RedM Crashes when Menu music starts playing

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RDR2 version? Full Steam version
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I boot up RedM and about 5 seconds after the menu music starts playing RedM crashes. Doesn’t matter if it is loading into a server or if I just let it idle on the home screen, every time the music kicks in the program crashes after about 5 seconds.

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Try to join any other server to see if it happens too. This crash looks very weird.

That’s the thing: I can’t join any servers cause the music starts playing before it’s done loading.

Up because I have the same crash issue. I launch RedM and after something like 30 seconds the game crash with the error (RDR2.exe +25F9D8D for the code and something with the INIT_BEFORE_MAP_LOADED item 31 on 43).

Tried absolulty everything, even disable all firewall and antivirus. Once I tried launching the real Red Dead and RedM after and it didn’t crash until I tried to join a server after several minutes but It only happenned once and when I retried I’ve got the error saying there already a Red Dead session running.

To help I’ve found out that there’s several people having this problem and they’re all on the virtual computer Shadow. But why “Invoking 0x67248ec3 INIT_BEFORE_MAP_LOADED init (31 out of 43)” should have anything to do with the fact that it’s a virtual machine?