Last Updated on August 8, 2023 by Jake


Remnant 2 is the sequel to the beloved Remnant: From The Ashes from developer Gunfire Games. The sequel improved upon everything from the original, even visually the game looks very good. However, PC players report experiencing errors and crashes like DX12 Not Supported, Unreal Process has crashed, or LowLevelFatalError. Experiencing such errors is common among PC users and this Remnant 2 guide will help players with how to fix the LowLevelFatalError.

Remnant 2 LowLevelFatalError Fixes That’ll Help

According to PC users, when they launch Remnant 2, they get LowLevelFatalError with the following error messages.

An Unreal Process has crashed


LowLevelFatalError [File:C:\Unreal_TC\Engine\Source\Runtime\RenderCore\Private\ShaderCodeArchive.cpp] [Line: 354] ShaderCodeArchive::DecompressShader(): Could not decompress shader (GetShaderCompressionFormat=Oodle)


LowLevelFatalError [File:C:\Unreal_TC\Engine\Source\Runtime\D3D12RHI\Private\D3D12Util.cpp] [Line: 873] CurrentQueue.Fence.D3DFence->GetCompletedValue() failed at C:\Unreal_TC\Engine\Source\Runtime\D3D12RHI\Private\D3D12Submission.cpp:939 with error DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_REMOVED with Reason: DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG

There are multiple reasons why LowLevelFatalError is popping up when launching the game like outdated GPU driver, corrupt systems files, and more. The following are the fixes that will help PC players resolve the LowLevelFatalError.


LowLevelFatalError Fix

The “Could not decompress shader LowLevelFatalError” error is a decompression-related error and system files being corrupt and more are causing It. The following are the fixes that will help players resolve the Remnant 2 LowLevelFatalError.

Restart Your PC

Remnant 2 players report that restarting their PC fixed the LowLevelFatalError for them. This could be due to some temporary files building up over time and causing the error. Restart your PC and Remnant 2 will stop crashing with the LowLevelFatalError.

Uninstall DLC

It seems counter-intuitive to uninstall the DLC that you bought or pre-ordered the game for, but players report that uninstalling the Remnant 2 DLC fixes the LowLevelFatalError and specifically the “Could not decompress shader” error. Open your Steam library > select Remnant 2 > click on “Manage My DLC” under DLC to the right > uncheck all the DLC and close the window. Launch Remnant 2 and the LowLevelFatalError crash is now fixed.

Click the highlighted option.
Uncheck all DLC.

Run SFC Scan

Corrupt or missing system files can also cause the LowLevelFatalError while playing Remnant 2. System files can corrupt over time due to multiple factors. Running the sfc scan, find and replace any corrupt Windows file and fixes the error. Open CMD and run it as an administrator > type sfc /scannow and press enter. Let the scan complete, restart your PC, launch Remnant 2, and it won’t crash with LowLevelFatalError.

Run CMD as an administrator.
type the SFC Scan command and press enter.

Update BIOS

Outdated BIOS for your motherboard is another factor behind the LowLevelFatalError crash while playing Remnant 2. Update the BIOS for your motherboard and the issue will be fixed.


The DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG Fatal error is related to the GPU like the GPU isn’t handling the game’s load really well, it’s overclocked, or more. The following are the fixes that will help players resolve the LowLevelFatalError DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG error in Remnant 2.

Disable Overclock

Overclocking CPU and GPU to squeeze more performance out of them is one of the advantages of PC gaming. While it can give a performance boost in video games, it can also result in errors like DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG. If you have overclocked your GPU, revert it back to its default clocks and the error will be fixed. In case the GPU is factory overclocked, enable Debug mode through Nvidia Control Panel as it forces the GPU to use the reference clocks recommended by Nvidia. Open Nvidia Control Panel > Help > Debug Mode. Launch Remannt 2 and it won’t crash with the “DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG LowLevelFatalError” error message

Limit Max Frame Rate

Playing at an unlocked or high frame rate can result in DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG fatal error. This is due to the GPU being unable to handle the game and the driver crashing. To fix the Remnant 2 DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG error, limit the game’s max frame rate. This reduces CPU and GPU load and fixes the crash. Open Nvidia Control Panel > Manage 3D Settings > Program Settings > select Remnant 2 > scroll down and enable Max Frame Rate and set a value for it. Apply the changes, launch Remnant 2, and the game won’t crash with the DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG error.

Note: Don’t input any random FPS value as it should be 1/2, 1/3rd, or 1/4th of your display’s refresh rate.

Open Nvidia Control Panel
Go to program settings
Select the game from the list
Enable Max Frame Rate
Hit apply after making changes

Update GPU Driver

The Remnant 2 DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG fatal error is a drier error and the chances that your driver is faulty or outdated are high. Update or reinstall your GPU driver and ensure to do a clean installation will fix the error.

Download the driver and launch the setup.
Agree to terms of and conditions.
Select custom and click next.
Check ‘Perform a clean installation’ and click next to install.

That is all for our Remant 2 fixes for DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG, an Unreal process has crashed, and LowLevelFatalError crash. If you are facing errors and issues with other PC games or your PC then also see our hub for commonly occurring PC errors and their fixes.

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David is a highly skilled technical writer with 5+ years of experience in providing fixes for video games and tech bugs. He is an expert in troubleshooting and has helped countless gamers overcome frustrating technical issues. In addition to providing bug fixes, David also specializes in writing technical reviews for video games. His expertise in the industry allows him to provide insightful commentary on gameplay mechanics, graphics, and other technical aspects that are crucial to a game's success.


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