Known Compatibility Issues

Programs known interfere with the game’s correct functionality.

BitDefender

Problem

  • Unability to launch the game in 64-bit mode.
  • Failed to write ShaderStream errors when loading a level.

Solution

Add the executables shown in the following image to the Trusted Applications list.

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MSI Gaming App

Problem

  • Could cause the game to render a purple triangle across the screen.

Solution

Disable the In-game Overlay option within the program.


Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.x & 2

Problem

  • Game crash, SDHook64.dll appears in the details.

Solution

A number of reports suggest that reinstalling this software solves the issue.


Easy-Hide-IP

Problem

  • Game crash, HMIPCore64.dll appears in the details.

Solution

Uninstall the software and verify that the above DLL is removed from C:\Windows\System32.


SafeIP

Problem

  • Game crash, SafeIPs64.dll appears in the details.

Solution

Uninstall the software and verify that the above DLL is removed from C:\Windows\System32.


Identity Cloaker

Problem

  • Game crash, ICProxy64.dll appears in the details.

Solution

Uninstall the software and verify that the above DLL is removed from C:\Windows\System32.


EZFRD64.dll

This file comes with different programs, like MotionJoy, some cheap wheels drivers and some Mayflash products’ drivers.
Known to cause crashes in several games.

Problem

  • Game crash, EZFRD64.dll appears in the details.

Solution

Uninstall eventual software and/or remove the above DLL from C:\Windows\USB_Vibration (Path may vary).


YouSee Sikkerhedspakke (Antivirus)

Problem

  • Could block the game from launching.

Solution

Disabling the Deep Guard function has been reported to solve the issue.

White-listing the game should also work.


Acronis True Image

Problem

  • Could block the game from launching, or freeze randomly.

Solution

Use the Trust this software button available in the latest versions of the program to avoid it blocking the game.


IOBit Malware Fighter

Problem

  • Could block the game from launching, or accessing its own files.

Solution

White-list the game’s main directory.


Trend Micro Security

Problem

  • Could cause the User Interface to not run properly.

Solution

Disable the software.


Windows Defender

Problem

  • In rare cases, it could block the game from accessing the default Userfolder location (Documents/BeamNG.drive), making impossible to save settings, mods and so on.

Solution

Change Userfolder location. Can be done with either of these methods:

  • Launcher > Manage Userfolder > Choose a new location
  • Manually edit the startup.ini file located in the Gamefolder

OneDrive (Windows 10)

If OneDrive integration is enabled in Windows 10, the Documents folder becomes a synced cloud folder, which could cause problems if the game is using the default Userfolder location (Documents/BeamNG.drive).

Problem

  • In rare cases, it could block the game from accessing the default Userfolder location (Documents/BeamNG.drive), making impossible to save settings, mods and so on.

Solution

Disable the Controlled Folder Access option within the software (usually disabled by default).


MSI Afterburner / RivaTuner

Problem

  • Could cause crashes in rare cases.

Solution

Make sure the software is up to date or disable it.