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WWE 2k22 technical issues


WWE 2k22 technical issues

WWE 2K returns with all the features you can handle! Get ripped out of the stands and hit with complete control of the WWE Universe. Throwdown with the biggest and most realistic-looking WWE Superstars and Legends. 

If you have technical problems with the game, then first of all check your PC for compliance with the system requirements.

If you yourself managed to find a solution to any problem, please help other users and write about your solution in the comments.

Important : The path to the game should not contain forigen letters and specials. characters. All folder names must be in Latin.

Important : Below are general guidelines and troubleshooting tips. The best way to fix the problem is to contact developer technical support. To do this, write to Make sure you have the game key, the Dxdiag report, and describe what the problem is, with screenshots if possible.

WWE 2k22 Hangs

Regular freezes can cause unstable computer performance. Disable overclocking of PC components if used. Diagnose the processor, hard drive, RAM, and video card. Special programs can be found on the Internet.

Controls not working in WWE 2k22

Unplug the input device (gamepad, mouse) from the USB and plug it back in. If your mouse and keyboard don't work, try disconnecting your controller and other USB devices.

Audio Errors / No Voices in WWE 2k22

Tips for Solving Sound Problems

First of all, restart your computer, then check the sound operation in the operating system: click the speaker icon in the notification area (next to the clock), then click on the speaker slider.

If you do not hear anything, then right-click (RMB) on the speaker icon and go to " Playback Devices ". On the playback tab, see which sound source is the default. RMB on it and select "Check". If there is no sound, then right-click on the icon and click "Detect problems with sound".

There are sounds in Windows, but you can't hear in the game :

Check volume settings in WWE 2k22 settings. Update DirectX and audio driver.

There is sound, but no voices :

The audio files were corrupted during installation. Check the integrity of the game files.

General Troubleshooting Guidelines for Creative Sound Issues

Restart Creative Soundbar. Check the sound card settings in it.

Recommendations for Troubleshooting Realtek Sound Issues

Restart the Realtek Audio Bar. Check the sound card settings in it. In Realtek HD Audio Manager, switch the audio type from Quadraponic to Stereo.

DLL error in WWE 2k22

Errors of the form: dll is missing, d3d11.dll, msvcp110.dll not found and others.

IMPORTANT : It is not recommended to download DLL files from third party sites in an attempt to replace your missing or corrupted DLL files. Use this option only as a last resort.

Common actions when a DLL error occurs :

  1. Reboot your computer
  2. Recover the deleted DLL file from the recycle bin (or use a file recovery program). Of course, this option will work if you deleted the file
  3. Scan your computer for viruses and malware
  4. Use System Restore (see instructions on the Internet)
  5. Reinstall WWE 2k22
  6. Update your drivers
  7. Using the System File Checker in Windows 10 (see online instructions)
  8. Update Windows if patches are available
  9. Perform a clean install of Windows
  10. If the DLL error persists after a clean install of Windows, then the problem is not with the software, but with the components of your PC.

Errors with specific DLLs

MSVCP140.dll error message. You need to update / install the Visual C ++ package
This can be done at the link

If you have any USB controllers (or other devices) connected to your network, try unplugging them. Crashes on startup with crash module names ntdll.dll and EZFRD64.DLL can (in particular for the latter) be related to USB controllers or PS2 to USB adapters (for various games).

If you get api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll errors on Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, Microsoft has released a patch to fix this problem.

WWE 2k22 not full screen

Press ALT + ENTER. Check your game settings (windowed mode, resolution, etc.). In some cases, changing the refresh rate (in the Nvidia Control Panel) from 60 Hz to 59 Hz (click "Apply"), and back to 60 Hz helps. Another way: also in the Nvidia control panel go to the section "Adjusting the size and position of the desktop". In the upper right corner, click "Restore".

Not enough memory error

Possible reasons: the game does not have enough RAM; there is not enough space on the hard disk for the paging file; you yourself configured the size of the paging file (or disabled it, or used software); some program is leaking memory (open Task Manager CTRL + ALT + DELETE and sort applications by memory consumption).

Poor performance in WWE 2k22

Use our recommendations to optimize your PC. Install the latest video adapter driver (Nvidia, AMD, or Intel). Reboot your PC. Set a lower resolution and use a lower visual effects complexity in the WWE 2k22 options. Do not use all kinds of boosters and "boosters", as they also require the resources of your system, and besides, their real usefulness is generally extremely insignificant. While you run the risk of infecting your computer with a virus. Reinstall Windows. This method should be used as a last resort when other options have not worked. The thing is that after several years of work your "operating system" grows with obsolete files and processes so much that the work of applications is noticeably slowed down.

