Baldur's Gate 3 error codes - How to fix all issues

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Baldur's Gate 3 error codes and how to fix issues
September 20 - We've checked all the Baldur's Gate 3 error codes.

Baldur’s Gate 3 is a fun and addictive RPG you can invest countless hours in. However, your excitement can easily be smeared by errors that corrupt your game files or prevent you from launching the game. Here are all the Baldur’s Gate 3 error codes and how to fix them!

Due to the surge of PC players in Baldur’s Gate 3, many people are reporting various error codes, including a notorious 119120612 - access denied issue. Let’s see how to resolve this error along with other DirectX and crashing problems in the game.

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Baldur’s Gate 3 error code 119120612 - access denied

Error code 119120612 is a common error message many players have been facing since the full release of Baldur’s Gate 3. This error code indicates the corruption of your saved game and could be caused by various factors on your PC, including your Windows Security system or Steam client itself. If you’re perplexed by it, there are some simple solutions to fix this issue.

How to fix Baldur’s Gate 3 error code 119120612?

Here are some simple fixes you can try to resolve the error code 119120612 issue in Baldur’s Gate 3.

  1. Make sure you run the game as an administrator when launching it via Steam or Desktop.
  2. If running as an administrator still causes a similar error, make sure you verify the integrity of your game files on Steam. Furthermore, delete the early access version of the game.
  3. If you’re still unable to launch Baldur’s Gate 3, completely remove the game from your system and do a fresh installation.
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If none of these methods works, the congested Steam servers may be causing the issue as Steam hit a peak of 800k concurrent Baldur’s Gate players after its launch. You might just have to wait and try playing when the player count slightly goes down.

Baldur’s Gate 3 DirectX Error

If you keep running into the DirectX Error when launching Baldur’s Gate 3 on your PC, there might be something wrong with your graphics settings or GPU device. Recent graphics drivers updates, outdated drivers, corrupt files, or any graphics incompatibility might be causing this problem with your game.

How to fix DirectX Error in Baldur’s Gate 3?

Here’s everything you can do to fix the DirectX Error in Baldur’s Gate 3.

  • A quick fix that works for most people is disabling SLI technology. Simply select “Do not use SLI technology” in the 3D settings inside Nvidia Control Panel.
  • Since Baldur’s Gate 3 uses Vulkan by default, switching to DirectX 11 in the launch options can resolve this issue.
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Make sure your drivers are updated. If you have Geforce Experience, install the latest graphics driver. You can also go to the display adapters options in the device manager and right-click on your graphics card to update your drivers.

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Baldur’s Gate 3 Crashing Error on PC

Finally, if you keep running into further crashing issues of Baldur’ Gate 3 despite trying every fix mentioned so far, you might have compatibility issues with the game. Moreover, there could be a background program interfering with the game’s launch. In that case, try the following fixes to resolve any more crashing errors.

  • First of all, check the minimum requirements to run Baldur’s Gate 3 on PC. Make sure your system meets those requirements.
  • Open Task Manager and close any unnecessary applications opened in the background that are consuming resources.
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  • Finally, if your GPU is not up to the mark, try lowering your video settings to run the game on a lower quality.

We hope now you can smoothly run the game without any hassle. While you’re here, make sure to check out Baldur’s Gate 3 Thorn Mausoleum puzzle guide, how to find Dammon in Baldur’s Gate 3, and how to multiclass in Baldur’s Gate 3.

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