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40 Common Fallout 4 Problems & How to Fix Them



While we wait for the next Fallout 4 update to arrive, we want to help you fix your Fallout 4 problems on the Xbox One, PS4 or PC.

Bethesda’s rolled out numerous bug fix updates in the years since the game’s release in 2015, but it’s still far from perfect. Those still playing the game continue to complain about outstanding bugs and performance issues on all three platforms.

It took awhile, but Bethesda’s pushed out another free Fallout 4 update. The Fallout 4 1.10.100 update brings new Creation Club content, but it doesn’t appear to come with any bug fixes.

The update went through testing, but we expect complaints about it, and the various Fallout 4 DLC add-ons, to pick up in the days ahead.

While we wait for Bethesda to cook up another update, and it could be weeks before we see the next patch as the company shifts its focus to Fallout 76, we want to try and help you fix the problem(s) plaguing your game.

This looks at the most common Fallout 4 problems including issues plaguing Automatron, Wasteland Workshop, Far Harbor, Contraptions Workshop, Vault-Tec Workshop, and Nuka World.

It also includes fixes for performance issues, fixes for Fallout 4 crashes, and more.

What to Do if Fallout 4 Gets Stuck Loading the Main Menu (Xbox One)

If you’re playing Fallout 4 on Xbox One and it suddenly gets stuck loading the main menu, here are a few things you can try to get it unstuck.

First, try restarting the game. Close the game down and load it up again and see if the main menu loads properly. This has worked for us numerous times.

If that doesn’t work, you’ll want to power cycle your Xbox One. Hold down the power button on the front of the console for 10 seconds. Now unplug the power cord for 10-15 seconds. Plug the cord back in and start the game.

What to Do If Fallout 4 DLC Isn’t Showing Up


Some PC, PS4 and Xbox One users are saying that the DLC isn’t showing up for them when they try and play it. If your add-on isn’t show up, please follow these instructions from Bethesda itself:

Xbox One

First make sure you’re signed into the correct Gamertag. If you are, follow these steps.

If your add-ons are not showing up on your Xbox One, check to ensure you are signed in to the correct Xbox Live gamertag and profile. If you are correctly logged in, you can try the troubleshooting steps below:

Power cycle the console:

  1. Press and hold the [Xbox] button on the front of the console for 10 seconds.
  2. Unplug the console’s power cable and wait for 10 seconds.
  3. Plug the power cable back in and turn the console back on by pressing the [Xbox] button again.

Check downloads queue:

  1. From the Home screen, hold [RT] and press [A] to navigate to the My games and apps menu.
  2. Navigate to Queue to see if the download and install is complete.

Try to reinstall the add-on:

  1. From the Home screen, hold [RT] and press [A] to navigate to the My games and apps menu.
  2. Navigate to Fallout 4 and press [Menu].
  3. Select Manage game.
  4. From the Ready to install column, select the DLC add-on to begin the download.
    1. You can also instruct your console to manually download the DLC from the Xbox Store itself.

For further assistance, you can contact Xbox Support here:

PlayStation 4

First, make sure you’re signed into the correct PlayStation Network ID. If you are, follow these steps to recover your DLC:

Check licensing:

  1. Navigate to Settings.
  2. Select PlayStation™Network/Account Management.
  3. Select Restore Licenses.

Power cycle the console:

To power cycle a PlayStation 4, there are three options:

  • From the Home screen, press [D-pad up] to bring up the Function screen. Then select Power and choose Turn Off PS4.
  • Press and hold the [PS] button for at least one second. Then select Turn Off PS4.
  • Hold down the Power button on the front of the console for at least 10 seconds until the system beeps twice.

Manually download the add-on:

  1. From the PS4 menu, navigate to your Library.
  2. Navigate to Fallout 4 and press [X].
  3. From the product page, select Related items.
  4. Select My add-ons.
  5. Select the DLC add-on download icon on the left to begin the download.

You can also instruct your console to manually download the DLC from the PlayStation Store itself.


First, try disabling your mods and trying again. Once you’ve disabled your mods, try the following steps:

Close and restart Steam:

  1. Click Steam on the top-right of the Steam client and select Exit.
  2. Re-open Steam and check to see if the DLC is now listed.

Ensure that the DLC is active on your Steam account:

  1. Log in to your Steam account.
  2. Navigate to Library.
  3. Right-click on Fallout 4.
  4. Select View Downloadable Content.
  5. Ensure the Install checkbox is enabled for the DLC to begin the download.
    1. Note: you may need to uncheck and the re-check the box to ensure the download begins.

Check the status of the download:

  1. Log in to your Steam account.
  2. Click on Library, then select Downloads at the bottom.
  3. Any completed on ongoing downloads will be listed here.
  4. If complete, Fallout 4 will be listed as “Ready to Play.”

Verify integrity of game cache:

  1. Log in to your Steam account.
  2. Navigate to Library.
  3. Right-click on Fallout 4.
  4. Select Properties.
  5. Select the Local files tab and click the Verify integrity of game cache… button.
    1. Steam will verify the game’s files – this process may take several minutes.
  6. When complete, open Fallout 4 and see if the issue is resolved.

These steps will work for all six DLC add-ons.

Why Was I Kicked Out of Nuka World?

Bethesda notes that if you kill a settler you recently intimidated it will count as a crime toward Nuka World’s Raider factions.

To avoid getting kicked out you’ll want to load an earlier save and wait awhile longer before killing the person. You might also choose to spare them.

Why Is My Outpost or Vassal Still Under Raider Control?

If you recently killed a Raider Leader and the Outpost or Vassal is still under Raider control, you’ll need to slaughter everyone at the settlement.

Once you take care of this, the settlers should respawn and return them to their original control settings so that you can officially take over.

How to Fix Nuka-Galaxy Ride Problems

When you restore power to Nuka World and get on the Nuka-Galaxy ride, you might get stuck in the cart. It’s a common issue. If this happens, you’ll need to reload from a previous save.

How to Fix a Logic Gate Problem

If you’re using the Fallout 4 Contraptions Workshop DLC, you’re probably familiar with logic gates. Sometimes, these logic gates will remain powered on after you turn them off. If this happens, you have a few way to fix the issue.


We’ve had success storing the logic gate. You can also try replacing it completely. Others report that they’ve simply turned the broken gate on and off again to get it to stay off.

What If Overseer Barstow is Dead? Can I build Vault-Tec Prototypes?

If you’re playing the Vault-Tec Workshop DLC and Overseer Barstow dies, you can still build Vault-Tec Prototypes.

All you need to do is loot her corpse and you’ll be on your way. It’s as simple as that.

How to Find Old Longfellow

If you get to Far Harbor and can’t find Old Longfellow, there’s a simple fix that Bethesda itself recommends.


If you can’t find him the developer says that “you should return to the Far Harbor docks and speak with Captain Avery. Longfellow may either be in the town or at his cabin to the north.”

Do that and you should find your elderly companion.

How to Fix Far Harbor Settlement Item Problems

If you’re unable to use unlocked settlement items at Far Harbor settlements, here’s what the developer recommends.

Bethesda says that you should “exit Workshop mode, move around so that you are facing the Workshop from a different angle, and try again.”

How to Fix Fallout 4 Error CE-34878-0

This issue is exclusive to the PlayStation 4 version of Fallout 4 and there are a few ways to go about fixing it.

First, you should make sure you have the latest system updates and Fallout 4 game updates installed. Quit out of the game and check for updates.

If you’re running the latest versions and you’re still getting the error, you can head here for more information.

How to Fix Invisible Character Problems

If your character turns invisible, you’ll want to exit out of your game and restart. If you’re using a PS4 or Xbox One you’ll also want to reboot your console to see if that helps.

How to Fix Acadian Ideals Quest Problem (Far Harbor)

If you run into trouble when trying to complete the Acadian Ideals and optional objective “Help Chase” you might need to reload a prior save.

Bethesda says that killing an NPC called Brooks before you arrived in Acadia could make completing this quest difficult.

It notes that there is still a way through the quest but the best solution might just be to reload a game where Brooks is still alive.

How to Fix Best Left Forgotten Quest Problem (Far Harbor)

If you run into trouble trying to complete the Best Left Forgotten quest in Far Harbor, know that you’re not alone.

Bethesda is looking into the problem which means a permanent fix could be on the way. In the meantime, the developer is telling gamers to restart the console/PC to see if that fixes the issue.

How to Recover a Fallout 4 Season Pass Code

If your Fallout 4 Season Pass didn’t come with a key or a code to input, you’ll need to get in contact with the retailer, not Bethesda. Bethesda says that it cannot help Fallout 4 owners with Season Pass replacement codes.

How to Fix Fallout 4 Input Problems

One of the more common Fallout 4 problems is also one of the easiest to fix.

Some PC Fallout 4 users are saying that they’re unable to use their mouse once the main menu pops up. There is no apparent way to click to enter the game and the keyboard won’t do anything to help get past the menu screen.

To fix this problem, unplug any controllers you have plugged in. This should fix this Fallout 4 issue immediately. If it doesn’t try restarting your computer.

If you don’t want to have to unplug your controller every time you fire up Fallout 4, you can make some changes. Fallout 4 users have come up with an easy fix and it’s as follows:

  • Go to Fallout4Prefs.ini (located in C:\Users\[name]\Documents\My Games\Fallout4\), then scroll down to bGamepadEnable=1.
  • Change it to bGamepadEnable=0

How to Fix Fallout 4 Launch Issues

PC users have been reporting an issue where the game fails to launch after clicking start. Many users are seeing a black screen. Fortunately, there are a number of fixes that could help alleviate these launch problems.

If you see a black screen, the first thing you’ll want to do is ensure that your PC graphics drivers are up to date. Head here for NVIDIA and here for AMD

Computers running two graphics cards have been known to cause this problem so if a driver update doesn’t help, try forcing your computer to recognize a primary GPU.

For instructions on how to do that for an NVIDIA driver, head here. For AMD drivers, head here. (We aren’t listing detailed instructions here because they can change based on card and version.)

Anti-virus software has also been known to cause launch issues and black screen problems so we recommend adding Fallout 4 as an exception or disabling your anti-virus software when you’re playing the game.

A user on Bethesda’s Fallout 4 forums found another potential workaround. Here are the instructions that fixed this launch issue:

I added these 2 .dll into the Fallout 4 and system32 folder and now it launches with no problem!!



xinput1_3.dll was running in x86 and I replaced it with the x64 (64 bit) and now it works.

Try using Dependency Walker64bit (google it and download it from download.cnet) and open Fallout4.exe, check all the .dll and make sure they are all running x64.

This worked for them, and several others, so it’s worth a shot if your game fails to launch up when you click play.

How to Fix Failed to Start Game Error (Steam)

If Steam spits out an “Failed to start game (unknown error)” there are a few fixes to try before throwing your computer out a window.

