[Fix] Access violation error – SpellForce 2

 If you encounter access violation error in SpellForce 2, you’re in the right place! There is a quick fix for it. 

All you need to do is follow these steps:

Fix 1: Set SpellForce 2 screen size manually

  • Open Windows Explorer.
  • Navigate to your Documents folder, and then go to SpellForce directory.
  • You will see that there is a file called “config.txt” or something like that.
  • Search for screen resolution line inside that file and make it “480x640” (You can change it later).
  • Launch SpellForce 2 via Steam.
If this one did not fix Access violation error for you, go to next.

Fix 2: Run SpellForce 2 in compatibility mode

  • Go to your Steam library.
  • Type “SpellForce 2” in the search area.
  • Right-click on SpellForce 2 and click on “Properties“.
  • Go to “Local Files” tab and then click “Browse Local Files” button.
  • Find “SpellForce2.exe“, right-click on it and go to its Properties.
  • Switch to “Compatibility” tab (It is at the top of that window).
  • Choose “Windows XP” operating system.
  • Click “Apply” button.
  • Close Properties window.
  • Restart Steam client.
Now you can Launch SpellForce 2. You will no longer see the Access violation error.

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