Monday, July 4, 2022

Fix: Halo Infinite Won’t Launch On PC

Halo Infinite is a first-person shooter game that offers you long hours of gameplay.

But sometimes, you may have game launching issues on your PC.

There are several ways to fix the problem and here we have explained how to fix it. Read this article and learn what to do Halo Infinite won’t launch.

What To Do When Halo Infinite Won’t Launch?

Follow the steps given below and fix the Halo Infinite not launching issue.

Also read: What to do when Steam Game won’t launch [Solved]

1) Check The System Requirements For Halo Infinite

Halo Infinite won’t launch on PC if you do not meet the minimum system requirements.

Check the following image and see if your PC meets the minimum and recommended system requirements.

system-requirements-halo-infinite

If you still cannot launch the game after having proper system requirements, then go to the next solution.

2) Perform A Clean Boot

Sometimes the programs running in the background can interfere with your game and prevent it from launching.

So, perform a clean boot and then try to launch Halo Infinite.

This will disable all the unnecessary apps and services running in the background.

Now to do that, follow the steps given below:

  • Press Windows + R keys and open Run Utility. Enter msconfig in the Run dialog box and hit Enter.

msconfig-run-command

  • A System Configuration window will open now. From here go to the Services tab and check the box for Hide all Microsoft Services.

hide-all-microsoft-services

  • To disable the services running in the background (excluding the Microsoft services), click on the Disable all option.
  • Close the window. Now right-click on the Taskbar and click on Task Manager.
  • From the Startup tab, right-click on the apps that you want to disable one by one and then click on the Disable option.

After completing the process, restart your PC. Once your system restarts, try to launch Halo infinite again.

If you cannot launch it, go to the next solution.

3) Check That The Halo Infinite Campaign Is Properly Installed

If the game’s campaign is not installed properly then this can be the reason why Halo Infinite is not launching on PC.

  • On Your Xbox app, go to the Halo Infinite store page.
  • Open the game’s page menu and click on the three dots icon.
  • Next, select Manage Game and check that the Campaign is enabled.

manage-game-option-halo-infinite

If not then enable the campaign and check if you can launch Halo infinite now, otherwise move on to the next solution.

4) Run Halo Infinite With Administrative Privileges

If Halo Infinite is not launching on PC after performing the above steps, run the game as an administrator.

You can also run Steam as an administrator and then try launching the game.

Sometimes the components of the game may require administrative privileges to launch.

So, follow the steps given below to allow administrative privileges to Halo Infinite:

  • Right-click on the Steam shortcut from your Desktop and select its Properties.

steam-properties

  • From the Compatibility tab, click on the checkbox for Run this program as administrator.

run-steam-always-as-administrator

  • Save the changes by clicking on the Apply button, followed by OK.

If this doesn’t solve the issue then try verifying the game files as described in the next solution.

5) Verify Integrity Of The Game Files

Halo Infinite won’t launch if the game files are corrupted or missing.

So, check the integrity of the game files from Steam and this can fix the issue.

This process will verify and re-download the missing or corrupted game files and solve the problem.

Now check the steps given below to verify the integrity of Halo Infinite:

  • Open your Steam game library. Right-click on Halo Infinite and expand its Properties.

halo-infinite-properties-steam

  • Now click on Local Files and next click on Verify the integrity of game files option.

verify-integrity-of-game-files-on-steam

Finish the process and then try to launch Halo Infinite. The game should launch without any issue.

6) Check For Updates

Your game won’t launch on Steam if it is not up to date. Steam automatically updates its games.

But if Halo Infinite is not launching on Steam, then you can manually check for any pending updates.

To do that, follow the steps given below:

  • Open Steam and click on the Steam menu. Click on Check for Steam Client Updates.

check-for-steam-client-updates

  • Now open Steam Library and right-click on Halo Infinite.
  • Expand its properties and choose the Updates option.
  • Select Always keep this game updated option as I have shown in the picture below.

always-keep-this-game-updated-steam-option

Now Steam will update your game as soon as any latest game patch gets released.

7) Update Graphics Driver

Halo Infinite won’t launch on PC if the graphics driver is outdated.

To avoid such gaming issues, always keep your graphics driver updated.

After updating the graphics driver, check if you can launch the game.

8) Disable Firewall Temporarily

The Firewall protection may interfere with Halo Infinite and prevent it from launching.

So, turn off the Firewall temporarily and then try to launch the game.

Follow these steps to disable Firewall:

  • Go to the Windows Search bar and enter Windows Defender Firewall. Click on the first option.
  • Select Turn Windows Defender Firewall on or off option as shown below.

turn-windows-defender-firewall-on-or-off-control-panel

  • Click on Turn off Windows Defender Firewall (not recommended option) for both Private and Public network settings.

Windows-defender-private-public-settings

Now launch the game from Steam and check if you are having any further issues.

9) Contact Halo Support

If nothing helps and you still cannot launch Halo Infinite, then try contacting Halo Support by visiting their official website.

Follow their instructions and the support will contact you to discuss the problem.

Closing Up

Let us know which of the above steps helped you when Halo Infinite is not launching.

For more game or tech-related issues, contact us and we will revert back to you ASAP.

Sanchita Das
Sanchita Das
Creative and focused. Always ready to learn new techniques and improvise accordingly. Loves to meet new challenges and explore new possibilities.

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