[Fix] “Failed to Initialize Direct3D with current settings” (Options Won’t open problem) – Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider“Failed to Initialize Direct3D with current settings” (Options Won’t open problem) occurs in Tomb Raider if “ExclusiveFullScreen” is enabled in the registry. You can easily fix by disabling it.

Fix 1: Disable “ExclusiveFullScreen” key in the registry

In order to do this, follow these steps below;

  • Go to Windows registry editor (Press Win + R).
  • Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER > Software > Crystal Dynamics > Tomb Raider
  • Create a new subkey and name it to “Graphics“.
  • Double-click on the subkey that you just created.
  • Now create a new DWORD and name it to “ExclusiveFullScreen“.
  • Set its value to “0” (Means disable).
  • Launch Tomb Raider.

Now you can open “Options” and won’t see the “Failed to Initialize Direct3D with current settings” error message again.

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