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Error 12 fatal error on a computer that game worked like a month ago

I'm getting black screen on launch with a fatal error 12 crash report pops up, I was able to play this like a weeks or a month ago. What happened? I'm on a desktop computer Windows 10
Edited by ZOS_Bill on December 8, 2022 5:36PM
  • DeltaForce64x
    I just did repair from launcher, downloaded things I guess but did not helped, still getting error 12 right after clicking play black screen.

    I do not want to update my GPU drivers, game was working literally 3-4 weeks ago, it is on your end did something and resulted in my game crashing. I refuse to update anything because it is not my fault nor my computers.
  • DeltaForce64x
    I just updated my graphics card driver to the latest, did not work, still getting error 12 on launch

    I will try removing some of the registry keys from ESO category, perhaps I installed the game way before and new registry keys conflict each other.

    EDIT: @ZOS_Bill I'm unable to find any ESO regedit entries on my computer despite the base game installed just fine, I only found that Zenimax_Online > Launcher and thats it, you would think my Windows 10 does not know the game installed? Perhaps needed some links to be made to registry? I REALLY do not want to redownload everything. What do you think?
    Edited by DeltaForce64x on December 7, 2022 2:05PM
  • ZOS_Bill
    Thanks for the continued updates and posting the troubleshooting which fixed the launch error. With this issue now resolved, we will be closing the thread from further posts.
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