How to Repair a Bad Steam-Sealed Alden Ring
Many players, including myself, encountered of the problem resolved of Elden Ring continuing to run in the back-ground even after ending the game.
This particular problem doesn’t cause any significant damage to the system or saved game data, but it is annoying.
To explain the problem more precisely, here it is: After having a good session of Elden Ring RPG, whenever I exited the game menu, the game crashed.
But the problem is that whenever I check the task manager (Ctrl+Shift+Esc), Alden Ring is always running in the background and consumes my resources like a small part of my CPU and a quarter of my RAM.
So I searched online for the right solution, but everyone suggested solutions that didn’t work. This did not happen. After spending some time, I came up with some ideas and implemented them and my problem was solved in no time.
I will walk you through the steps to fix an Alden Ring that does not close properly.
Fix – 1/3: Reinstalling Elden Ring
Reinstalling the Alden Ring may resolve this issue. But make sure you have copied your saved game files to a safe location.
You can reinstall Elden Ring by following the steps below:
1. Open the Steam software on your computer and go to the Library tab at the top of the screen.
2. Select the Elden Ring game from the list of games you want to remove from your PC.
3. Launch the Steam page by clicking on an installed game, then click on the gear icon on the right side of the screen. Then, on the right side of the Steam page, click Manage (which looks like a gear) and select Uninstall.
4. Click Uninstall again to confirm that you want to remove the files.
Reinstall Elden Ring Game on Steam
1. Open the Steam application on your PC and go to Library.
2. Scroll down the game list and reinstall Elden Ring.
3. Open the game’s Steam page by clicking on it, then click on the big blue Install button.
Click Next in the new window that appears, then accept the terms and conditions. The game will start downloading immediately.
Once the reinstallation process begins, wait for the game to finish downloading before returning back to the game.
Solution – 2/3: Restart your computer
Click the Windows symbol in the lower-left corner of the Windows taskbar.
Select the power icon, then restart your device.
Wait for it to restart before attempting to launch Elden Ring via desktop shortcut.
According to some Steam users, the gaming platform will likely report that the game is still running.
After that, something seemed to happen and the Alden Ring realized that it should be turned off before it stopped working a few seconds later.
Fix – 3/3: Verify integrity of game files
First launch the Steam client.
Open your Steam library.
Elden Ring can be found in the Steam Library.
Right click on the Alden Ring and select Properties.
Select Local Files from the Properties menu on the left.
You’ll find some game settings on the right side.
Select “Verify integrity of game files”.
This process may take more time. After scanning, one or two files may be missing or incorrect.
Update the game and restart.
I hope this solves your problem.
This approach will not overwrite your current saved game as it is the only legal way to do so. So, check the integrity and enjoy the game.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Why does Elden Ring always crash on Steam?
This is because Elden Ring crashes are caused by missing or damaged game files. To resolve this issue, you can use Steam to verify the integrity of your game files. Log in to Steam and open your library.
Why is Alden Ring not responding?
Alden Ring may not work if your system files are damaged. Most players reinstall the game to fix the problem, which may work for you too, but this should be your first reaction to corrupted files. Using the Steam Launcher, we will verify and repair the erroneous files.
Is it possible to play Elden Ring offline?
To run Elden Ring offline, open the pause menu and select System > Network, then select Startup Settings. Change the Play Online setting to Play Offline. Then you can enjoy the single player experience. Of course, if you play offline you won’t be able to enjoy the multiplayer features.
Could Elden Ring be postponed?
To access the Help menu, use the touchpad on PlayStation (or the Change View button on Xbox). Select “Menu Explanation” from the drop-down menu. The text box below will explain how the menu works and that the game will pause and remain paused as long as the menu is open.
That’s all you need to know about “How to fix Alden Rings not closing properly on Steam”. If you found this tutorial useful, share the solution with your friends. Keep an eye on The Aim Is Game for more Elden Ring tutorials, walkthroughs, and walkthroughs. We will resolve any technical difficulties you may encounter with this game.