DirectX error in WWE 2k22


Recommendations for resolving the error

  1. Perform a "clean" install of the video card driver only . Don't install audio, GeForce Experience ... Same for AMD.
  2. Disable the second monitor (if available) and any other peripherals.
  3. Disable G-Sync.
  4. Use System File Checker
  5. For NVIDIA cards. Right click on the desktop -> NVIDIA Control Panel. At the top, where File, Edit, View ... click "Help" and turn on "Debug Mode".
  6. Sometimes the cause may be overheating of the video card. Use FurMark utility to test your graphics card under load. Try to lower the frequencies. For more information, see the Internet on request: undervolting and lowering the frequency of the video card.

WWE 2k22 - BSOD or Blue Screen

BSOD usually means some kind of serious problem with your system that is not related to the game. Check your power supply first. If overheated, it will turn off. Also, if the system does not have enough power from it, then various errors are possible, including BSOD. Test other components of your PC. On the net you can find various utilities for checking memory, hard disk and video card.

Microsoft Visual C ++ 2015 error

"The following component (s) are required to run this program: Microsoft Visual C ++ 2015 Runtime"
Install the missing library from Microsoft

WWE 2k22 has stopped starting

What changes did you make to the computer? Perhaps the problem was caused by the installation of a new program. Open the list of installed programs (Start -> Add or Remove Programs), sort by date. Remove recently installed. Reinstall WWE 2k22.
Also check your Task Manager. If any copies of WWE 2k22 processes are running, terminate all of them.

WWE 2k22 crashes to the desktop

Try to temporarily disable your antivirus (especially in the case of Avast!). Also see startup errors for tips.

Optimizing WWE 2k22 on Computer

This is a pretty big question. There are many things you can do to increase your FPS.

Optimization Tips WWE 2k22

Install the latest

Nvidia AMD video driver
Lower your graphics settings
This is the first thing to do. Set the minimum resolution and lowest graphics settings. The most important factors on performance are: anti-aliasing settings, detail, quality of shadows and textures, as well as drawing distance.

Use overclocking components

The processor and graphics card in your PC can be overclocked. The result of overclocking computer components is increased heat dissipation, and therefore a reduction in service life. Therefore, first of all, you should take care of good cooling. As a rule, all modern motherboards have a specialized set of utilities from the manufacturer, with which you can safely overclock a video card, processor or RAM. Please note that some processors, in principle, cannot be overclocked. Also, don't try to overclock your laptop. Detailed overclocking instructions can be found on specialized sites.

Use dedicated software from NVIDIA, AMD or Intel

NVIDIA GeForce Experience / AMD Gaming Evolved / Intel HD Graphics Control Panel - programs with a wide variety of functions, including game optimization.

Use programs to clean your computer

Run a special utility to clean and optimize your PC. CCleaner is a popular utility with a full range of tools designed to clean up unnecessary files from your system.

Cleaning and optimizing the hard disk

Right-click on the disk icon, go to the properties of the hard disk. Select the "Service" tab -> click the "Defragment (or optimize)" button. Don't forget to check and clean up your disk as well.

NVIDIA / AMD Control Panel

In the NVIDIA (or AMD) Control Panel, go to the Manage 3D Settings (NVIDIA) tab, or Games -> 3D Application Settings (AMD). Here you can set global graphics processing settings if necessary. Or select Adjust Preview Image Settings (for NVIDIA), then Custom Settings -> Performance by dragging the slider all the way to the left.

Remove unnecessary programs from startup

Click the Start button (or the button on your keyboard with the Windows logo). Next type msconfig and then press Enter. The system configuration window will open, go to the "Startup" tab (in Win 10, press CTRL + ALT + DELETE and select the same tab). Here is a list of programs that are automatically loaded with Windows. Disable the download of all unnecessary (if you do not know what the application is used for, then do not disable it from startup, otherwise you risk disrupting the system). Reboot your computer. Disable temporarily applications (antivirus, Skype, etc.). Launch WWE 2k22.

Speed ​​up Windows

Turn on a simple desktop design without resource-intensive effects, turn off unused services, system sounds, and more.

Use a USB flash drive as RAM

Right-click on the USB drive and select "Properties". Click on the “Ready Boost” tab, check the “Use this device” box.

Error installing WWE 2k22

The installation hung. The path to the game should not contain Russian letters, only Latin. Check and clean your hard drive (in rare cases, replacing the SATA cable can help). Try changing the installation path.

