While playing Battlefield 2042, you may occasionally encounter the DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG error message. We tell you how to fix this bug. In Battlefield 2042 as in many other games, you will sometimes encounter bugs related to your graphics drivers, such as the DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG error that affects Nvidia graphics cards and we explain below the different methods available on the Internet to resolve this bug.
How to fix DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG error on Battlefield 2042?
If you encounter this message, the first thing to do is to verify that all your graphics drivers are up to date. To do this, follow the instructions below: Press the Windows key on your keyboard Then type the word Device Manager in the search box, then open Graphics Cards Select the graphics card you are using and right click on it then , choose Update driver Be sure to choose Automatically check for updated driver software and let Windows install the most recent version of the driver You just have to restart your computer In case you have updated your driver is it still doesn’t solve your problem, repeat the above actions again, but instead of clicking Update Driver, click Properties and go to the Drivers tab, then hit Restore Driver. If the problem persists, here are other solutions.
One solution that seems to work is to update DirectX. To do this, go to the DirectX installation page (source) and download the application. You just have to install it, then relaunch the game to check if the bug has been resolved.
Disable your sound card and remove your RAM modules
If the previous methods do not work, you can also remove your RAM modules to verify that the problem does not come from one of the modules. So remember to test them one by one by removing them and putting them back as you go. It is also possible that your sound card is the problem. To check if this is the case, go to: Device Manager and left click on Sound, video and game controllers Then right click on your sound card and then tap on Disable device Now check if the problem persists
Change your Nvidia settings
Another reason why you are having this problem may be your Nvidia settings which are incorrectly set. To correctly adjust your settings, go to the Nvidia control panel and do the following actions: Click on 3D settings, then on Adjust image settings with Preview Under Preview, check the Use advanced image settings box 3D and apply Now go to Manage 3D Settings and under the Program Settings tab click Add and choose Battlefield 2042 You just have to click on Select preferred graphics processor for game and choose NVIDIA processor high performance. Finally, if the problem is still present, remember to check that your card is not overclocked. For this, you will have to restart your PC and access the BIOS which is accessible by pressing the key indicating on your screen on restart. If you continue to experience the bug, submit a service ticket on EA Help (source) to have an advisor assist you in resolving your concern.