How to fix State of Decay 2 bugs on Windows 10

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State of Decay 2 is one of the most popular games of the moment. This open world zombie survival game is available on Windows 10 computers, as well as Xbox consoles.

Unfortunately, various errors and technical issues may sometimes limit your gaming experience preventing you from fully enjoying the game.

In this post, we’ll list a series of solutions that you can use to fix common State of Decay 2 bugs on your Windows 10 computer.

State of Decay 2 bug fixes

  1. State of Decay 2 won’t download or install
  2. State of Decay 2 crashes with error 0x803F8001
  3. State of Decay 2 crashes after launch
  4. Error ‘You must sign in to continue’
  5. Multiplayer is unavailable

State of Decay 2 error code 2 in Windows 10? Solve the issue quickly with our comprehensive guide!

1. State of Decay 2 won’t download or install

  1. Restart the Microsoft Store app, especially if the download process suddenly stops halfway through.
  2. Check the system requirements: Make sure that your computer meets at least the minimum system requirements necessary to run the game:
    • OS: Windows 10 x64
    • Integrated Keyboard
    • Integrated Mouse
    • DirectX Version 11
    • Memory: 8 GB
    • Video Memory: 2 GB
    • Processor: AMD FX-6300 | Intel i5-2500 2.7GHz
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 | AMD Radeon HD 7870
  3. Update your Windows 10 computer: Install the latest OS version on your machine to benefit from the latest improvements and fixes.
  4. Opt-out of the Windows Insider Program: If you’re enrolled in the Windows Insider Program, the best solution is to temporarily opt-out of it and install a stable version of the OS. Microsoft is aware that some Insiders may experience issues with State of Decay 2 and is working on a fix.
  5. If you preordered the game, make sure that your purchase was not refunded. Back in April, some preorders were cancelled and refunded following a general issue. If this is the case, then you need to purchase the game again.

2. State of Decay 2 crashes with error 0x803F8001

If error 0x803F8001 prevents you from launching the game, try installing any free app from the Microsoft Store. Then restart your computer and launch State of Decay 2 again.


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