Are you a PayDay 2 player? Have you ever encountered PayDay2 mods not working or PayDay 2 BLT not working? Do you know what prevents PayDay2 mods from working normally? Do you know how to get rid of this problem and use the game normally again? In this post, sahib.tv Software will show you the answers you want to know.
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PayDay 2 is a very popular Co-operative First-Person Shooter video game that was released in August of 2013. It supports mods and you can install mods on your game via the BLT mod manager. But many of you have reported that PayDay2 mods not working or PayDay 2 BLT not working.
To be specific, some can enter the game but the mods are not working. While, others can’t even launch the game when the mods are active.
Top Reasons for PayDay 2 Mods Not Working
Why are your PayDay2 mods not working? Here are some main reasons:
The Mods Files Are in a Wrong Location
There are two types of mods for PayDay 2: mods contain the “mods.txt” files that are used by the BLT mod manager to alter base-game XML files and mods don’t contain the “mods.txt” files. These two types of mods files are in different folders. However, if they are in the wrong location, PayDay2 mods not working or PayDay 2 BLT not working can easily happen.
VC Redist 2017 Is Missing or Corrupted
The Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable is necessary for the normal working of the game and the BLT mod manager. If this software is corrupted not installed on your computer, you will face issues when you want to implement the Mods like PayDay2 mods not working.
Method 1: Move the Mods Files to Their Right Locations
You can go to see whether the Mods files are in their right locations. If not, you can correct the mistake by moving the files to their right locations.
Right-click on the game shortcut and select Open file location.Open the mods folder and manually find & copy the mods files that without “mod.txt” files in the folders.Go back to the main directory and then paste these mods to the Assets>mod_overrides If there is no such a folder, you need to create one.Delete these mods files from the mods folder.
Method 2: Reinstall VC Redist 2017
The Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 file may be corrupted or missing from your computer, causing PayDay2 mods not working/PayDay 2 BLT not working. You can reinstall it and then check whether the issue disappears.
Click Start.Go to Settings > Apps > Apps & Features.Find the Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 file and click it. Then, click Uninstall. You need to repeat this step for all Visual C++ software.
After these steps, you can run your game to see whether the issue is solved.
Method 3: Replace Vanilla BLT with Super BLT
Go to the game installation folder and then delete the dll file and the mods/base folder.
Method 4: Disable Compatibility Configurations
You can also disable compatibility configurations to have a try:
Go to the game’s main installation folder and right-click on the main executable file.Select Properties and then click the CompatibilityUncheck Run this program in compatibility mode for.Select Apply.Click OK.
Now, you still need to repeat the above steps for steam and then check whether your issue is fixed.
In the installation folder, you can also run the .exe file to see whether the game can be launched.
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