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Halo Infinite Incompatible Operating System Fix

Here's everything you can do to fix the Halo Infinite Incompatible Operating System error.

Halo Infinite’s multiplayer beta has been released and it comes with its own set of bugs and issues. While some are known and being investigated, there are some others that aren’t yet widely known. For example, there’s the Halo Infinite Incompatible Operating System error that comes up and many players are searching for a way to fix this message. Let’s take a look at everything you can do.

How to Fix Halo Infinite Incompatible Operating System Error?

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How to Fix Halo Infinite Incompatible Operating System Error

This isn’t the first time this error is coming up. Players who have tried out the Halo Infinite Insider Flight also got this message. Here’s what to check  and do when you get the Halo Infinite Incompatible Operating System error:

Check your operating system

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The minimum system requirements for Halo Infinite are:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 RS5 x64
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 or Intel i5-4440
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD RX 570 or Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 50 GB available space

The Recommended system requirements for Halo Infinite are:

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  • OS: Windows 10 19H2 x64
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X or Intel i7-9700k
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Radeon RX 5700 XT or Nvidia RTX 2070
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 50 GB available space

As you can see there’s a very specific OS requirement mentioned:

  • OS: Windows 10 RS5 x64 (minimum)
  • OS: Windows 10 19H2 x64 (recommended)

Make sure to update your operating system to this particular version or above.

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Restart your PC

This is the tried and tested formula which works out in most cases. Simply shut down your PC, wait for some time and restart it. Launch Halo Infinite and check if the error message is still coming up.

Verify Steam Game Files

If you are playing Halo Infinite, verify the game files integrity and check and fix corrupted file issues:

  • Start Steam.
  • Find the game in your library.
  • Right-click on the game and click on Properties.
  • Find the Local Files tab.
  • Click on Verify Integrity of Game Files.
  • After the process is done, reload the game.

Run the Game as Admin

This is another general fix that may work out for this problem. Run Halo Infinite as administrator by right-clicking on the game’s icon and check if the issue persists.

Update your Drivers

Just to see if that’s what causing the issues, make sure your graphics drivers are updated to the latest version.

Uninstall and Reinstall Visual C++ Packages

It’s important to have the latest visual c++ packages that you can download from Microsoft here.

Disable Firewall or Antivirus Temporarily

Sometimes, your firewall and/or antivirus blocks your access to the game. If this is happening while trying to play Halo Infinite, then you need to temporarily disable them. You can also whitelist the game in your antivirus software.

Reinstall the Game

If all else fails, uninstall the game and reinstall it. An error might have occurred with the files while installing, so you can test if the problem continues even when you have reinstalled the game.

That’s basically everything you can do from your end to potentially fix the Halo Infinite Incompatible Operating System error. For more Halo Infinite coverage, don’t miss out on our latest guides!