My Half-Life 2 crashes when exiting, how can I fix?

  1. When I exit Half-Life 2 it appears a box say that hl2.exe has stop working, during the game is ok, but when I came to chapter Black Mesa East, I met a woman at the evelator, talk to her a while and she start to freeze! How can I fix these problems, thank you :'(
  2. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,172   +944

    It is a pretty old game, so it does have the best compatibility with Windows 7 (or any modern OS). Try this: Right click on the game icon, press properties, go to the compatibility tab, chose the option to run in compatibility mode for Windows XP.
  3. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,479   +626

    That is a known bug (HL2.exe crashing) I believe and is nothing to be concerned about. I dont know about your other problem.
  4. Quan VI Cuong

    Quan VI Cuong TS Rookie Topic Starter

    It didn't work, I have tried all of them! Last night, I found that if I save game and exit, It will appear that error! It isn't a serious problem but it's pretty uncomfortable
  5. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,172   +944

    Like St1ckM4n said, it is a common issue.
  6. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,479   +626

    It's not actually crashing, I think. It's just not exiting with full grace, one could say. :)
    TheDreams likes this.

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