One fix that’s worked for a lot of people is running Fallout 4 as an admin. Here is how to run the game as an administrator:

  • First, right click the game in your Steam Library.
  • Next head to Properties and locate the Local Files tab.
  • Click Browse Local Files.
  • Locate the Fallout 4 application on your computer.
  • Right click it and head into Properties.
  • Select the Compatibility tab and check off the Run this program as an administrator box.
  • Click Apply and try running the game.

If this doesn’t work, try running Steam as an Admin:

  1. Go to your Steam install folder which should be located in: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam).
  2. Right click on the Steam application.
  3. Use the steps above to set it to Run as Administrator.
  4. Restart Steam and play the game.

We’ve also heard that Verifying the Integrity of the GameCache is a potential fix for this issue. Here’s how to do that in Steam:

  1. Right click the game in your Steam Library.
  2. Head into Properties and go to the Local Files tab.
  3. Click the Verify Integrity of Game Cache option.

How to Fix Fallout 4 Mods After A Patch

Bethesda’s Fallout 4 patches apparently break some PC mods. Fortunately, there is an easy way to fix your mods after the patch.

Reddit users have found a way to get around the Fallout 4 mod problems and it requires just a little bit of work.

1) First, Open Nexus Mod Manager.

2) Next, launch the game and wait in the launcher before starting the game.

3) Renable the mods using Nexus Mod Manager.

4) Click play.

You can enable your mods then set C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Fallout4\plugins.txt to readonly.

How to Fix Your Game After Using Console Commands

If you decide to use console commands to manipulate your game and your game starts exhibiting problems after using said commands, you’ll want to revert back to a save you made before you started using them.

How to Fix Fallout 4 Blurred Vision Problem

Some gamers are running into a blurred vision problem. The bug tends to happen when the screen blurs after the character receives a concussion after taking head damage. We haven’t run into this issue ourselves but it’s evidently pretty prevalent.

Bethesda hasn’t confirmed a permanent fix for the problem but there are a few manual fixes to try if your game suddenly becomes blurry.

One remedy that we’ve come across involves taking head damage and using a stimpack to heal yourself up. To get this to work, you’ll need to position yourself in a way that you’ll take head damage and thus, a concussion. Once this happens use a stim and the bug might resolve itself.

If you’re on PC, you can use console commands. Hit the ~ (tilde) button and type in rimod 00094636 (this gets rid of the green blur) and rimod 002041B6 (to get rid of the white blur).

If none of those work, you can try a number of other methods. You can try resting in a bed or waiting in a chair, you can try using RadAway, or you can try going to the doctor. You can also try reverting back to an old save.

How to Get Unstuck from a Terminal

One of the more annoying Fallout 4 problems on PC is an issue where users are getting stuck in terminals. A fix arrived in Bethesda’s first Fallout 4 patch but gamers continue to complain about the issue. Here’s what to do if the patch doesn’t help.

First, we recommend saving before you hack a terminal. That way, if you do get stuck, you can just revert back to the old save.

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If you do get stuck, there are several things to try. Some users are saying that the SetPlayerAIDriven 0 console command helps. To use that, press ~ (tilde) on the keyboard and type in that command.

If you are using a monitor with a higher refresh rate than 60Hz, you’ll want to take a look at this list of fixes for the issue on Reddit and Bethesda. It features a couple of different solutions for monitors with high refresh rates including a remedy for monitors with G-SYNC enabled.

These fixes will also work if you get stuck on furniture.

How to Fix Settlement Attack Problem

We’ve started running into a settlement attack bug that’s extremely annoying and causes you to lose your entire population due to a quest failure. Here’s how it breaks down.

You receive a prompt that a settlement is under attack. In our case, Red Rocket Gas Station. You fast travel there, take out all of the enemies (in this case, synths) and the settlers thank you for showing up. Only, the miscellaneous quest doesn’t complete.

You wait a few hours or fast travel somewhere else and a prompt appears telling you that you failed to protect the settlement. Your population drops to zero and you’re now forced to rebuild. Sound familiar?

If you notice that your settlement attack quest fails to complete, there are a couple of solutions to try. We spent over an hour trying everything from sleeping to waiting in a chair. Those don’t work.

On console, you’ll want to travel to a nearby settlement after you see the prompt appear. In our case, we reverted back to a save before the Red Rocket attack prompt and fast traveled to Sanctuary when the prompt popped up. Once we arrived, the quest completed.

When we got over to Red Rocket, instead of an army of synths, we found a single synth infiltrator. Dead, killed by her fellow settlers. This isn’t guaranteed to work for you but it’s worth a shot if your quest refuses to budge.

If you’re on PC, there’s a fix that should work almost 100% of the time. PC gamers report that the following console command fixes the issue:

  1. Open up the game’s console (use the ~ key).
  2. Find the dead synth posing as a settler and click on him or her.
  3. Type “resurrect” (without the quotes).
  4. Exit the console mode and it should be alive again. Kill it and the quest should complete.

The 1.3 patch should’ve fixed this issue but in case it didn’t, that’s how you fix it.

How to Fix Fallout 4 Sound Problems

If your sound suddenly cuts out (this has happened to us on numerous occasions, particularly when accessing terminals in the game), there are a few things to try.

One simple fix that’s worked for us is to minimize to the dash board. If you’re on a PC, try Alt-Tabbing to the desktop. If you’re on an Xbox One or PS4, minimize to the dashboard using the guide button.

On the PS4, that’s the button with the PlayStation symbol. On the Xbox, that’s the big glowing button in the center of the controller.

If that doesn’t work, try restarting the game. And if that still doesn’t work, PC users will want to try updating audio drivers to see if that irons out the issue.

How to Fix Missing Pip-Boy Problem

Some users are reporting a missing Pip-Boy problem. The issue can be seen in the screen shot from our game below. We’re running 1.02 on the Xbox One.


Users that’ve run into the problem are saying that a quick reload of the most recent save will fix the problem though there’s a chance that it could return in the future.

Another fix to try is putting the character into third person before going back into first person. This fix occasionally works for us.

How to Fix Pip Boy App Problems

If your Pip Boy app isn’t syncing up with your game, you’ll want to make sure that app is enabled in-game.

To do that, head into your game’s settings and select the Gameplay tab. Flip the “Pip-Boy App Enabled” option to On.

If your Pip Boy app displays a “Connection Status: Game Busy” error, note that this message occurs when connect your Pip-Boy app to a game that already has an app connected. Bethesda says that you “need to ensure the first app and device is disconnected before connecting your own.”

If your app is crashing or locking up on a regular basis, we recommend reinstalling the app to see if that helps dislodge the problem.

How to Recover Lost Fallout 4 Saves (Xbox One)

Some Xbox One owners are reporting lost Fallout 4 save files. This problem is still a problem after the 1.5 patch.

To recover a lost Fallout 4 save file, you’ll want to try a power cycle. Here is how to power cycle your Xbox One:

  • Press and hold the Xbox button on the front of the console for 10 seconds.
  • Unplug the console’s power cable and wait for 10 seconds.
  • Plug the power cable back in and turn the console back on by pressing the Xbox button again.

Once you complete this you’ll want to log into your Xbox Live account, open up Fallout 4 and allow it sync with the cloud. The saves should appear.

If they don’t:

How to Stop Fallout 4 Save Corruptions (Xbox One)

If you’ve played a ton of Fallout 4 on Xbox One there’s a chance you’ve encountered a corrupted save file. (We’ve had this happen several times.) Here, we want to show you how to prevent save corruption from happening again.

Bethesda recommends that you “wait a minute or two before closing the game, turning off the console, or attempting another save.”

It also recommends turning the Instant On feature on. To do that, head to this full length guide from Microsoft.

We recommend deleting some saves if you have a ton built up. This has helped us cut down on the number of corrupt save files.

How to Fix Fallout 4 Performance Problems

PC Fallout 4 users are complaining about various Fallout 4 graphic and resolution problems. These problems can be extremely difficult to fix because there are a ton of different hardware and software combinations out there.

If you aren’t getting the kind of graphical performance you’re expecting from your setup, there are a number of fixes and tweaks you’ll want to look into.

This thread on Bethesda’s Fallout 4 forum outlines a number of changes and tweaks to make if you want to improve your performance. Fixes range from disabling NVIDIA Streamer Service to tweaking your GPU via the control panel. There’s a lot there and it will help you fix and improve your Fallout 4 graphics.

If you’re dealing with resolution issues or if you want to add 21:9 (ultrawide) or 4:3 support for your game/monitor, you’ll want to head to this thread on Steam’s Fallout 4 forum. There are also a number of potential fixes in this Reddit thread. NVIDIA has also posted its own thoughts on GPU and PC performance.

How to Cast and Stream from Windows 10 (7)

If you’re dealing with issues after installing a new Windows 10 update, take a look at this fix outlined by a user on Reddit. They appear to work.

You can also try going back to an earlier build. This has apparently worked for a number of people running Windows 10.

How to Fix Vanishing Weapon Problem

People that are playing Fallout 4 in first person claim that their weapon will, at times, turn invisible for no apparent reason. Luckily, there is a really quick fix for this problem on Xbox One, PC and PS4.

If your weapon disappears, you’ll want to switch to another weapon and then switch back. The weapon that vanished should reappear. If it doesn’t, you’ll want to revert back to an older save. If that doesn’t work, restart your game or system.

How to Fix Fallout 4 FOV

Fallout 4’s field of view is locked at 70/80 which isn’t going to be ideal for many PC gamers. Fortunately, there’s a quick way to solve this problem.

  1. First, you’ll want to open both Fallout4.ini and Fallout4Prefs.ini
  2. In the [Display] section of both of these files, you’ll want to add the following lines:
  3. 90 is the the default for most first person shooters but adjust accordingly.

If you need more background, take a look at this in depth solution to the problem.

How to Fix Fallout 4 Crashes & Freezes

Crashes and random lockups are among the most common Fallout 4 problems plaguing PC, Xbox One and PS4 users. There are a number of potential fixes for crashes and freezes, some more involved than others.

If your game is frequently crashing, the first thing you’ll want to do is restart the game and/or system to see if that helps. If restarting your game or your system doesn’t help, you’ll need to take more desperate measures to get the problem ironed out.

First, you’ll want to ensure that you have the latest graphics drivers installed on your Windows PC. Head here for NVIDIA and here for AMD. AMD recently just released a new hotfix that tackles several Fallout 4 problems including a flickering compass.

If that doesn’t work, and you’re using an NVIDIA video card, try disabling NVIDIA’s Streamer Service. You’ll need your administrator password but if you’re playing on your computer, this shouldn’t be a problem.

You’ll also want to test out various graphics settings to make sure that you’re not burdening your resources. If your settings are too high, the game will crash more frequently. Head here to see if your PC meets the requirements.

If you are seeing a “Problem Event Name: BEX64” message every time your game crashes you’ll want to download the latest Visual C++ Distribution from Microsoft.

