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Support for The Witcher


The community is also a great place to check out. Try these places for help from other users:


Issues and fixes


Please review the Third-Party Game Support topic to determine whether your question should be directed to the game developer or to Steam Support. Sending a support request to the wrong party may result in a delay in processing your request.


Retail CD-Keys for this game cannot be registered through Steam. If you wish to create a shortcut to this game under the Library tab, instructions can be found here:

Adding non-Steam games to the Library tab


Secondary Installers

If you're encountering issues when launching or playing The Witcher, make sure everything installed correctly.

Aside from verifying your game cache and checking your connection with Steam, you may also need to manually run secondary installers required by this game.

Exit Steam entirely.

Browse to your The Witcher installation folder (Usually C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\the witcher enhanced edition\)

Run the following installers:

  • ...\Steam\steamapps\common\the witcher enhanced edition\VCRedist\vcredist_x86.exe
  • ...\Steam\steamapps\common\the witcher enhanced edition\DirectX\DXSETUP.exe

Reboot your computer and test the issue again. If the issue persists, contact The Witcher support.


Upgrade to the Director's Cut

For users who purchased this game prior to August 2009, you can now upgrade your game to the Director's Cut Update. This update is already included for all more recent purchases.


Enhanced Edition Bonus Content

The Enhanced Edition content is downloaded with the game. It is located in The Witcher's installation folder, which by default is C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\the witcher enhanced edition\. If you installed Steam to a different location, you will need to navigate there.

  • Music is located in:
    • Official Soundtrack: \Soundtracks\OST\
    • Music Inspired by The Witcher: \Soundtracks\Inspired by\
  • Making-of videos: \Making of Movies\
  • Official game guide: \WitcherEE Guide US.pdf
  • Map of The Witcher's world: \World Map.jpg


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