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Elex 2: Crashing on Startup Fix

As a new game Elex 2 is having a few issues relating to its launch. Crashing on startup or even refusing to launch is probably one of the worst.




Some people experience bugs and crashes which is expected with a new release. However, some of them can be very frustrating, especially after spending some money on a game.

Apart from a few smaller issues, some players indicated that they experience game crashes in Elex 2.

Let’s focus on some of the causes of such issues and look for potential solutions.

How to Fix Crashes on Startup In Elex 2

First off Elex 2 only works with 64-bit Windows 10 OS, so if you have anything else I’m sorry you might be out of luck. At least for now. Hopefully, the developers release better support for their game in the future.

Anti-Virus Issue

If you do meet that requirement then it might be an anti-virus issue. Your antivirus or Windows could be blocking the games .exe from loading, you could look into that as a possible avenue. Making an exclusion for the games file directory or temporarily disabling the anti-virus should solve this issue.

Third-party Software

Another thing to keep in mind is that Elex 2 will not run with any third-party software running at the same time as it is. That includes any other game, browsers, discord, steam overlay, etc. That however covers just the bugs and glitches that cause startup failure.

Outdated Graphics Card Drivers

One of the most common reasons for game crashes is directly connected to the graphics card drivers. Sometimes outdated graphics card drivers can cause potential errors in-game, so it would be great to check if you have the latest version.

Reinstall DirectX

It is also a good idea to try reinstalling DirectX to the latest version. Sometimes this helps resolve the crashing issue.

Run the game as administrator

If none of the things worked for you, you should try starting the game as an administrator. Often game files cannot be started due to a bug in normal mode. Running the program as an administrator will bypass these issues.

Check for ELEX 2 Updates

Most new games are subject to many changes in the early stages due to bugs and glitches. This forces developers to release new updates very regularly. Sometimes running the game without obtaining the latest update can cause the game to crash.

I’m sure the game’s launch version will have more bugs to fix as you play. Kind of a given with how the gaming market has been lately, hopefully, that changes. For now, though that’s a guide on fixing some of the issues plaguing players trying and failing to load the game.

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Genshin Impact: How to Operate Prism of Khaj-Nisut

Don’t get stuck and reach Khaj-Nitsu upper floor.





Operating the Prism of Khaj-Nisut is a quest objective part of the Dreams Beneath the Searing Sand quest, which in turn is part of the Golden Slumber questline. After beating the three trials in Khaj-Nisut, you’ll be asked to find your way there, enter its main structure, and explore the lower floor.

You’ll eventually come to the upper one, and there a puzzle awaits you. Let this guide teach you how to Operate Prism of Khaj-Nitsu and reach the floor.

How to Operate Prism of Khaj-Nisut in Genshin Impact

Getting to the Prism

After you’re done exploring the lower floor and your objective changes to Operate Prism of Khaj-Nitsu, return to the main hall of the structure and look around for an updraft.

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The updraft will take you to a series of floating platforms. Ignore them and focus on the two Four-Leaf Sigils visible from the highest point of the updraft, as using them in succession will leave you in front of the Prism.

It’s red colored and in the center of a platform that is also in the center of everything else.

The puzzle has you change and operate the Prism to move the platforms in a way that they aren’t interrupting any Primal Beam. Doing so without understanding can just worsen the puzzle and make it more complicated.

There’s more than one solution to this puzzle, but to avoid the hassle use the shortest one we provide for you:

  • Operate
  • Switch (The Prism will turn blue)
  • Operate
  • Operate

When the deed is done a mechanism will appear. Use the Four-Leaf Sigil close to it to stick to the wall and Start Up the mechanism.

A short scene triggers showing you an elevator. Walk to the center of the platform-elevator and Activate it to reach the upper floor. You’re done here.

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