If you’re noticing an uptick in crashes and you’re playing Fallout 4 on Xbox One, you can try this list of official fixes from Bethesda itself:

First, try restarting the game. If that doesn’t help, perform a power cycle:

  • Press and hold the Xbox button on the front of the console for 10 seconds.
  • Unplug the console’s power cable and wait for 10 seconds.
  • Plug the power cable back in and turn the console back on by pressing the Xbox button again.

If that doesn’t help, try reinstalling the game. If crashing continues, Bethesda recommends getting in touch with Microsoft.

If you are running into crashes on the PS4, Bethesda recommends restarting the game, power cycling the system or reinstalling.

How to Improve Frame Rate

If you’re suffering from frame rate issues, you can unlock the frame rate on the PC. To do this, head to this thread and follow the instructions.

If you’re suffering from frame rate issues on the PS4 or Xbox One, you’ll need to wait for a patch or try restarting your game.

If you’re willing to use Fallout 4 mods, you might want to try out this unofficial mod that supposedly helps cut down on frame rate issues.

How to Get Your Character Unstuck

If your character gets stuck or if your character starts moving slowly when he or she isn’t overburdened with loot, there are a couple of things to try.

The first thing to try is a restart of your game and/or system. One user claims that his character started moving extremely slow and that movement speed returned to normal after a quick restart.


If your character gets stuck in an elevator (or another object), like this guy’s character did, make sure you have the latest patch installed on your PS4, Xbox One or PC. There are also some other elaborate fixes including one for this issue that includes a spoiler.

Restarting the game seems to fix most of these speed/getting stuck problems but we’ll be on the lookout for more fixes in the future.

How to Get NPCs Unstuck

If you discover that an NPC is stuck or missing and you can’t (console owners) or don’t want to use console commands, here’s how to go about getting that fixed.

You’ll want to go explore another part of the wasteland, fast travel if you must, and then come back to where that NPC is located. We recommend waiting a day or two as this has worked for us.

How to Fix Fallout 4 Settings Not Saving

Some users are reporting an issue wherein their settings don’t save after saving them. This is an annoying problem but it looks like there’s a simple fix.

To fix this issue, go into the launcher from Steam and set the graphics how you want to them to be set. Exit that menu and go into GeForce Experience and change the resolution to whatever you want as a borderless window and then go back into Steam and fire up the game.

How to Fix Invisible Lockpicking Bug

Some users are running into an invisible lock pick bug where they cannot see the lock pick at all. Lock picking is key to Fallout 4 so this is a major problem.

Some users are reporting success with this fix:

  • Open Fallout4Prefs.ini in your documents (C:\Users\[name]\Documents\My Games\Fallout4\) and under [Display] change: Size W=XXXX iSize H=YYYY to iSize W=XXXX-1 iSize H=YYYY-
  • Their example: iSize W=1920 iSize H=1080 would be changed to iSize W=1919 iSize H= 1079.

After that, you’ll want to do the same with the Fallout4Prefs.ini that’s located where you installed Steam. You’ll find it in steamapps\common\Fallout 4\Fallout 4.

How to Fix Fallout 4 Installation Problems

We’re also hearing about Fallout 4 installation problems. Some users are reporting bugs while others are reporting slow downloads.

If you are running into slow download times, know that the speed depends on your internet connection. If you don’t have a fast Wi-Fi connection, it’s going to take awhile. This is a big game, over 25GB for PC, Xbox One and PC.


If you do have a fast connection and the download isn’t being agreeable, pause the installation and then start it again. This is a known fix on PC, Xbox One and PS4.

Some Fallout 4 buyers are running into installation problems that are preventing them from installing the game. If this happens, update your console’s firmware and then try installing again.

How to Fix Fallout 4 Patch Installation Problems

Some users have been unable to download and install the latest Fallout 4 patch. This is a common problem on console and PC and it should be an easy one to fix.

First, try pausing the installation/download for a few seconds and then trying again to see if that jumpstarts it.

If it doesn’t, you’ll want to check your router/modem and make sure everything is working properly. If everything appears normal, try one of three things or all three if needed. Pause your download before taking these steps

First, restart your router. Unplug it for a good minute then plug it back in to see if that helps get the installation moving again.

If that doesn’t help, try plugging an ethernet cable directly into your PC or console. Wireless connections can be finicky.

You can also try power cycling your console. Unplug your Xbox One or PS4, wait 30 seconds or so, and then plug it back.

How to Recover Your Copy of Fallout 3 for Xbox One

If you are having issues getting your free copy of Fallout 3 for Xbox One, there are a few fixes you can try.

First, you’ll want to head to Microsoft’s Xbox Live Payment & Billing and sign in. Click on Billing info and make sure that your billing country is correct and that it matches your physical location.

If it does and you still can’t redeem it, get in contact with Microsoft directly.

How to Fix Fallout 4 Mouse Lag Problems

A number of PC Fallout 4 users are complaining about in-game mouse lag problems. This is a common issue with PC games and there are a number of fixes that should help you improve your mouse’s response time.

Fallout 4 users have discovered several fixes for Fallout 4 mouse lag. First, according to one fix, you’ll want to make this change:

  • Go to C:\Users\yourusername\Documents\My Games\Fallout4. Open Fallout4Prefs.ini and then change the following parameters: iPresentInterval=1 to iPresentInterval=0

You’ll also want to change:

  • bForceIgnoreSmoothness=0 to bForceIgnoreSmoothness=1

This user also says that to be absolutely sure, you’ll want to change iPresentInterval in Fallout4.ini.

If you are using an NVIDIA graphics card and you’re noticing mouse lag in-game, here’s a quick fix that could fix your mouse lag:

  • Go to your Desktop, right click the Nvidia Logo at the lower Right of your Desktop. Choose “System Settings” or whatever it is in your Language. Now go to “3D Settings” and Add Fallout.exe to your Programs.
  • There change “Triple Buffer” to ON.”Max frames render ahead” to 1.And finally “V-Sync” on.

If you want to remove Mouse Acceleration, and some of you might, you’ll want to take a look at this guide. It will take you step-by-step through the process. Mouse Acceleration is on by default in all Bethesda games including Fallout 4.

If you can’t find your fix here, we’ve put together a list of resources that will help you find what you’re looking for. Bethesda’s Fallout 4 forums and this Reddit link are the first two places to go.

Fallout 4 is filled with tons of smaller, more isolated issues that are impacting Xbox One, PC and PS4 users and fixes for those are sometimes harder to find.

Remember to save your game as often as possible. Reverting back to an older save is a way to avert disaster.

189 PS4 & Xbox One Fallout 4 Mods You Should Try Right Now



Let's start with one of our favorite PC Fallout 4 mods that quickly made it over to console.

keyNuker creates a key ring in your inventory that hides keys and passwords. With it installed, your MISC tab in on your Pip-Boy is going to be a lot more manageable, particularly if you're deep into the game with tons and tons of items listed. 

The screenshot here shows you what the vanilla MISC tab looks like compared to the MISC tab with keyNuker installed. It's night and day.

This is one of our favorite Fallout 4 mods and one that should consider if you're tired of wasting time scrolling through hundreds (many of them worthless) of items.



  1. Matt B

    11/10/2015 at 8:19 pm

    “Lockpicking is key to fallout 4” gold.

    • Johnathan Mack

      11/26/2015 at 6:19 pm

      No way Matt. If you’re not building a character that’s into lock picking or hacking, you need another way for gold.

      If you want gold, major amounts of gold, in each settlement you find, throw a wall up around it, get some defense build, and then it’s all about crops.

      Crops = Caps

      Do 1 settlement all corn, 1 tomatoes, 1 carrots. those are the 3 most used for soup. Your razor grass is used later game for deathclaw food so make sure to save those up as well.

      It’s super easy to make crops. sleep for a day and all the crops regrow. I have 3 farms and get about 3,000 caps in 20 mins from farming. It normally goes faster if I dont take the time to trade for junk to build up my settlements more.

    • Cubanclaw

      02/12/2016 at 1:26 pm

      If you get tried of lock picking use cait she’s is great at it. And will open locks as high as your skill level. But you won’t get the XP points but save yourself effort. This update all took money from my workshop over 6000 caps gone

    • Me

      08/19/2016 at 8:43 am


  2. Jay Wood

    11/10/2015 at 11:30 pm

    The advice on fixing freezes and crahses would be useful but for one thing- when I right click on Fallout 4 in my Steam library the drop down box does not include a Settings option- sick of bethesda’s excuses and will be seeking compensation- your product doesn’t work and i want a full working product as per the terms of the contract that existed between us from the moment i purchased your faulty product.

    • Ross J MacGregor

      11/30/2015 at 12:49 am

      Except the game works fine. Perhaps you just have a crap PC? Zero crashes and very few bugs, none of which are game-breaking, in 138hours of playtime

      • Oggmeista

        12/07/2015 at 1:00 pm

        Don’t be smug just because you personally don’t have problems it really is very irritating to others

        Btw you are wrong there are deffineately bugs in the game… read my comment for just one one them which essentially breaks the game

      • Ryan Rentfro (@polymorphisist)

        12/24/2015 at 8:22 pm

        I have a 12 core machine with AMD 290x and x99 FTW MB – 32Gb of the fastest RAM the board can support and SSD all the way around.

        Mine freezes. If you are saying there are no bugs – when I’m playing other games without freezes – I would beg to differ.

        If people have to make pages like this to help people – then wtf crack are you smoking coming here saying no one has issues.

        Use google. There are issues far deeper than just having a kick ass computer.

        • Emily

          01/05/2016 at 7:37 am

          Have you by any chance found a solution to this yet? I’m also running AMD hardware, and I upgraded my CPU and GPU just so I could run this game at its highest capacity. It sucks that I ran into this bug though, I can barely get 2 seconds into the game before it either crashes and needs a manual reboot or it reboots the computer itself. I can always get past the title and first loading screens, but it cannot get any farther after loading the character and world.

          I had the latest drivers as instructed by every help forum, but interestingly enough, I actually got a few minutes into the game before it crashed by rolling back the gpu driver. I’m not sure if it was just luck at the moment though, so I’ll have to troubleshoot more.

          Also tried Bethesda customer service… but apparently they don’t actually have a customer service division (only got an automated message), so it looks like we’re on our own.

    • Neko

      05/31/2016 at 1:23 pm

      If there isn’t a settings option in your drop down menu on Steam, this is a Steam issue, and not one Bethesda can fix. You will need to make sure you are running the latest version of Steam, and if you are still unable to get the option to appear then you will need to probably contact Valve.

    • rajput

      02/24/2017 at 10:02 pm

      its for xbox one brah

  3. Dave

    11/11/2015 at 2:00 am

    Can’t find an answer. I am with Paladin Danse and he doesn’t get on the elevator so I go up the elevator and then he pops in the elevator but when I get out of the elevator at the top he is there then walks a couple of steps and vanishes.

