We all love games and we all love Steam. Every once in a while, we receive errors that drive us crazy such as the Failed to start game with shared content. Please update these games first:
This stupid “failed to start game with shared content. Please update these games first:” error can happen for any number of games. Often times, you’ll find this associated with the Call of Duty series. I most recently had this happen with Advanced Warfare.
The fix that works for me every time is to verify the integrity of the game cache:
This DirectX encountered an unrecoverable error fix for Call of Duty Advanced Warfare and Ghosts is really more of a workaround than a true fix, but it will make this game completely playable.
I’m certain there isn’t anyone reading this that’s uninitiated with the DirectX encountered an unrecoverable error, but as a quick overview this error fires on compatible machines with compatible software and completely prevents these titles from opening. The “DirectX encountered an unrecoverable error” is a bug. An annoying bug.
If you’re like me, the above error brings pain and frustration. I first want to isolate … Read More