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How do you fix common Final Fantasy error codes?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

One of the most common error codes in Final Fantasy is the "white screen of death." This error code occurs when the game crashes and the screen turns white. There are a variety of reasons why this error code occurs, but the most common reason is because of a corrupt game file. Other reasons include hardware issues, such as a bad graphics card, and software issues, such as a conflict with another program.

Some users might also have success with the following opitons:

  1. Ff7_opengl.dll not found:
  2. -Reinstall Final Fantasy 7
  3. -Update your graphics drivers
  4. -Copy the ff7_opengl.dll file from another computer
  5. Cloud not save game:
  6. -Check for corruption by running ff7 in Windows 95/98 compatibility mode
  7. -Delete the ff7config.cfg file and try again
  8. -Copy your save file to another location and try loading it from there
  9. Black screen when starting game:
  10. -Update your graphics drivers
  11. -Copy the ff7_opengl.dll file from another computer
  12. -Delete the ff7config.cfg file and try again
  13. Game crashes when using certain spells:
  14. -Update your graphics drivers
  15. -Reinstall Final Fantasy 7
  16. -Delete the ff7config.cfg file and try again