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How to Fix f0c5 Error in The Outlast Trials

To fix the f0c5 Error in The Outlast Trials, try updating your graphics card, verifying the game files, and disabling overlays or conflicting programs.

You can also try to clear the Steam download cache, close all tabs, uninstall/disable your antivirus, and update Windows.

The Outlast Trials is a terrifying multiplayer horror game set during the Cold War.

Players are unwillingly recruited as test subjects by the Murkoff Corporation to undergo mind control experiments.

Whether playing alone or in teams of 2-4, survival and completing therapy are the primary objectives.

Customization options allow players to create their own trial patients and decorate their cells.

The goal is to overcome the challenges and ultimately earn freedom from the trials.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix the unexpected error f0c5 in The Outlast Trials on Steam or Epic Games.

Fix 1: Update your graphics card

Fix 2: Verify the files for The Outlast Trials

For Steam:

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

For Epic Games:

  1. Navigate to your Epic Games library.
  2. The Outlast Trials > Click on the three dots.
  3. Click on Manage > Verify.
  4. Launch The Outlast Trials.

Fix 3: Disable overlays and conflicting programs

  • Navigate to your Steam library > right-click The Outlast Trials > Properties > Enable the Steam Overlay while in-game > Disable.
  • Open Nvidia GeForce Experience > Settings > General > In-Game Overlay > Disable.
  • Unplug the Logitech or Thrustmaster racing wheel.
  • End the task for Razer Synapse or MSI Dragon Center.

Fix 4: Clear the download cache and close all tabs

  • Open Steam > Steam > Settings > Downloads > Clear Download Cache.
  • Exit The Outlast Trials, close all of your tabs (e.g., Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge) to free up RAM, and relaunch the game.

Fix 5: Uninstall or disable your antivirus

  • Turn off Real-time protection: Open the Windows settings > Privacy & Security > Windows Security > Virus & threat protection > Manage settings > Real-time protection > Off.
  • Uninstall AVG: Open the control panel > Programs > Uninstall a program > AVG > Uninstall.
  • Uninstall Avast: Open the control panel > Programs > Uninstall a program > Avast > Uninstall.

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 The Outlast Trials.

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