What is the error code 9 and how do I fix it?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

Error code 9 dayz is an error code that can occur when playing the game DayZ. This error code can occur for a number of reasons, but the most common reason is that the game files are corrupt or missing. This error code can also occur if the game is not compatible with your computer system.

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1. Restart the game

-Delete the "dayz.exe" file from your "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\DayZ" folder -Replace the "dayz.exe" file with the latest version from http://media.steampowered.com/apps/440/files/dayz-a3-beta-v0.61.1-update-1.zip -Launch the game and wait for the startup message -Press "R" to start the game in the main menu

2. Check for updates

2.Click on the "Settings" button 3.Select " Updates " 4.Check for updates and install any that are available 5.Play the game

3. Verify the game files

  1. Locate the "DayZ_Data" folder in the game installation folder.
  2. Verify that the game files are present and have not been deleted.
  3. If the game files are not present, Restore the game files from a backup.
  4. Clean the game cache.
  5. Verify the game settings.
  6. Verify the game files.
  7. Verify the game settings.
  8. Verify the game files.
  9. If necessary, Repair the game files.

If the answers above didn't work then you should also try:

  1. Delete the "DayZ" folder in the "My Documents" directory.
  2. Reinstall the game.