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How to Fix Uncharted Legacy of Thieves Not Launching, Crashing, or Freezing

To fix Uncharted Legacy of Thieves not launching, crashing, or freezing, you can try to update your graphics card, run the game as an administrator, or allow it in your antivirus.

You can also try to disable overlays/conflicting programs, repair/verify the game files, or update Windows.

Discover the thrilling story and one of the largest blockbuster action sets in the Uncharted franchise.

The game is packed with over-the-top moments of Nathan Drake and Chloe Frazer.

Discover sights like jungles, mountains, islands, and streets.

There are a lot of graphical adjustment features like texture, model quality, shadows, reflections, and more.

Uncharted has support for the DualShock controller, XInput game controllers, and other gamepads.

In addition, you can try out RGB support for Razer Chroma and Chroma Link-compatible devices.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix Uncharted Legacy of Thieves Collection not launching, crashing, freezing, or having a white/black screen.

Fix 1: Update your graphics card

Fix 2: Run Uncharted Legacy of Thieves as an administrator

  1. Navigate to the Uncharted Legacy of Thieves application.
  2. Right-click Uncharted Legacy of Thieves > Properties > Compatibility > Run this program as an administrator > Enable > OK > Launch the game.

Fix 3: Allow Uncharted Legacy of Thieves 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 Uncharted Legacy of Thieves 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 Uncharted Legacy of Thieves app > 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

  • 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.
  • Spam “Alt + Enter” immediately after launching the game.

Fix 5: Repair/verify the game files

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

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 Uncharted Legacy of Thieves.

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