Max Payne 3’s long anticipated release wasn’t as successful as it should have been as the game was reported to have several issues. The issues were reported by people who tested the new game on their computers. Even though the developer of the game released an official fix patch for the game, if some of you still face issues while playing the game, you should try to manually fix them instead of choosing an automatic fix update.
I previously covered several issues that gamers have reported while playing the game and today, I will be covering some more.
One common error reported while playing Max Payne 3 is “Error Code 1641” that users are greeted with when they launch the game. This problem is linked to .NET 3.5 and even if you think you have installed the game correctly, you will have to reboot your computer. For Error Code 1641, simply restart your computer after installing the game and your problem should be fixed.
Another commonly reported error with Max Payne 3 is “StackHash_XXXX” that appears when users launch the game. Again, this error appears when users launch the game but there is a fix for it. For a quick fix, try running the game as “Administrator”. If that doesn’t solve the problem, here are some steps that you should follow:
- Go to Control Panel
- Search for System Maintenance and choose System
- Click on Advanced System Settings available on the left panel
- Once the System Properties Window opens up, you will see three sections. The first section is named Performance and there is a Settings button with it. Click on that.
- Choose “Data Execution Prevention”
- Choose the option that says “Turn on DEP for all programs and services except those I select”
- Then select the Browse tab to search for the executable file for the application which you were attempting to launch when you were greeted by the StackHash error. Choose open and add the file in your exception list.
- Click on Apply and OK to bring the changes into effect.
Moreover, if your game gets stuck at long initialization, you should know there might be different things that might be causing this error. However, the following fix might help you solve this problem;
- Go to Max Payne 3.exe properties
- Select the compatibility to Windows 7
- Run the game as “Administrator”.
Some of the earlier fixes I provided for Max Payne 3 players covered a lot of other problems that users have reportedly faced while playing the game. Don’t forget to check out our guide to solving Max Payne 3 problems that were covered in part 1 and part 2 before.