Screen Flicker and Crashes

Game Version:



Hi, I have bought age of empires DE from steam and after i play it for a minute or let it on the menu screen for a while it flickers and then it crashes. See the image:


I am using an asus laptop x555la:
here is the specs:
Current Resolution: 1366 x 768
Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-4210U CPU @ 1.70GHz
Processor Speed: 2394 MHz
Processor Graphics in Use: Intel® HD Graphics 4400
Shader Version: 5.0
OpenGL* Version: 4.3
OpenCL* Version: 1.2

  • Microsoft DirectX* *
    Runtime Version: 12.0
    Hardware-Supported Version: 11.1

here is the error log from the event viewer:
Faulting application name: AoEDE_s.exe, version: 100.1.28529.0, time stamp: 0x5d64d41d
Faulting module name: VCRUNTIME140.dll, version: 14.10.25008.0, time stamp: 0x589abd8e
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x000000000000c459
Faulting process id: 0x670
Faulting application start time: 0x01d56f00f5dd205a
Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\AoEDE\AoEDE_s.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\VCRUNTIME140.dll
Report Id: 5fde71ca-c3b2-46cb-8a00-c84af15e273c
Faulting package full name:
Faulting package-relative application ID:

Reproduction Steps:

1… Open the game
2. play a game or let it be on the menu screen