WWE 2k22 and error 0xc000007b

This application was unable to start correctly (0xc000007b). The most common reason for the error when starting the application 0xc000007b is problems with the NVidia drivers.

Possible solutions

  1. Reinstall the video card drivers
  2. Try to run the game as administrator
  3. Install / update DirectX, Visual C ++, .Net Framework. Download all files only from the  official Microsoft website.
  4. Open the command line "Run" from the "Start" menu and write sfc / scannow. With this command, your PC will scan the system files and fix some errors.
  5. Remove unnecessary software that may conflict with the video driver. Basically, these are various graphics "enhancers". The fewer additional applications you have, the better.
Method with Dependency Walker 64bit Program

  1. Download and extract  Dependency Walker 64bit .
  2. Run the program, go to View> Full paths . Now select the .exe file WWE 2k22. After you have selected the .exe of the game, a window may pop up in which you will see errors, just close it. In the module section  , scroll down to the bottom of the error and you will see several values ​​in the columns.
  3. Now in the CPU column all DLL files should be x64-bit for your game. If there is an x86 dll file it will be in the red column CPU. It is this file that causes the error 0xc000007b.
  4. Now go to and download the 64-bit version of this DLL file there and place it in the root folder with the game and in C: \ Windows \ system32 . The game should now start without problems.

WWE 2k22 Hangs In Processes

Launch WWE 2k22 in compatibility mode for another OS.

Sometimes the problem is the Nvidia GeForce Experience driver add-on. Disable all optimizations for the game in it.

On AMD graphics cards, the Gaming Evolved (Raptr) application can create problems. Try disabling or uninstalling it temporarily.

If there is Nvidia Capture Service in Task Manager, try terminating the process. End other processes related to video capturing.

Update your graphics card driver.

Also see Won't Start Tips.

WWE 2k22 not starting

WWE 2k22 not starting from Epic Games Store

Method: Restart the Epic Games Store Client

Reboot your computer.

Try running WWE 2k22.

Download and install VC ++ 2013.

And other required libraries.

General recommendations

Try uninstalling Visual C ++. Then install Visual C ++.

If WWE 2k22 does not start and there are no errors. If this is your first time launching the game, then just try to wait.

Recommendations from the developers :

Update your graphics card drivers

Make sure you are using the latest Nvidia PhysX (for Nvidia graphics cards) and DirectX.

Make sure the option is set to "Application Controlled" in the Nvidia Control Panel settings.

Try to run the game as administrator .

Try lowering your screen resolution before launching the game .

Also make sure to keep your Windows operating system and third-party software up to date.

Download Visual C ++ 2017 Redistributable:

For Windows 64-bit:

For Windows 32-bit:

Install both versions.

Also, update the .NET software:

DirectX End-User Runtime Web Installer - Chances are you already have this installed

See additional tips below :

For Windows users :

  1. Check the version of the operating system, make sure that there are all the necessary updates
  2. Reboot your computer
  3. Reinstall the game
  4. Try temporarily disabling programs that potentially conflict with the game (antiviruses, firewalls, etc.)
  5. Make sure your PC meets all the minimum system requirements for the game
  6. Make sure the system disk has 5-6 GB free space
  7. Check the system with an antivirus program
  8. In some cases, reinstalling the operating system can help.
For Mac OS users :

  1. Update your Mac OS version
  2. Try disabling programs that may interfere with the game (antiviruses, firewalls, etc.)
  3. Make sure your system meets all the minimum system requirements for the game

WWE 2k22 black screen

A black screen can indicate various errors, however, most often it refers to a specific problem on the part of the video subsystem, and in some cases the source of the error is the RAM bar. Also, roll back the overclocking of PC components, if used.

Recommendations for this problem

Launch WWE 2k22 in windowed mode

Windowed mode via .exe

  1. Right-click on the shortcut of the game on the desktop, and open "Properties"
  2. In the line "Object" after the quotes (") add" -windowed "
  3. "C: \ Games \ WWE 2k22 \ Bin \ Win64 \ WWE 2k22.exe" –windowed

Close video recording programs

One of the reasons for the black screen can be video capture programs: OBS Studio, PlayClaw, Dxtory and others.

In addition, programs related to graphic effects can cause problems. For example: VibranceGUI, Saturation Toggler and others. All sorts of mods can also cause errors. Remember the elementary rule: the fewer programs running concurrently with the game, the better. Close all unnecessary.

RAM diagnostics

The reason in some cases is the PC's RAM.

  1. Test with a RAM checker app. 
  2. Try installing memory modules in different slots.
  3. If you have multiple modules, try leaving only one.
  4. Detailed instructions for diagnosing memory can be found on specialized sites.