HITMAN™3 Crashes/Screen Freeze Nvidia/AMD on Windows 10/11

Mar. 09, 2023 / Updated by Renata to Gaming Solutions

HITMAN™3 is the third sequel of the "Hitman" series and the final chapter of the Hitman trilogy. It is a third-person, stealth-action sandbox game. Players take on the role of Agent 47, the world's ultimate assassin. He is characterized by a shiny bald head. The basic idea of the game is consistent with the movie Hitman (2007), and you can experience the plots that only exist in the movie in the game: in Dubai, Dartmoor in the United Kingdom, Berlin in Germany, Chongqing, Mendoza in Argentina, and the Carpathian Mountains in Romania Carry out assassination missions in six places, knock out passers-by and put on their clothes, disguise themselves as different identities, cleaning, security, waiters, approach the assassination target, and deceive the pursuit with a perfect disguise.


This article collects some common problems when launching Hirman3, such as the game crashes after the system is upgraded to Windows 11, crashes during the game, the screen is not smooth, low FPS, screen freezes after updating the game patch, etc. For these problems, some solutions are provided for reference.

After the system is upgraded to windows11, it crashes.

According to many players, the Windows 11 system is not friendly to Hitman3, which will cause the game to crash. This is because the driver and the graphics card do not match after the system is updated.

Just update the driver and runtime.

Solution1. Update Driver

The most efficient way to scan your computer’s device driver problems is to download third-party software that can scan the device within 20 seconds and show you all drivers needed to be updated on the list so that you do not need to check which device driver needed to be repaired or updated.

Move1. Download Driver Talent

It is recommended to download Driver Talent, a free driver updater, it can update outdated devices and back up as well, as restore the drivers as you need. To avoid driver problems in the future, you can also reinstall the problematic driver immediately, So that you do not need to check what is going on with computer drivers and update them manually.

It is also available for Windows 11, Windows 10, and Windows 8, and is also suitable for desktop as well as laptop computers.

Once launch Driver Talent, you can check the computer driver’s situation for only one click, and it will show you all drivers on list.

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Move2. Device Manager

On Windows 10, Windows 11 system, you can update graphics card driver as the following steps manually:

1.Press WIN+X at the same time

2.Enter into Device Manager

3.Choose your purpose device

4.Select drivers which need to be updated

5.Select Search automatically for drivers

If the system prompts that the driver has been upgraded to the latest version, you can go back to the first Move and use the Driver Talent to check the driver version that can be updated.

Move3. For Nvidia Card

1. Download GeForce Experience, which is specially download graphics card driver software

2. Launch GeForce Experience and download

Note: Most Nvidia graphics cards are of the "GeForce" series. If your graphics card is another series, then visit the Nvidia.com website.

Move4. For AMD Card

1. Go to AMD.com, download AMD Raden Software

2. Launch AMD Raden Software

3. Enter the settings, click "Check for Updates" to automatically update the graphics card driver.

Solution2. Changed Game Setting


1. If the graphics card driver is updated but the screen freezing/game crashing is still here, it may be a problem with the runtime library.

2. We can open the game platform, find the game, and click the three dots in the lower right corner

3. Then click the "Verify" option on the left column to verify the integrity of the game.


If the game has a special effect of ray tracing, you can turn it off, which can improve the game's performance.

Hitman3's ray tracing effect does not optimize the game experience much, and the ray tracing effect has high requirements on the graphics card. If the performance of the graphics card is not extremely high, you can turn off the ray tracing effect.

Solution3. Turn off Background Software

Some background programs may cause the game to freeze or low FPS, check if you have anti-virus software, and you can close them all.

Solution4. Changed Computer Setting

Check to see if your computer meets the minimum requirements.

If the configuration is enough, it may be a problem with the computer settings. Update the graphics card driver and set the game to high performance, right-click to open the graphics card settings, add Hitman3 and set it to high performance. Run the startup program and use the administrator mode to try. If the computer has two graphics cards, you need to turn off the integrated display and set the discrete graphics card to boot with the only display so that there will be no black screen and flashback when entering the game.

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