an app through Controlled folder access > Add an allowed app > Browse all apps > select the Coral Island app > Open.
  • Open the Control Panel > System and Security > Windows Defender Firewall > Allow an app or feature through Windows Defender Firewall > Change settings > Allow another app… > Browse… > select the Coral Island > Add.
  • Turn off Real-time protection: Open the Windows settings > Privacy & Security > Windows Security > Virus & threat protection > Manage settings > Real-time protection > Off.

Fix 4: Disable overlays/conflicting programs

  • Navigate to your Steam library > right-click Coral Island > Properties > Enable the Steam Overlay while in-game > Disable.
  • Open Steam > Steam > Settings > Downloads > Clear Download Cache.
  • Unplug the Logitech or Thrustmaster racing wheel.
  • End the task for Razer Synapse or MSI Dragon Center.
  • Close all of your tabs to free up RAM and relaunch the game.
  • Uninstall Razor Cortex (to prevent freezing).

Fix 5: Repair/verify the game files

  1. Navigate to your Steam library.
  2. Right-click Coral Island > Properties > Local Files.
  3. Click on “Verify integrity of game files”.
  4. Launch Coral Island.

Fix 6: Update Windows to the latest version

  1. Search for “Check for updates” using Windows Search.
  2. Update Windows to the latest version.
  3. Launch Coral Island.

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