    • Conor

      11/11/2015 at 2:36 pm

      You have to pick up the deep – range transmitter from a Synth in the control room. Danse doesn’t disappear then at the top of the elavator. I made the same error dw haha

  4. Jamie

    11/11/2015 at 7:55 am

    My pipboy disappeared and i couldnt use its features. I exited the game, reloaded it and then it worked again.

  5. psalms91

    11/11/2015 at 10:07 am

    The Diamond City mission is stuck for me. Piper (after she talks to the guy on the intercom) won’t talk to me and keeps saying “A bit busy.” An autosave didn’t occur before this mission and I didn’t save beforehand. I’ve tried traveling, quitting the game and coming back. Nothing. I’m worried restarting this game is the only option. I’m not sure if a loss of all my progress is even worth it…

    • borja

      11/11/2015 at 5:16 pm

      I’ve the same problem as you. I hope they solve it soon

      • John (splatterclam)

        11/28/2015 at 5:06 pm

        Im commenting like this because i dont know how to comment any other ways but im on the mission “The Glowing Sea” and I accidently hurt Virgil and know im in constant loop of him getting angry and trying to shoot me. But I am new to how a lot of things work. I quicksaved a couple times and now I cant go back before he was mad at me. PLEASE HELP

    • Anon

      11/12/2015 at 2:21 am

      I also had this problem ! Does anyone know how to fix it ?

    • mepet

      11/12/2015 at 1:08 pm

      I’ve got the same problem too. Do you have a solution? I don’t want to lose like 5 hours.

    • borja

      11/13/2015 at 9:01 am

      Hey guys, I´ve found a quite rude solution!!! In front of the main gate of Diamond City there´s a truck. Blow it up. After doing this all the security and even Piper will start shooting at you (but the main door will open). Run away immediately and sleep 24 hours in any bed, come back the next day and Piper will be talking to the mayor as normal and you won´t be hostile to anyone.

      It worked for me and I hope it does for you to.

      • mepet

        11/13/2015 at 5:00 pm


      • Anon

        11/14/2015 at 2:33 am

        I didn’t see any truck in front of the main gate but i did get the security and piper to attack me. The problem is the main door won’t open. The door still locked after 24 hours. I can go through the door by “tcl” but Piper still stuck outside.

        • Krosis

          02/21/2016 at 11:29 am

          Open console commands, click on the big green door and type “unlock” press enter and close commands. It’s open.

    • s

      11/15/2015 at 2:03 pm

      could try entering tcl in the console to turn on noclip and just walk right through the part your stuck at

  6. random person

    11/11/2015 at 12:06 pm

    i save my game as often as I can but every time I die or exit my game it always makes me start a new game.

  7. Walther

    11/11/2015 at 12:31 pm

    I have another problem, installed fallout 4 with succes on Xbox one, played the game for a period of time.
    Saved the game several times, NP , quite the game.
    Now i want continue the game and the only thing I see is the intro of the game, it repeats itself over and over.
    I pushed all the buttons and nothing happens, can’t acces the menu! Please soms advice!

    • brysonisachicksname

      11/20/2015 at 10:56 pm


      • Paul

        11/24/2015 at 4:54 pm

        @brysonisachicksname Wow… what a train wreck of a reply!

      • Dennis

        01/22/2016 at 12:57 pm


  8. Richard

    11/11/2015 at 12:47 pm

    Walther im having the same problem just uninstalled it now reinstating it I’ll keep you postedif it works

  9. Jack

    11/11/2015 at 1:36 pm

    Walther I am also having this problem. Any advice would help.

  10. Luna

    11/11/2015 at 2:03 pm

    i am experiencing the same issue. I’m prompted to hit any button to start but that’s about it. The intro continues to cycle through over and over and over again…. it’s not starting. I hope I do NOT have to uninstall to start over. That would seriously suck considering the amount of time I played last night. Ugggh.

    • Avid fan

      02/13/2016 at 8:18 pm

      All I did was go to dashboard then back to game hope this works for you

  11. Ryan

    11/11/2015 at 2:50 pm

    I am facing the same problem as both individuals above. I can “hit any button to begin” but after that I am just watching the intro over and over again, and as much as I enjoy the music and the images, I do not want this to be how I spend the rest of the night.

    • Jonathan

      11/11/2015 at 4:15 pm

      Hey I had that problem as well. So what I did was unplug the cord from the console and turn it back on. It appears to work. You guys should try it out. Warning I have a Xbox One, so I don’t know if it works for PS4 users.

      • Shadow

        11/11/2015 at 10:39 pm

        This work Xbox one unplugged cord for 30 sec and plugged back in fixed it

  12. Michael

    11/11/2015 at 2:56 pm

    Is anyone having a problem with “dangerous minds ” quest? It won’t complete for me

    • DrFeels

      11/12/2015 at 8:30 am

      Michael, I’m also having this problem. Have you been able to find anything to fix it? After completing the dream sequence I can’t talk to Dr. Amori or get Valentine to follow me. Valentine seems like he’s stuck before we went the dream. Dr. Amori gives me the “a bit busy” runaround.

    • NukSooKow

      11/13/2015 at 1:51 am

      Also having this problem after coming out of the memory pod. The quest wont carry on and the doc is just standing there. She talks to me but nothing else happens. The quest marker appears under the rug. Nick seems functional and spoke with a strange accent (as intended).

      • Matt

        11/13/2015 at 3:48 pm

        I shot Dr. Amari in the head and it the quest updated for me.

        • Carlos

          11/14/2015 at 12:32 pm

          Thanks Matt! This worked perfectly :)

        • Marc-Étienne Paradis

          11/19/2015 at 5:16 pm

          Worked for me too! You just have to save befire doing it, shoot her then reload the save point before you shot her and its fixed! Thanks man

        • Justin

          01/09/2016 at 1:53 pm

          Are you on Xbox one? I’m still having problems with this

      • Schmerg

        11/27/2015 at 7:56 am

        In my game Nick is stuck at the Castle shooting at nothing. I have a similar problem where he wont follow me and Dr. Amari doesnt talk to me. Shooting her and then reloading hasn’t worked. Now I have no idea what to do.

    • x

      12/16/2015 at 8:46 am

      same issue, I dismissed valentine after kellogg projected through him and said I should have killed you. now in sanctuary he keeps saying sit down when you’re ready, and be careful when you’re inside, it’s my head, and it can feel like you’re falling. but he won’t follow me anymore or leave and the quest still says explore kellogg’s memories

    • Merp

      06/12/2016 at 7:54 am

      Michelle Pfeiffer and Coolio are there to help out

  13. ricardoizquierdodiaz

    11/11/2015 at 4:58 pm

    “When freedom calls” bug Xbox (Fixed):
    You need to start mission FROM FIRST TIME (maybe you need to re-start the game)

    I’ll recomend you to not get the dog till you finish this mission.

    Go to the town and go trough till you get the armor, when you start the fight against the gang and the big monster kill everybody but the unique gang member who have name (sorry for the terminology im playing in spanish, and also i dont remember the name) kill this one the last, once you kill him you can keep on the mission ;)

    • James

      11/11/2015 at 7:48 pm

      The town is Concord, the gang is the Raiders, it’s the first time you really encounter them. The big monster is the Deathclaw and the uniquely named raider is Gristle. :)

  14. James

    11/11/2015 at 7:46 pm

    I’ve had the invisible gun glitch where switching doesn’t work (actually when this happened, I couldn’t see my Pipboy either, which was tragic). But going into VATS actually fixed it for me.

  15. Sk

    11/11/2015 at 7:50 pm

    I’ve recently run into a glitch it would seem on my copy for the ps4. Everything looks all good and dandy on the ground but my sight off in the distance is constantly blurry now after 12 hours game play put in. Any help? I’ve checked all my poisons, damage, and also tried sleeping and or resting. Everything checks out but the problem persists no matter how far I load back …

  16. mike

    11/11/2015 at 9:35 pm

    I honestly hate to be that guy. i didnt spend 60 bucks to have this B.S. happen thay are completely taking advantage of us

    • mike

      11/11/2015 at 9:37 pm

      Grammar bro

  17. Mikki

    11/11/2015 at 10:25 pm

    There is another way to fix the disappearing weapons glitch. May only work on PC; not sure about console versions. You can switch to third person and then back to first person and it’ll be back.

  18. numan

    11/12/2015 at 3:58 am

    I am facing the same problem as both individuals above. I can “hit any button to begin” but after that I am just watching the intro over and over again, and as much as I enjoy the music and the images, I do not want this to be how I spend the rest of the night.

  19. Shawn Hackman

    11/12/2015 at 4:47 am

    As for the freedom calls bug the reason it doesn’t complete is you have to go straight to the town building and do the mission without exploring the town. If you explore the town the death claw comes out and kills the Raiders that you need to kill and it messes up the completion. So as soon as you get power armour kill the raider on roof then jump down and kill Raiders before you kill the deathclaw

  20. Stefano 6884

    11/12/2015 at 6:32 am

    it’s frankly unbelievable that a bug such as the Freedom Calls one would slip unnoticed to the developers… I’m happy for the PC masterrace people that can fix it on their own, but… what about the others? No fix in day-1 patch either… That sucks quite bad.

  21. Ivan

    11/12/2015 at 1:59 pm

    Its foolish of anyone to buy a Bethesda game when its just released. You all knew what you were going to get and you jumped in with the sharks anyway.

  22. brysonwigand

    11/12/2015 at 6:35 pm

    What are the, Crashes and freezes on Xbox one, drastic measures?

  23. Keagan

    11/12/2015 at 7:11 pm

    My screen keeps shaking for some reason. But only when I move or look around.

  24. John

    11/12/2015 at 7:28 pm

    My game won’t load anyone else no how to fix

  25. Paul

    11/13/2015 at 12:47 am

    I’m having this problem anyone know how to fix it?

  26. Pawel

    11/13/2015 at 11:26 am

    My game won’t load anyone else no how to fix

  27. brandonnn

    11/14/2015 at 1:20 am

    Hey guys I have a problem where I can’t live ad through the elavator. I just get stuck in there forever if anyone could help I’d appreciate it as it’s very annoying.

  28. MrNotspain

    11/14/2015 at 2:46 am

    I am on PS4 and my gun is vanished and I cant shoot or anything I cant switch weapons. I was in a Vertibird and i couldnt shoot the behemoth so I loaded a previous save and dont have a gun. the only thing I can do it go to a save from over 7 hours ago which I would very much not like to do.

    • jamal

      03/09/2016 at 2:36 am

      try to eject the disc and put it back in? i tried that

  29. Anton

    11/14/2015 at 4:17 am

    Have a problem on PC.
    Cannot load saved game.
    When I chose certain save to load – waiting screen occures but game never loads.

  30. Cory

    11/14/2015 at 4:43 am

    Hello I’m playing on the ps4 and I can’t fast travel I’m not in combat. I also have zero items.

