All in ONE CS:GO crash/lag/memory leak fixes

Published 05.04.2019 в 18:00 | Guide rating: 58

[NEW] Important note

CS:GO sometimes keeps resetting your video settings, so it resets to default settings.
You can avoid it this way: set your own settings in the game, close the game and flag the ''video.
txt'' file read-only! Path: C:\Program Files\Steam\SteamApps\common\Counter-Strike Global Offensive\csgo\cfg\video.
txt Picture: Cinque Terre

The Fixes

Run CS:GO in Windows XP SP3 compatibility mode: create a shortcut on the desktop, right-click on it, go to Compatibility tab, tick Run this program in compatibility mode for:, choose WinXP SP3.
Run CS:GO as Administrator: create a shortcut on the desktop, right-click on it, Run as Administrator.
Lower the graphics settings.
This is IMPORTANT! Write "cl_disablehtmlmotd 1" in the console: you have to activate this first, in Settings - Game Settings.
Use "-processheap" in the launch options: Library - CS:GO - Properties - Set Launch Options.
Disable Multicore Rendering (can cause lower FPS): Options - Video Settings - Advanced - Multicore Rendering -> Disabled Set Global Shadow Quality to Very Low: Options - Video Settings - Advanced - Global Shadow Quality -> Very Low Settings.
mem_level in "video.
txt" to 0: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Counter-Strike Global Offensive\csgo\cfg\ Delete the file "video.
txt": C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Counter-Strike Global Offensive\csgo\cfg\ Set Virtual Memory to Automatic in Windows.
(thanks [CH] Chefarzt) .

Common Fixes

First of all: restart your machine.
Disable Steam Overlay: Steam menu - Settings - In-Game tab - Untick Enable Steam Community In-Game Verify game files: To do this, select CS:GO in the Library, right-click on it and select Properties.
Go to Local Files tab, and click Verify Game Cache Integrity button.
Simply reinstall CS:GO.
Update your drivers, especially graphics drivers from the manufacturer's (NVIDIA or AMD) website.
If you use SLI/Crossfire, try disabling it.