Can I Run Snowrunner on Windows 11?

Recently, windows 11 users reported that Snowrunner keeps crashing when they play Snowrunner on Windows 11. there comes a question: can Snowrunner run on Windows 11? Actually, Snowrunner cansmoothly run on Windows 11 as long as the Windows 11 device meets the Snowrunner system requirements. First of all, let’s have a look at the Snowrunner system requirements.

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Snowrunner System Requirements

System RequirementsMinimumRecommended
OSWindows 7/8/10 (64-bit)Windows 7/8/10 (64-bit)
CPUIntel i3-4130 3.4 GHz / AMD Ryzen 3 2200U 3.4 GHzIntel i7-8700 3.2 GHz / AMD Ryzen 7 2700 3.2 GHz
Memory8 GB RAM16 GB RAM
Video card2 GB, GeForce GTX 660 / Radeon R9 2704 GB, GeForce GTX 970 / Radeon RX 580
Vertex shader5.05.1
Pixel Shader5.05.1
Dedicated video ram2048 MB4096 MB
Storage20 GB 20 GB

SnowRunner is a big truck offroad racing game. This is the sequel to the extreme off-road simulation game Muddy Benz.

SnowRunner puts you in the driving position of a powerful vehicle and conquers all directions in extreme outdoor environments created by a top-of-the-line terrain simulator! Drive more than 40 vehicles from brands including Ford, Chevrolet and Freightliner to leave your mark in the untouched wild world.

Complete dangerous contracts and missions through mud, turbulence, snow and frozen lakes. You can also expand and personalize your fleet with a variety of upgrades and accessories, including underwater exhaust pipes for deep water, and snow chain tires for traversing snow.

You can run free solo or play with other players in four-player co-op, expanding your SnowRunner experience with community-created mods!
• Challenging extreme outdoor environments created by advanced physics engines
• 40 unique vehicles to unlock, upgrade and customize
• Lots of challenging missions to explore the connected world
• Play alone or with other players.

Fix Snowrunner Crashing on Windows 11

Just as we mentioned above, lots of users are facing the issue Snowrunner crashing on Windows 11. even though their device meet the Snowrunner system requirements. there are lots of reason causing Snowrunner crashing. However, there are always solutions to fix this issue. in the following part, we will tell you several ways to fix Snowrunner crashing on Windows 11. Let’s check them one by one.

snowrunner windows 11

Close Apps That Use Your Network

  • Press Win plus X keys and select Task Manager.
  • Choose Processes tab, all apps using data will be in the Network list.
  • End the apps that use the most data.
Close all apps using network
Close all apps using network

Turn off Metered Connection

Snowrunner crashing may be caused by the metered connection in Windows 11. So you can try to turn off it to fix your issue.

  • Launch the Settings app by pressing Win + I keys.
  • Click Network & internet and choose Properties.
  • Turn off Metered connection on the new page.

Update Windows 11

  • Click on start menu and search for Update,
  • Click on Check for updates, and then download the latest update,
  • Restart your PC.

After that, reinstall Snowrunnerto your system and then check if Snowrunner can work on your Windows 11.

Update windows
Update windows

Update Graphics Card Driver

Outdated or corrupt graphics driver may result Snowrunner not working or crashing on Windows 11, then you just need to update your graphics driver to fix this issue.

To update graphics driver, click on start menu, choose device manager, expand the Display adapters, and then manually select the dedicated GPU.

Enable Snowrunner Compatibility Mode

Right-click Steam icon>Properties>Compatibility tab on properties window>Check the checkbox before the option Run this program in compatibility mode for (Windows 7 recommended)>Apply>OK button. Now you can see if Snowrunner can run on Windows 11. If not, keep reading.

Launch Game in Compatibility Mode

Run Snowrunner as Administrator

To run Steam as administrator: right-click Steam>Properties>Compatibility tab>check the box before the Run this program as an administrator>Apply>OK.

To run Snowrunner as administrator: locate to the folder where Snowrunner is installed to find the Snowrunner exe file.

To run Snowrunner as an administrator: right-click Snowrunner exe file and select Properties>Compatibility tab>tick the box before Run this program in compatibility mode for; and then select your previous operating system>tick Run this program as an administrator>Apply>OK.

After that, you can check if the issue is fixed or not.

Run as administrator
Run as administrator

Verify Game Files

Go to Library in Steam and right-click on Snowrunner>Properties>Local Files > Verify integrity of game files.

Verify integrity of game files
Verify integrity of game files


In summary, you can play Snowrunner on Windows 11. Also, there are 7 ways to fix Snowrunner crashing on Windows 11. If you are facing this problem, try above methods one by one. We believe it can help you to solve it.


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