  31. Sloskyinator

    11/14/2015 at 5:50 am

    Hello :| i got the biggest problem EVER!! and it cant be fixed

    i recently stole something from diamon city and when i was running away from everyone i went into a room (it gave a save) then i died so i respawned again and died as people of diamond city are keep killing me and all 3 auto saves are saved the same spot one save is back before VAULT i know i have to download a save but no one is giving me :(

    • Avid fan

      02/13/2016 at 8:31 pm

      If you can, leave diamond city wait 24-48 hours game time, and then when you return to diamond city they should be friendly again, it worked for me. Hope it does for you as well

  32. Chris

    11/14/2015 at 8:51 am

    Ive got a glich where lips are out of sync with every character and start talking over themselves and my character movement is sped up x2 and i cannot control it propperly. will share evidence if needs must but shit sake i love bethesda games but omg gliches actually pisses me off because i cant play the game when i spent £80 on collectors edition and i cant play it even if i restart game or last save…

    • brysonisachicksname

      11/20/2015 at 10:09 pm


      • Paradies97

        12/13/2015 at 8:22 pm


      • Avid fan

        02/13/2016 at 8:35 pm

        What’s with all YOUR negativity? These people are only asking for help, and all YOUR giving them is rude comments

  33. kageks

    11/14/2015 at 9:31 am

    I glitched where I was basically half in power armor and the visuals mirrored as such. I could do some power armor things and some non power armor things. I then got into another suit, in power armor already, which made my previous suit vanish and kinda fix stuff, but now I cant access my pipboy outside of power armor, or sprint. I tried saving and loading and everything.

    • sora

      11/14/2015 at 3:46 pm

      that exactly happened to me to. you think it was the power armor that caused it? for me at first it still let me sprint and use vats but now its acting as if i’m always out of breath/have no action points to spend o.o

      • Keaton Hunter

        11/16/2015 at 5:22 pm

        same problem here, for the love of god someone needs to find a solution to this

      • Carly

        11/23/2015 at 8:03 pm

        Same exact here! I think it definitely had something to do with entering the power armor while wearing a suit. No matter how far back I try to go in saves I can’t get it back.

    • Carly

      11/23/2015 at 8:02 pm

      Same exact thing here! Level 36 have no idea what to do or how to fix this! Someone help please!

    • RBS

      02/09/2016 at 4:33 am

      Same problem here. Man I don’t wanna reload my whole time.

  34. Adrian

    11/14/2015 at 12:49 pm

    My gun and hands keep disappearing . triggers or bumpers won’t work on Xbox one .. How do I fix??

  35. jake

    11/15/2015 at 5:35 am

    guys i found a fix for fallout 4! i tryed everything from a complete reinstall to messing with everything in the fallout ini. finally, i decided to roll back my driver to an older version and voila! played a full three hours this morning with NO CRASH. my system is an asus gtx 560ti and amd phenom black edition 3.2 ghz and 4 gigs ram. so all nvidea users i recommend reverting back to the older drivers till they fix this problem.

  36. hnrugg88gmailcom

    11/15/2015 at 11:23 am

    I am playing on the PS4, and I have deleted the game and reinstalled it, and it keeps on stopping and it says the data file is corrupt and I cannot get past it! I have restarted and even tried to delete all of my old save files, and start a brand new character and it still brings up that its corrupt!

  37. thinhvnguyen88

    11/16/2015 at 10:17 am

    stuck on silver shroud missions, i cant get the next announcements over the radio for the next kills. it just plays all the silver shroud episodes instead

  38. jake

    11/16/2015 at 3:26 pm

    Im xbox one and my took me back 6 hours to an old save cant find the other save what do i do?

    • brysonisachicksname

      11/20/2015 at 10:32 pm


      • jamal

        03/09/2016 at 2:34 am

        so do you

  39. Kyle

    11/16/2015 at 3:42 pm

    I have fallout 4 for the ps4. I got the robot companion from the institute. After getting him I immediately went to the brotherhood to go do “spoils of war” I got on the vertibird with my institute partner. It starts the quest and ends my friendship with the institute which causes the robot to leave and go back to the castle. Now when I go there, he’s an enemy I can’t shoot and he just sits there shooting me forever. So now the castle is useless to me because he is always there shooting at me if I go. Anyone have a solution other than reloading because I would be losing like 15 hours of gameplay if I reload at this point.

  40. Joel

    11/17/2015 at 6:55 pm

    Enabling the mouse on the PC version does not require editing the Fallout4Prefs.ini. Open the game, go to Settings, go to Gameplay, turn Controller off. Done. You can do this with your controller and as soon as you exit the settings menu, your mouse will work without having to unplug or restart anything.

  41. Mas Pras

    11/17/2015 at 7:32 pm

    After some time, when i press the tilde button, the console command is not showing up. I tried to restart the game and even the PC itself. i also tried to set the control to defaults, but none of them are working. Anyone know how to fix this?

    • brysonisachicksname

      11/20/2015 at 10:44 pm


      • Gary

        12/23/2015 at 10:28 pm

        What’s the fix for this? Please help!

  42. Chrille

    11/18/2015 at 1:25 am

    I got this annoying bug where the main character actually talks with a minimum of dialgue options. Where in the .ini file can i remove this?

  43. Seth

    11/18/2015 at 11:23 am

    My pip boy won’t show up and my ap points won’t show up and can’t be used but everything still works when I’m in power armor but not without it

  44. Crashbanksbuysilver

    11/18/2015 at 4:01 pm

    Sadly this lock picking thing doesn’t work for me.

  45. Will

    11/19/2015 at 3:08 am

    I have the pc version and everytime I shoot at someone it doesnt hit. It seems like im shooting against a wall or something. Anyone else have this issue? No hit indicators ..nothing.

    • brysonisachicksname

      11/20/2015 at 10:42 pm


  46. Jer

    11/19/2015 at 6:21 am

    Can’t build anymore, everything floats a couple of feet off the ground. Also have the same radio transmitter problem (The Castle) as listed earlier. Tried to start new game after 2 1/2 days of game play time, and character won’t move after Cryo chamber opens. Why couldn’t they release this WHEN IT WAS DONE????

    • brysonisachicksname

      11/20/2015 at 10:28 pm


      • otaconhc

        12/02/2015 at 1:01 pm

        Get over yourself you little piece of shit.

  47. Austin M Pearson

    11/22/2015 at 12:53 pm

    Whenever I try to fast travel back to sanctuary red rocket station the game will crash. Restarting the game and the system does not fix it.

    • me123

      12/16/2015 at 2:01 am

      If you can use a BOS Vbird flare and fly there I had this issue for some reason I had 53 plp in that settlement and that’s why it’s crashing, so fly there and move plp out and remove the recrutment tower. This should fix it for you it did me.

  48. Noah

    11/22/2015 at 2:40 pm

    The name in the beginning won’t move the keyboard and I can’t continue the game I bought the digital copy plz fix

  49. Diddly

    11/22/2015 at 3:13 pm

    (On windows 10) my console won’t open when I hit the “~” key. Please help!

  50. Brian M

    11/23/2015 at 2:49 pm

    For those with the radio transmitter issue, assign a minute man to the Radio Tower, no other NPC will work.

    I have the same issue my pip-boy has disappeared in game I cannot see it at all. The only way to get my hud inventory up is with power armor!

    I have tried restarting the game and it still does not work, I have tried going to a previous save and still did not work.

    I think i fkd up the game when i tried to resurrect two dead Minute Men during Castle.


  51. Swylen

    11/25/2015 at 1:08 pm

    I many times have gotten my companion stuck on their butts after taking fall damage. They act normal and port around but can’t walk. Sometimes zoning out fixes it otherwise i have to fast travel to fix.

    Also I only collect T-60 past my initial set from dead BOS i come across but Danse dislikes every time I put on a set assembled from the dead mans parts.

  52. Will

    11/25/2015 at 11:48 pm

    if you have a problem, restart the game – advice for every situation.. great idea

  53. Lance

    11/28/2015 at 6:57 am

    hey guys , the pip boy does not fit in my pc screen. any possible fix for it?

    • Joseph Largo

      12/06/2015 at 2:51 am

      Right mouse button will put the arm a little further/closer from the screen. There’s only two options, but it may be all you need.

  54. Tim Titus

    11/29/2015 at 6:31 am

    I cannot complete the “Show No Mercy” quest. I have killed everything and spent 2 hours double checking Fort Strong, and yet it still says I must complete “Secure Fort Strong”. Please someone help!

  55. Kevin

    11/29/2015 at 8:36 am

    Restarting my game didn’t work when my character started to walk slowly (looked like he was walking in slowmo in 3d person) but what did work for me though was to drop all the gear I was using on the ground and then re-equiped it again and it all went back to normal:)

  56. Colo

    11/29/2015 at 2:26 pm

    My pip boy menus are invisible unless I’m in power armor. …..can’t see map, items, and quests I’m usin ps4 plz help

    • Fate IT

      04/04/2016 at 1:19 am

      I am having the same problem I can’t get out of my x01 whatever armor and I can’t see the pip boy and my jet pack is floating inches off

  57. No

    11/29/2015 at 11:32 pm

    I’m on Xbox one and I tried to start a new character and everything works good and fine until I get to the Cryo chamber and when I exit after Kellogg shoots the person in the Cryo chamber the game bugs out and can only use the start button and home button but I get all audio and occasional announcements over the intercom

    • Terrance

      12/05/2015 at 4:10 pm

      I have the same problem

  58. Ross J MacGregor

    11/30/2015 at 12:46 am

    “The game will crash more frequently” well you see…that’s just a silly thing to say, when the game doesn’t crash like….EVER. 138hours in and not one. Single. Crash. You need to check your information sources next time

    • Invictus (@SebasxQuinchia)

      12/14/2015 at 9:04 pm

      That’s a pretty ridiculous statement. “You need to check your information sources next time” Because no one has actually experienced these problems but only heard of them? I have a PC that is far more than capable of running Fallout 4 but it still has it’s issues. You my friend, are just one lucky guy.

    • Rabaal Xero (@Rabaal_Xero)

      03/03/2016 at 12:50 pm

      I, too, didn’t have any problems with crashes until around the 200+ hour mark. Now, I can’t play for more than 10 minutes without the game crashing to desktop. Don’t be a snarky douche just because you happen to have no issues with the game. Your experiences are not universal.

  59. Nathan C

    11/30/2015 at 5:16 pm

    I Can’t Move at all in fallout 4 Xbox one

    • Ekim

      04/09/2016 at 6:11 pm

      Quit the game completely, don’t just exit. When you restart it should work. It did for me.

  60. DarrenL

    12/01/2015 at 10:35 am

    Another fix for sudden slow movement when you are not overloaded to me it seems to be going into always walk never run mode, caps lock on but the caps lock isn’t on. I can still sprint but walk instead of running. So to fix it you enter the Pipboy, press Caps lock key, then cap lock key again, then exit pipboy. You should be running again.

