Error Fixes for HITMAN 2 PC-Crash on Startup, Black Screen, Lag, Stuttering

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Hitman, the stealth genre video game series is now back with it’s latest installment the HITMAN 2. It’s overall the 17th installment in the Hitman series and is the sequel for “Hitman” which was released back in 2016. So, there are a bunch of issues that are preventing the users from installing and playing Hitman 2 on their computers. Now as we know there are thousands of configurations for different computers and hence these bugs and errors are quite common. The Game Debugger has your back as always and here’s the look through guide for fixing issues in HITMAN 2. There’ll be further updates regarding this guide so keep in touch with us on Facebook.

Firstly , let’s look into the system requirements of Hitman 2 before proceeding further into the error fixes.


    • OS: OS 64-bit Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel CPU Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz / AMD CPU Phenom II X4 940
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 / Radeon HD 7870
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 60 GB available space


    • OS: OS 64-bit Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel CPU Core i7 4790 4 GHz
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GPU GeForce GTX 1070 / AMD GPU Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 60 GB available space

Game demands a high end rig so make sure that your PC meets the requirements before getting into the list of error fixes.

Error Fixes for Hitman 2 PC:

#Game Crashes on hitting Play/ Hitman2.exe has stopped working Fix:

Well, there could be multiple reasons for crashing issues. These errors popup when there’s conflict between the drivers. So, try the following workarounds.

  • Update all the drivers of your Hardware.
  • Verify the Integrity of Game Cache Files.
  • Try running the game in Windowed mode from launcher options.

#Hitman 2 Stucks loading at 75% Fix:

  • Try disabling your antivirus as sometimes, they might show up false positives.
  • If you are using DirectX 12, switch to DX11 and check if there’s any issue.

#Flickering Issues in Hitman 2 Fix:

This might be screen tearing issue so make sure that Vsync of Gsync is turned on. (This will reduce the performance of your computer). You can turn the V-sync on via Nvidia Control Panel.

# Lag and Low FPS in Hitman 2 Fix:

Few users have been complaining that they are facing horrible framerate issues even after having high end specifications. Try the following workarounds to improve FPS in Hitman 2.

  • If you are using laptop, then make sure that you have switch from integrated graphics to dedicated ones.
  • Try disabling V-sync.
  • Close all the running background tasks.
  • Set High priority to “hitman2.exe” in the Task Manager.

# ” Server is Not Reachable” in Hitman 2:

Check your ethernet connection and make sure that you have a high speed broadband connectivity. Also, whitelist the game in your Windows Firewall.

# Hitman 2: Black Screen on Startup Fix:

  • Update your hardware with game ready drivers.
  • Disable your antivirus
  • Try running the game in windowed mode.
  • Press Alt+enter on startup and see if it works.

#Cannot Start Missions in Hitman 2:

Firstly, make sure that you have purchased the expansion back and the episodes are loaded. As the requirements speak, you need minimum of 60 GB space in your hard drive so be sure that you have enough space in your installation disk. If this didn’t help, try reinstalling the game.

#Stuttering issues in Hitman 2 Fix:

  • Turn off V-sync
  • Disable SSAO

We’ll update this article further once we have the workarounds. Till then, keep following us on Facebook and ask your queries in our Forums.