Fix DOOM Eternal Errors and Bugs (“You do not have permission to access this content”, Missing Vulkan-1.dll, “No Physical Device”, “Failed To Allocate Video Memory”)

March 22, 2020 By Harsh Clif
Fix DOOM Eternal Errors and Bugs

Doom Eternal is out and players are having a good time in hell. However, certain errors have emerged with the game that’s preventing some users from enjoying the game. In this post, we will help you resolve the following errors:

  1. “You do not have permission to access this content”
  2. Missing Vulkan-1.dll
  3. “No Physical Device”, or “Failed To Allocate Video Memory”

Besides the above errors, you can read our other DOOM Eternal error guides that resolve the performance problems with the game, audio problem with DOOM Eternal, and the Content still pending install, please wait” Error. Follow the link to read them.

If you are still unaware, Nvidia and Radeon have released a driver update one day prior to the release of the game. The update has a wide range of hotfix for the DOOM video game. So, if you have not updated the video card driver, do it first as its effectiveness in solving a lot of performance problems with the game.

Let’s discuss the errors.

Fix Error “You do not have permission to access this content.”

A lot of users have been unable to play the game due to a permission issue. They are met with the error message “You do not have permission to access this content.” The fix for this problem is pretty straightforward and has worked for a number of users.

To fix the problem, first, check your Add-Ons and ensure that the DOOM Eternal Campaign is downloaded and installed. If you don’t see install next to the add-ons, click on the game to download.

If you are still unable to access the game and the error message appears, follow the below steps to resolve the error.

  1. From the Home Screen of your PS4, go to Settings > Account Management > click on Restore Licenses
  2. Save the changes when done by clicking OK.

This should solve your problem, now try playing the game and the error should have disappeared.

Fix Missing Vulkan-1.dll in DOOM Eternal

The Vulkan-1.dll is related to the Vulkan Graphics API used by the game DOOM. The error Missing Vulkan-1.dll can be caused due to a bunch of reasons such as missing or deleted vulkan-1.dll, a faulty application, damage to the registry, and presence of malicious software on the PC that targets the particular .dll file.

You can fix the problem by updating your GPU and if the problem persists, download the Vulkan-1.dll and install it separately. A simple Google search will present you with a bunch of websites to download the file.

Fix “No Physical Device”, or “Failed To Allocate Video Memory” Error

This error is usually encountered by PC users who try to play the game on a laptop. Besides the “No Physical Device”, or “Failed To Allocate Video Memory” Error, there are quite a number of other issues laptop users have been facing with the game since day one. If you face the problem, the fix is pretty simple. Update the driver to the latest version released on 19th March for both AMD and Nvidia graphics card users. You can also try the fixes on this post if you are encountering crashing or stuttering problems with DOOM Eternal.

If updating the GPU did not resolve the error, try disabling the integrated GPU (Intel GPU for most users) and use your dedicated GPU. Here are the steps to accomplish it.

  1. Press Windows + X and click on Device Manager
  2. Expand Display adapters and right-click on dedicated / Intel HD Graphics
Disable integrated GPU
  • Select Disable device.

Now try playing the game.

The above fixes can successfully resolve the three DOOM Eternal errors and bugs you have been facing with the game. If you face some other error that we have not covered in any of our guides, please comment and I will try to provide a resolution to your problem ASAP. Also, comment on what worked for you or if you wish to share a fix with fellow gamers.

TIP: If none of the Methods have resolved the issue for you, we recommend using CCleaner which can reduce errors & crashes, besides speeding up the system.