    • uziii

      12/04/2015 at 10:56 am

      TAHNK you

  61. Loonatick

    12/02/2015 at 1:46 am

    Same issue on show no mercy no gun. Also can’t discuss my findings with nick on reunions. Have to go back 9 hours

  62. DrFeels

    12/03/2015 at 4:48 pm

    If anyone else has problems with Virgil missing from his cave in “The Glowing Sea” quest, this will be able to help:

  63. Lisa Summers

    12/03/2015 at 7:36 pm

    My character doesn’t talk… I get the options to choose what I want to talk about, and the NPC will reply to me, but my character is silent and just stares at the NPC… it’s pretty bad since you will pick something called “Shaun” and have no idea what you said, but the NPC will start talking about almost irrelevant stuff which leads you to go, what did I just ask about regarding Shaun??? This is so lame!!! Level 48 now (7 levels beyond when the problem started) and I certainly don’t want to restart my game.

  64. sanjoy nath

    12/05/2015 at 2:01 am

    thanks man “rimod 002041B6” got rid of my blurry vision issue.

  65. Nerrujhol

    12/05/2015 at 7:38 am

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  66. Michael Wainwright

    12/05/2015 at 10:09 am

    whenever i try to build something it is just floating in the air. The game will not let me put anything on the ground making it impossible to build. Anyone know how to fix this?

    • Joseph Largo

      12/06/2015 at 2:47 am

      You can hold the E key on computer or the action key on console and then adjust the object you’re moving and not yourself, this includes height. On the computer, sometimes once I do this, it bugs out and I’ll have difficulty returning to the regular movement, to fix, I’ve been able to simply exit build mode.

    • Me

      12/08/2015 at 9:07 am

      Not sure if this is what you mean. But the items not leveling when I built, especially the walls/fences drove me crazy at first. As it looked horrible. The PC has commands that you can use to fix these issues. In the XB1/PS4 the closest to a fix I see is the shack foundation under wood buildings. It gives you a concrete block that can sink into the ground and mostly levels stuff. The tall wooden platform in the miscellaneous stuff (also wood buildings) can also be adjusted to level stuff. It isn’t perfect, but my settlement looks a million times better using these two items. Especially near uneven surfaces.

      I love the building tools they put in the game. Though it needs lots of polish. And I would love a DLC that gives a lot more options for things to be used in building. I would also love to scrap all the buildings in a settlement. It’s annoying to have a settlement look like a mess even after you have built it up. And I would really like to see them have an icon on each settler in build mode, which shows you what they are assigned to. The whole green around them and the item/job they are working on, doesn’t work. Especially since they wander all over. I have people assigned to shops who literally seem to show up for 1 hour of the shops hours. It would be nice to also see more happiness creating stuff and diversity in these items.

      As it is now, you need like 16 shops to max out happiness. And when 3 or 4 settlers have to work farming. 2 don’t do anything and the rest wander. It is tough to find that one guy who isn’t assigned to that last shop.

      If they polish the building/settlement tools this will be a great addition to Fallout and Elder Scrolls.

  67. Joseph Largo

    12/06/2015 at 2:43 am

    Fixes without restarting:

    Pipboy/gun disappears – Change your view. IE First person to third person and back again.

    Getting stuck in the hacking screen – I’ve bee able to fix this anytime its happened by alt-tabbing out and back in again. This has worked for several things that wouldn’t let me out by standard tab/e.

    Spontaneously disappearing resources from a settlement – As weird as it sounds, if you have beds, food, defense, or power disappearing randomly when you fast travel and only triggered by fast travel, check and see if you have any televisions. Then store or delete them.

    • Tim Parkes

      12/09/2015 at 6:17 pm

      Yep, been and removed all TV’s from settlements, I read somewhere that jukeboxes cause that too so I removed them as well. But I can confirm removal of TV’s definitely helps things.

  68. goro21

    12/06/2015 at 1:14 pm

    after actually having installed fallout 4 on my xbox one, my xbox one has started to act strangely, so far as forcing me to restart my xbox one just to go to dashboard, not showing the profile pictures of my 3 accounts, aswell as the worst case being that the xbox one is slow as all hell on the dashboard, taking several minutes just to do one action.

  69. Oggmeista

    12/07/2015 at 11:55 am

    I don’t see a problem I was having earlier

    At red rock I planted some tata crops to comply with the objectives, but as I have read now in another thread apparently If these are planted really close together it interferes with the settlers crop harvesting animation and basically no crop is grown, not only that but you can’t interact with them at att and the worst part is even if you plant more crops even with loads of space NOTHING will grow in that location thereby making the set objective impossible now the only solution I can see is to load an earlier saved game before I had initiated the bug…

    This really needs to be fixed properly

  70. Me

    12/08/2015 at 8:46 am

    Over all Fallout 4 has been a fantastic experience for me on my Xb1. I am still playing my first character and trying to get every perk in the game. Though I didn’t read about great builds and did it the hard way ;) I do have 2 bugs that I can’t fix though.

    1. Kill some ghouls at Croup Manor (institute quest). I go there and there are dead ghouls bodies all around. But the ghouls for the quest never proc. I tried removing the defenses As I imagined they were killing the quest ghouls. I then cleared all the dead ghoul bodies. Still no luck. Always ghoul bodies there every time I go. I eventually realized the game is repopulating the same dead ghouls each time. No matter how many times I clean it up. I will try removing the walls I built, as one of the ghouls seems stuck in the floor/ceiling/outside the building. I have removed the walls and put them back. Maybe if I permanently remove them it won’t lock the dead body there? I even killed a bunch of named ghouls at the house near the docks that always spawns some fight. But the quest doesn’t seem to load properly at the manor. It tracks there, I run around the area, I follow the arrow, but then it disappears when I walk up to the manor. And there are never any ghouls to kill for the quest. Just the ones I killed the first time I was there and claimed the place. And they are always in the exact spot , I originally killed them.

    It is kind of annoying as I did the main quest (not knowing it would eliminate half the available repeatable quest), and now the minutemen and the institute are my only quest sources. And after the main quest is seems both factions make me wait to do the repeatable quest. Which makes gaining exp slow.

    2. My silver shroud armor seems to have disappeared. For the longest time it couldn’t be put away or removed from my inventory. Now that the later quest and upgrades are available, I can’t find the armor. The guy says I need my armor. It isn’t in my safe, where I put all the stuff I will need later. It’s not in my workbench. It’s not at any of the merchants I sell to (assuming you can store/sell after main aspect of quest). I always use the same merchants in case I mistakenly sell something I want. It shouldn’t of been able to accidentally be put in a safe/container you open in the field. I just can’t find it. It is a special item and as far as I know can’t be broken down at a work bench. So I have no idea where my Silver Shroud armor can be.

    In both instances the NPC’s who give the quest, have no way to reset/give me new quest items. I hope in the next patch Bethsaida puts a command for all consoles/computer, so that we can reset a quest. That way it restarts it and we can proceed from there.

    Thankfully for me I still enjoy the game. But these bugs can be irritating. Especially since the quest never leaves the log and constantly reminds me I am still not able to finish the quest.

    • me123

      12/16/2015 at 2:21 am

      Did you kill the ghouls in the basement? There are I think 4 down there might be the issue.

  71. Tim Parkes

    12/09/2015 at 6:14 pm

    The invisible Pipboy seems to be a recreatable problem. If you are wearing any chameleon armour or using a stealth bioy or power armour that has a stealthboy in the torso then when crouched and in stealth the pipboy becomes unusable, either invisible or an exceptionally bright white screen. But this only happens for me when in stealth and invisible.

    • Loonatick

      12/17/2015 at 12:47 am

      Same here with chameleon armor. Seems to only go invisible on me when I’m getting the crap knocked out of me and want to eat a quick snack of potted meat and Chase it down with a blood pack

  72. Hannah

    12/12/2015 at 6:26 pm

    So my housemates and I have been playing fallout on the ps4. After I made a character today, none of the other characters show up in the load screen! If you look at all saves you can go a bit farther back still and load, but not all the games are there. Any ideas? My roomies are going to be pissed if I somehow deleted their games.

  73. sb80Steve

    12/15/2015 at 12:05 pm

    Hi Adam. Thanks for sharing this info. I had a problem with mouse lag. The game was unplayable. I followed your advice and changed the “iPresentInterval=1 to iPresentInterval=0” files. Now, this fixed the mouse lag. It plays beautifully, however, as a result when I try to lock pick the A & D keys which turn the locks are now insanely sensitive to the extent that it is impossible to lock pick. Please help! This must be because of the change I did to the ini files. Please help. I’m a PC novice. Thanks in advance.

  74. Adrian

    12/15/2015 at 2:43 pm

    I have a different bug on the same mission and really need some help. I failed to convince the minutemen to leave peacefully and was given the objective “Eliminate Opposition”. After receiving this objective I ran inside without killing anyone. When I returned outside I found all of the minutemen dead but I still had the objective but no marker, and am now unable to complete the quest. Really could use some help :)

  75. Carlo

    12/16/2015 at 1:43 pm

    Hello, in the dangerous minds mission (pc) nick goes back to his office after speaking about the glowing sea. The quest still wants me to explore Kellogg’s memories and nick keep telling me to sit down in the memory lounger, but we are in his office. Anyone else experience this?

    • Loonatick

      12/17/2015 at 12:37 am

      Go to good neighbor with him. The memory lounge is there. Can’t remember the name of the place. It’s in the back of town looks kind of like a brothel on the outside

  76. Carlo

    12/17/2015 at 3:50 pm

    Loonatic nick won’t leave his office. I talk to him and all he says is sit down when you’re ready. No command come up when I talk to him

    • Loonatick

      12/17/2015 at 8:14 pm

      Is he your companion? Have you tried just fast traveling to good neighbor and go into the memory lounge.? It might just start off and he’ll appear. Hopefully

  77. Steveatucker

    12/18/2015 at 3:15 am

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  78. Jack

    12/22/2015 at 9:38 am

    Just in case you guys are updating this…with regards to the disappearing weapon fix, I’ve noticed that 1) it normally happens when your weapon aims down (like you’re pointing at a friend) and usually after looting something, so when I’m looting I just holster my weapon; and 2) if you switch to a scoped weapon and zoom in, the weapon will reappear when you zoom back out

  79. Leo

    12/23/2015 at 3:55 am


    Hi, i’m having a problem with nick in the quest Long Time Coming, basically i’ve killed the guy who was hiding in his vault, and now nicks just sat outside doing nothing, i try to talk to him but it gives me no dialogue option.


  80. Cannan

    12/23/2015 at 2:07 pm

    I was playing last night and when I woke up and turned on the game all of my guns are glitches… I canthink hoot them or even look at them. Can anyone help me?

  81. Richard

    12/24/2015 at 10:08 am

    This game is absolutely screwed. I can’t get a controller to work, the mouse feels like it’s being dragged through water when I open the pip boy, it crashes randomly, and even though I’m using a pretty high spec gaming machine, in half the battles I fight, the whole thing goes into meltdown due to memory issues. Bethesda make literally millions out of this, and from what I can see, there are thousands of people out there spending tons of hours trawling the web looking for solutions to what are schoolboy basics. Not our job people. I want to be playing the game, not assing about trying to make the thing work.

