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Fix: Stardew Valley not opening / launching on Windows 10


To fix Stardew Valley failure to open/launch on Windows 10 you have to install and update some pre-requisite components.


These components are needed to run the game especially on Windows 10 namely .net frameworks, xna frameworks, direct x, etc.

I have compiled the redist pack into an archive which can be downloaded below.

Stardew Valley Fix for Windows 10

  • Download and extract the redist pack on a folder.
  • Open the folder, _Redist upon extraction, and install all the setup files in the folder.
  • Run the dxwebsetup.exe (DirectX web setup which requires internet connection) will install the update direct x component for the graphics requirements of Stardew Valley, next the oalinst.exe, followed by vcredist_x86 setup (Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package) and lastly the xnafx40_redist setup.
  • Once done, reboot your computer and relaunch Stardew Valley and see if that fixes the issue.

Download Redist Pack


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