The reason why your Black Desert Online Steam Launcher is freezing before starting up is related to insufficient permissions on your Windows account. The solution to overcome the Black Desert Online Steam Launcher has stopped working issue and quick and easy.
- Download the file attached to this article.
- Place it in your C:\Program Files(x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\Black Desert Online directory. This path may vary depending on your initial Steam installation settings.
- Double click it (the bdo.bat file) to execute the Black Desert Online Steam Launcher with the appropriate permissions. Steam will still need to be running!
IMPORTANT: Make sure that you are not running the game from Steam, but by the bdo.bat file itself.
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