    If Bethesda had any dignity they would have sorted these problems before launching. It’s not the job of paying customers to beta test the f******g game!!!

  82. Alex

    12/24/2015 at 1:54 pm

    So I really didn’t have many problems with the game until today when I tried to launch it. The screen goes black and the game just crashes. WTF ?!

  83. Patrick

    12/24/2015 at 3:55 pm

    for anyone getting an error along the lines of “AppID not found” when attempting to run the installer on the disk. note the number that starts most of the files on the disk is the AppID, if the AppID value in the ‘setup.ini’ file does not match this you should change the ‘AppID’ value in the ‘setup.ini’ file to match that number. NOTICE: you will have to copy all the files to your computer first before you can make any changes.

    • Patrick

      12/26/2015 at 7:22 am

      worked to get rid of the error but it seems that later it may be better to change it back as steam seems to use the default value. As the disk is practically a activation key for steam it is likely better to install the game directly from steam(24GB) as there should be less risk of errors occurring than trying to use both the disk(5GB) and steam(19GB) though it means a bit more downloading.

  84. Tobias Jeilsø

    12/25/2015 at 8:04 pm

    i kinda wanna know how to fix. the bug were settlers auto trade u cause it sux not being able to talk with them

  85. Marcus

    12/25/2015 at 9:47 pm

    I but installed the game but the dialogue isn’t working unless I puss the game. Is anybody else he this problem?

    • Marcus

      12/25/2015 at 9:50 pm

      Pause, I meant to say when I pause the game.

  86. Chris

    12/26/2015 at 11:28 am

    I lose my pip boy on screen after I exit power armor. The only thing that will bring it back is to load a previous point that it was working at. Sometimes this would be several save points earlier. I have lost a lot of time and effort because of it. Any idea why this would be happening? I can use it while in the armor, but once I exit… it’s gone. So I either have to use the armor all the time, or not at all.

  87. Marcus

    12/26/2015 at 5:12 pm

    My game crashes every time I wake up from frozen sleep after Nora gets shot. I have tried everything to get past this part and still it crashes at the exact same spot and time every time. Anyone know a fix for this?

  88. brandon

    12/27/2015 at 1:03 am

    U guys are licky i cant evem seem to play my game runs fine up untill the menue as soon as i say start new game it throws out a black screen

  89. Jim

    12/28/2015 at 10:06 am

    I cant talk to people if i walk up to them and press A (Xbox 1) then nothing happens and they keep on going with there business. so i cant get/finish quests this is a big problem please someone help!!

  90. Maria

    12/29/2015 at 12:58 am

    Can some one please help my glytch I just finished the game with the brotherhood but I can fast travle or use a virtibird some one please help

  91. Sean

    01/02/2016 at 8:17 am

    Anyone else have this issue. “Miller Family Radio Signal”. Started generator after following Radio Signal, killed all bad guys etc.Door to bunker will not open before or after starting Generator. Breaker was Activated, you hear it running. I have not been able to get into it at all…. ever, not even once.

  92. Ryan

    01/04/2016 at 1:33 pm

    I got my game through steam, and as soon as I click play in the set-up menu, my entire computer starts glitching out and having the screen flashing black at a very rapid pace, and when I exit out of the game my screen brightness keeps fluctuating but not turning black, sometimes closing Fallout fixes the rest of my computer, but no matter what I do the actual game itself cannot be fixed. The mouse also lags a ton while I’m in the window, so combined with the screen problem it is impossible to even play the game. Someone please help me, I’m getting desperate.

  93. Ryan

    01/07/2016 at 8:53 pm

    Me and My dad both love and enjoy playing this game but we have been running into this same problem. WE CANNOT KILL ANYONE. But at the same time we cannot be killed by anything other than melee attacks. We both have beaten the game and since then we have encountered this problem. We’ve tried reloading saves, unplugging and restarting our Xbox Ones but and even starting over with new characters and yet as we progress in the game (as new characters) we still face this problem. If anyone knows what to do please HELP!

  94. lokie

    01/09/2016 at 7:25 am

    Hi, sorry for my english. Thank You for that “18 Common Fallout 4 Problems & How to Fix Them” – its very helpful.
    I have a problem with a quest: ” Last Voyage of the U.S.S. Constitution” and i stuck when I need to defend ship again before start engines and finish quest. I have killed all bandits and nothing happened. I try “resurrect” bandits again and still nothing. Can someone help me please

  95. victor

    01/09/2016 at 9:14 am

    i cannot make it work and don’t know why…basically i’m doing everything i’m supposed to do..but after i select :”start a new game” the game will start loading for a while with a green icon to the bottom right of the screen…then it just turns black and that’s it…anyone help?
    i cannot make it work and don’t know why…basically i’m doing everything i’m supposed to do..but after i select :”start a new game” the game will start loading for a while with a green icon to the bottom right of the screen…then it just turns black and that’s it…anyone help?

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      01/19/2016 at 10:40 am

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  97. Dacoda

    01/23/2016 at 1:20 pm

    Hey my pipboy screen is like full of water and I can’t figure out how to fix it, has anyone else had this problem??

  98. cptpoop

    01/25/2016 at 12:00 pm

    I need a fix for the invisible locks trying to read threw 102 reply’s and issuer is not fun for me

  99. Wade

    01/26/2016 at 6:26 pm

    Is there any fix so far for a bug that I’m facing where I’m in the middle of the quest the molecular level and wheneve I talk to Sturges it only wants me to trade with him and I can’t continue. And all other npcs it’s only having my character asking to trade and that’s it. And when I trade with any store owners it shows everything as being blank.

    • Joseph

      04/08/2016 at 1:30 pm

      This has happened to me before but it wasn’t during that quest, I fixed it by leaving the settlement and sleeping\waiting for a few ingame days

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    01/29/2016 at 11:26 pm

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  101. Steve

    01/31/2016 at 12:21 pm

    Fallout 4 on ps4 nuclear option found public works maintenance area get all the way to the instute but can’t get out of tunnel no jump button

  102. Bob Mackey

    02/02/2016 at 4:16 pm

    Patch 1.3 causes this on HD 4600 graphics. No problems before today, any help?

  103. Joe

    02/05/2016 at 7:26 pm

    In fo4 on the recent patch when I get out of the cryopod my character freezes and won’t move but I can access the menu and home fine do you have a fix? ;(

  104. xRL

    02/11/2016 at 2:47 am

    On PS4 I have a bug that crashes the game as soon as I hit the options button or the game autosaves. It behaves like this since I installed patch 1.3. Cannot play the game since. Tried reinstalling, deleting saves, starting new game and everything.
    Any help?

  105. Reace

    02/12/2016 at 3:41 pm

    After the new update for fallout I’m still having the problem where I’m still stuck in my power armour. How do I fix this

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  107. john

    02/19/2016 at 7:55 pm

    Xbox one, Start menu takes around 10 seconds to come up… very frustrating. Anyone know a solution?

  108. Kahn

    03/14/2016 at 6:34 pm

    For me, I can’t get any of the AI to respond to me. I want to give technical documents and blood samples but nariah or quinlin are responding. Pretty much no one in the pets wen helps me. Teagan or doctor li. Only person that responds is Danse… Lol

  109. luke

    03/16/2016 at 5:20 pm

    Hi I’m having a problem were my guy isnt shooting but when i hide my weapon he just pulls it out again and shoots once.After that i tried shooting but still it keeps auto shooting after i hide my weapon

  110. Dan bly

    03/18/2016 at 8:45 am

    Hi, I updated my fallout on the Xbox but since then the sound is playing up! I can’t hear anyone talking or shooting etc until I open my pipboy and then all of the sound unleashes at once! Help….

  111. Kobe

    03/25/2016 at 7:14 pm

    My fallout game is bugged and I’m on the mechanist and it’s not letting me beat the boss so idk what to do

  112. Yvette Olson

    03/27/2016 at 1:29 pm

    I’m stuck on Defend the Castle 3rd round. I’m the minuteman faction and the BOS won’t spawn anymore and I’m stuck at 80% on the mission. PlayStation 4. Any fixes??

  113. Bdog6784

    04/04/2016 at 12:12 pm

    In the xbox version, you use the d-pad to easily get to and se your favorited weapons, but the thing that shows up to choose your weapon isn’t showing up. Anyone know how to help?

  114. Joseph

    04/08/2016 at 1:24 pm

    I am having an issue with a settlement on ps4, I stored my crops and the food when to “0” but while in the workshop mode it shows the details of the food and the settlers will still farm these crops even though it says they are unassigned, it I try to move the invisible crops my game will crash, anybody have a way to fix this?

  115. Ekim

    04/09/2016 at 6:19 pm

    “Long Road Ahead” the companion quest with McCready. I have to find the executive terminal and he is suppose to give me Jacob’s password. I’ve gone to the place, found the terminal, waited, reloaded the game and tried several different fixes that have worked on other bugs and glitches… No luck I can’t unlock terminal and finish questline. Anyone else have this problem or know of a fix.

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  117. Aaron.H

    04/10/2016 at 1:06 pm

    I wish Bethesda would fix this bug/glitch on xbox one where at settlements bodies that wore already killed would go away but they don’t if you move the body after you load a save the body will return this is a Naga issue because their are so many good place you COULD build but you can’t and it’s not just one it’s many also you get horrible blood stains you can’t remove

  118. Bryan Silvera

    04/21/2016 at 12:08 pm

    I’m on the PS4 an I am stuck on level 25 an I don’t know how or if we can fix it …also my power armor has gone missing

  119. Bryan Silvera

    04/21/2016 at 12:18 pm

    Yo I’m on ps4 an my fallout 4 character is stuck on level 25 also my power armor has gone missing I don’t know if finding a new set of power armor had anything to do with it but if anyone knows a solution to these problems please reply

  120. Smellsbad (@_smellsbad_)

    04/23/2016 at 3:22 pm

    I have encountered an issue on PS4 where the the Fire Support quest at Cambridge Police Station is stuck. I don’t have previous saves before realising it was “stuck”. Guess because it’s on the PS4 I am out of luck.

  121. Smellsbad (@_smellsbad_)

    04/23/2016 at 6:02 pm

    And I picked up the Wasteland Workshop DLC for PS4 and it’s stuck on “Waiting to install”. Hard rebooted and manually downloaded as recommended by various posts, still DOA.

  122. Drake

    04/24/2016 at 10:23 am

    I’ve been trying so many times in Fallout 4 to get my guns back. I have no older saves since I started the game and I do not want to start again. But sadly starting again is my only choice now. I have been to all the websites that help on this.

