How to Fix Myth of Empires Fatal Error

Myth of Empires is a multiplayer sandbox open-world survival craft video game that has been released in November 2021 by Angela Game and Antiidelay. Though the game has been received mostly positive reviews on Steam, it seems that some players are having a couple of issues or bugs with this title on their PCs. Now, if you’re also playing Myth of Empires on your Windows PC and encountering the Fatal Error then make sure to follow this guide.

It’s currently in the early beta stage and there is no need to say that the game may have multiple bugs or issues right now until developers release the stable version. It’s expected that developers will come up with a couple of patch fixes periodically to resolve multiple issues or bugs with the title. However, if you’re facing some kind of fatal error or lags or crashing issues with the game then it’s always better to try fixing out manually at your end.

How to Fix Myth of Empires Fatal Error

How to Fix Myth of Empires Fatal Error

Sometimes it may possible that your PC game is conflicting with any third-party program or antivirus software and it starts throwing you out the unexpected fatal error whatsoever. Whereas some affected players are reporting that they’re encountering the “Unhandled Exception: EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION” error on the PC while trying to launch the Myth of Empires game. So, here we’ve shared a couple of possible workarounds to fix try fixing this issue.

1. Temporarily Disable Real-Time Protection

The first thing you should do is simply disable the real-time protection in your Antivirus software to check for the issue.

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  • Click on the Start menu > Search for virus & threat protection.
  • Click on it from the search result and turn off the real-time protection manually.
  • Next, search for defender firewall from the Start menu > Open it and turn off manually.

2. Verify Game Files on Steam

Sometimes a corrupted or missing game file on the PC can also cause some issues with the game launching or running properly. It’s recommended to verify the game files on Steam and try repairing them. To do so:

  • Open up Steam > Go to Library.
  • Right-click on the Myth of Empires game.
  • Click on Properties > Go to the Local Files tab.
  • Select Verify Integrity of Game Files…
  • This process will start verifying and checking all the installed game files whether there is a missing/corrupted file is located or not.
  • Let the process be completed. Once done, close the Steam client, and restart your computer to apply changes.
  • Finally, re-open Steam, and try running the Myth of Empires game again.

3. Delete Recently Installed Third-Party Programs

The Myth of Empires Fatal error can be caused by using third-party tools and applications that may conflict with the game unexpectedly. It’s worth recommending to uninstall the third-party programs on your PC one by one and check for the issue. If the problem is appearing after installing the program recently then delete the particular program first and check for the issue. To do so:

  • Click on the Start menu > Search for Control Panel and click on it to open.
  • Now, click on Uninstall a program > Search for the installed program from the list that’s causing the issue.
  • Click on the app to select it > Click on Uninstall.
  • If prompted, confirm the task, and wait for the program to be uninstalled completely.
  • Once done, make sure to reboot the PC to apply changes.

4. Disable Overlay Apps

Alternatively, you can try disabling third-party overlay apps that can cause several issues with the system performance or game launching whatsoever.

Disable Steam Overlay:

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  • Open the Steam desktop client > Click on Steam from the top left corner.
  • Go to Settings > A new popup window will appear.
  • Click on In-Game from the left pane > Make sure to click on the checkbox next to the ‘Enable the Steam Overlay while in-game’ option to uncheck/disable it.
  • Once done, click on OK to save changes > Reboot Steam to apply changes too.

Disable Discord Overlay:

  • Launch the Discord app > Click on the gear icon at the bottom.
  • Click on Overlay under App Settings > Turn on the Enable in-game overlay.
  • Click on the Games tab > Select Myth of Empires.
  • Finally, turn off the Enable in-game overlay toggle.
  • Make sure to reboot your PC to apply changes.

Disable Xbox Game Bar:

  • Press Windows + I keys to open Windows Settings.
  • Click on Gaming > Go to Game Bar > Turn off Record game clips, screenshots, and broadcast using Game bar option.

If in case, you’re unable to find out the Game Bar option then just search for it from the Windows Settings menu.

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Disable Nvidia GeForce Experience Overlay:

  • Launch the Nvidia GeForce Experience app > Head over to Settings.
  • Click on the General tab > Disable the In-Game Overlay option.
  • Finally, restart the PC to apply changes, and launch the game again.

5. Run an SFC Scan

If none of the methods worked for you, try running the SFC (System File Checker) scan on your Windows computer to check for the internal issue with the system files or installed applications. If there is an issue, the system will try fixing it out or let you know about the specific problem. So, you’ll be able to find out and fix the particular problem quite easily. To do so:

  • Click on the Start Menu and type cmd.
  • Now, right-click on Command Prompt from the search result.
  • Select Run as administrator > If prompted, click on Yes to give admin privileges.
  • Once the command prompt window opens, type the following command and hit Enter to execute it: [There is a space before /]
sfc /scannow
  • Now, wait for the process to complete.
  • Once done, restart your computer to change effects immediately.

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That’s it, guys. We hope this guide was helpful to you and the fatal error has been resolved now on your PC. If you’ve further queries, you can comment below.

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