How to Fix Securom Failed to Initialize Error in NBA 2K12
If you are a fan of NBA 2K12, you might have encountered a frustrating error message when trying to launch the game: \"Securom failed to initialize\". This error usually occurs when there is a problem with the Securom copy protection system that prevents the game from running properly. Fortunately, there are some possible solutions that you can try to fix this error and enjoy your game.
Here are some of the steps that you can follow to fix Securom failed to initialize error in NBA 2K12:
Update your graphic driver. Sometimes, an outdated or incompatible graphic driver can cause Securom errors. To update your graphic driver, you can follow these steps[^1^]:
Click on start button and go to control panel on the right column.
Change the view by (from windows explorer) to large icons or small icons.
Double Click on Device Manager.
Expand Display Adapter, double click on the available entry.
Click the tab Driver, click Update Driver.
Note: You can also update the display card driver from the computer manufacturer website as well.
Clean boot your computer. A clean boot will start Windows by using a minimal set of drivers and start up programs. This will help eliminate software conflicts that could interfere with Securom. To perform a clean boot, you can follow these steps[^2^]:
Click Start, type msconfig in the Start Search box, and then press Enter.
On the General tab, click Selective Startup.
Under Selective Startup, clear the Load Startup Items check box.
Click the Services tab, click to select the Hide All Microsoft Services check box, and then click Disable All.
Click OK, and then click Restart.
Note: After troubleshooting, you can revert to normal startup by following the same steps and selecting Normal Startup on the General tab.
Uninstall and reinstall NBA 2K12. Sometimes, a corrupted or incomplete installation of NBA 2K12 can cause Securom errors. To uninstall and reinstall NBA 2K12, you can follow these steps:
Click Start, type Programs and Features in the Start Search box, and then press Enter.
Locate NBA 2K12 in the list of installed programs, and then click Uninstall.
Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the uninstallation process.
Insert the NBA 2K12 disc into your DVD drive, or download the game from a legitimate source if you purchased it online.
Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation process.
Hopefully, one of these solutions will help you fix Securom failed to initialize error in NBA 2K12. If none of them work, you can also contact Securom support[^3^] or NBA 2K12 support for further assistance. Enjoy your game!