  123. Kyle

    04/24/2016 at 10:13 pm

    So, im replaying the game with the institute faction and ever since the patch, i cant do the Mankind Redefined mission. I would absolutely hate to have to revert to a previous save because the last save i had was exactly 8.5 hours ago. I am on the Xbox One, so I cant use console commands to fix it. Please help me with this or fix this bug asap. Thanks.

  124. Sarah

    04/25/2016 at 12:49 pm

    So my health bar is completely red (due to rads) and well….I autosaved the game. Now everytime the game loads I die instantly…… EVERY TIME. Is there a fix for this????

  125. patrick

    04/27/2016 at 11:43 pm

    I love this game but HATE it with a f–kin passion too. I’ve tried everything listed and then some and it freezes and crashes at least 4 or 5 times in an hour. I restarted it. I reinstalled it. Nothing worked. F–k Bethesda

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    05/15/2016 at 7:12 am

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  127. Judithgarnold

    05/15/2016 at 7:17 am

    I ᴊᴜsᴛ ɢᴏᴛ ᴘᴀɪᴅ 6784USD ᴡᴏʀᴋɪɴɢ ᴏғғ ᴍʏ ʟᴀᴘᴛᴏᴘ ᴛʜɪs ᴍᴏɴᴛʜ. Aɴᴅ ɪғ ʏᴏᴜ ᴛʜɪɴᴋ ᴛʜᴀᴛ’s ᴄᴏᴏʟ, ᴍʏ ᴅɪᴠᴏʀᴄᴇᴅ ғʀɪᴇɴᴅ ʜᴀs ᴛᴡɪɴ ᴛᴏᴅᴅʟᴇʀs ᴀɴᴅ ᴍᴀᴅᴇ ᴏᴠᴇʀ $9ᴋ ʜᴇʀ ғɪʀsᴛ ᴍᴏɴᴛʜ. Iᴛ ғᴇᴇʟs sᴏ ɢᴏᴏᴅ ᴍᴀᴋɪɴɢ sᴏ ᴍᴜᴄʜ ᴍᴏɴᴇʏ ᴡʜᴇɴ ᴏᴛʜᴇʀ ᴘᴇᴏᴘʟᴇ ʜᴀᴠᴇ ᴛᴏ ᴡᴏʀᴋ ғᴏʀ sᴏ ᴍᴜᴄʜ ʟᴇss.
    Tʜɪs ɪs ᴡʜᴀᴛ I ᴅᴏ ….. See More

  128. Brayden

    05/21/2016 at 11:19 am

    Thank you so much …now I can play my far harbor

  129. Tina Waitland

    05/21/2016 at 9:14 pm

    I have it on PS4. Played it last night. Today when you go to start up the game it says an error has occurred and it has a loading bar with pause icon where start should be. Any fixes please.

  130. JW

    05/22/2016 at 6:41 am

    Hi, all – I think I’ve unfortunately found a bug. I’m playing Far Harbor and noticed that a few Ruthless Trappers were impervious to my weapons. I can crack them over the heads with the butt of a rifle if necessary, multiple hits later he will finally die.

    Now I’m trying to defend Uncle Ken for Mitch. I’ve put up all sorts of defenses. Ada and Ken can shoot the trappers, as can the turrets, but my guns just don’t work on them. Again, I can bang each one of them with a rifle but it takes forever and so far the quest isn’t showing any signs of completion.

    I’m going to reload and move on to another quest for now but any reco to fix would be appreciated. I’m playing on PS4 and have reloaded the game and the console a few times.

  131. George

    06/01/2016 at 3:02 pm

    So my issue is that I still have the far harbour dlc but it’s lost all progress of the quests I’ve completed for it. Is there any fix for this? I’ve followed the steps above.

  132. Daniel

    06/02/2016 at 5:56 am

    I am unable to build homes for my settlements the home option is gone.

  133. Adrian

    06/03/2016 at 6:21 pm

    Im unable to talk to talk to my companion or any of the people

  134. Eric M Wrightson

    06/07/2016 at 4:13 pm

    Anyone know why structures isn’t appearing in my workshop menu? I loaded some mods, disabled some of them, but for some reason structures isn’t on the menu and the menu loads at power

    • Bill

      06/10/2016 at 2:45 pm

      I’m missing my workshop Furniture folder. What causes it is not uninstalling a mod from its holotape uninstall file. I’m trying to find a way of getting my furniture folder back, if I do maybe it will help you out also.

  135. Dom

    06/27/2016 at 7:35 pm

    I can’t build with wood or metal in workshop why plz help me

    • Sean

      06/30/2016 at 3:36 pm

      I do know if you do not have any wood or metal in your bench or you do not have enough for what is required, it will not let you. That is the only think I can think of.

  136. Flipper

    07/03/2016 at 8:07 am

    Hey, sorry if this was mentioned in the solutions but I have a problem. My resolution is 1600 x 1200. There is no option for this in the Options menu when you first start up the game so I just went full screen. When the game launched and I came to the main menu, the start game, load, options were all out of sync with the green background (Picture:

  137. Adam Renaut

    07/10/2016 at 5:22 pm

    The menu won’t load at all! Keeps coming up saying disc not read???? What’s going on and what should I do??????

  138. Mahoro

    07/14/2016 at 3:47 am

    I know this from 4 or 5 months ago but the quest taking indepence, This has not been fixed and i ran into this problem a week ago. ive done hours of trying things online and nothing. and it sucks cause i have days into this save and i just then wanted to do the quests for minutemen =\

    During “Taking Independence,” fixed an issue that would prevent the radio transmitter from powering up

  139. Kitty

    07/15/2016 at 2:11 am

    With my game on Xbox one whenever I try to launch the game it just closes and replies with ” fallout 4 needs to finish installing or show “ready to start” before you can launch it. (0x80270300) but thing is it isn’t even installing or updating at all. I know there has been a recen update but it’s isn’t updating like usual and I have had the game since 2015 and played it since then, if anybody had anything obvious I should do that would be great.

  140. Dallas

    07/17/2016 at 3:37 pm

    Ok so im on playstation 4 and the newest add-on packs nuka world and vauilt tech workshop arn’t shoing up to download in the plastation store i’ve tried all the above fixes and thy arn’t working. The add ons are showing up as not downloaded in the extra contnent screen of my game but i can’t find them to download off th playstation store.

  141. Harley Williams

    08/18/2016 at 5:45 pm

    Ok I need help I kinda accidently stole something in bunker hill they hate me now I’m doing a mission for the freedom thingy n they always shoot me now I can’t load to before all that so what can I do

  142. Brady Morris

    09/19/2016 at 7:28 pm

    I am doing a quest for shank from world, securing Warwick homestead down by Quincy ruins. You’re supposed to go there and kill everyone and then set up your gangs flag and the mission completes. I’ve never had an issue w something like this until now. One of the name settlers at this settlement is underground so I can’t kill her and that means the mission can’t be completed. I can hear her talk and see where she is at under the ground because of the red arrow above her name but I have no idea what to do about this and I’ve went back to and spoke to shank in hopes he would let me pick a different spot to raid or anything like that but no. I’m stuck w this one right now. If anyone has any helps or tips about this problem because contact me at my email and send your soloution if you have come across this and know what to do already. That would be a huge thank you and greatly appreciated. My email is [email protected] please contact me!

  143. Tradgedy

    10/03/2016 at 5:30 am

    I’m sorry I read a lot of this but couldn’t finish. How ever this last guy Brady’s question might be similar to the settlement protection quest problem from the original post. I have found on multiple ocasions an enemy will fall or pass through an object only to remain out of reach for completion. In every instance I would have to first shoot an unsnipered gun at different surfaces until they show up on the compass then try to pinpoint there location..there may be instances where this won’t work but every time I’ve tried they weren’t too far in the object. Shooting then will not work (because they are behind or inside an object. I have once got a missile to work, Often granades are not enough. But I have left a bunch of mines and traveled around the area for a bit went they exploded randomly some as quick as 5 mins but up to 2 hours so far. Sometimes placing the mines and waiting or sleeping helps. Again I don’t know if this has been said

  144. Baycitylee123

    11/29/2016 at 8:40 pm

    I’m on an xbox 1 and I just saved the nordhegan beach settlement and went around deconstructing stuff. I don’t know why but I try to save by hitting start and it shows the quick save and the save darkened out and I can’t use them. I try to use my pipboy but the b button doesn’t work BUT it’s not my controller cause I can still turn on the pipboy glow. I can’t use vats. Other wise the game is running normally with a good connection and no lag. I have mods but I do not know how they could be interfering with the game cause the only ones I have are 100% safe and mostly exploration mods (with exception to a jet pack mod and a .223 pistol mod). Please Help! My electric bill is going to go through the roof if I can save it. (The last save I did was 2 hours previous and I’m hoping there is an easy solution).

  145. sebastian

    03/02/2017 at 5:25 pm

    hi i desperately need help. I have a problem . when i start my fallout 4 it loads up to the menu screen like normal but when i start a new game ,the minute i start it,all the world becomes all glitch and everything because it all like missing textures.literly i cant see anything because the missing textures get in the way.

    *have updated my nvidia driver
    *dont have mods installed
    *reinstalled the games 7 times and i did delete all the fallout files in my “document” and “steam folder” before re-installing it
    *yes my pc can run the game ,i have higher specs than all the minium requrements
    *i have direct x 11

  146. Jayden

    03/15/2017 at 5:47 am

    I’m having trouble with the VATS im playing on very easy difficulty and i have mods installed and whenever i use VATS the game freezes, can anyone help me or give me advice on how to fix this

    • Jayden

      03/15/2017 at 5:50 am

      I’m on XB1 by the way

  147. Aaron Eckhart

    04/28/2017 at 9:05 am

    Q: How to make this article readable (PC, Mac)?
    A1: Zoom Out to decrease overall scaling
    A2: Override some CSS styles for this site to make article wider and headers smallers.

  148. Daylon Pyrell

    05/16/2017 at 1:14 pm

    “What to Do If Fallout 4 DLC Isn’t Showing Up”

    Tried it all, nothing worked.

    I had about a dozen mods installed, CBBE, A Touch of Green, Retextured Chems, Better Ammo Boxes… mainly aesthetic stuff. No weapon or armor mods. Then suddenly, I can no longer assign settlers to anything. Disabled all mods, rolled back to an early save… no joy.

    Started a completely new game with no mods and now my DLC won’t load. =/

    Now to do a complete clean install. *sigh* Then grind my way back to level 180 again.

    Somebody shoot me.

  149. Maddash

    05/17/2017 at 8:34 pm

    I Recently completed the quest Nuclear Option with the Brotherhood of Steel, when my character teleported out he was permanently glowing blue. I don’t know how to fix this i tried reloading my save, fast travel, and exiting my power armor. Please help!

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  151. gman

    04/16/2019 at 8:53 am

    “Your solution to 40 Fallout problems on Console: Power Cycle”
    Wow. Who knew. Thanks?

  152. Elizebeth

    09/07/2019 at 12:42 am

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