If you often encounter a message from RivatunerStatisticsServer, MSI AfterBurner, Direct3D9, etc. stating Some system components cannot be hooked right now, It is strongly recommended to restart the application then this post may help you. In short, this error prevents the user from monitoring the performance of different hardware components. With this error, one cannot observe the performances of RAM, GPU, or CPU on the MSI Afterburner. The issue is related to the RivatunerStatisticsServer and has been plaguing users for quite some time. In this post, we will share how you can fix the problem.
What is the Rivatuner Statistics Server?
What is the Rivatuner Statistics Server is a well-known FPS limiter. With this small utility, one can monitor frame rates and limit FPS with ease. It is also one of the best top-performance video capturing servers for a majority of graphic cards.
The Rivatuner Statistics Server also enables the user to monitor and overclock the NVIDIA graphics card. That plays a significant role in PC gaming.
Some system components cannot be hooked right now
Though the popping up of this message can be frustrating, there are some ways to resolve the problem. Take a look at the methods you can use to fix the error
- Restart Application
- Reinstall or Update Software
- Rollback recent Windows Update
You will need admin permission to resolve this
1] Restart Application
One of the simplest ways to resolve the RivatunerStatisticsServer error is to restart the application. By restarting the application, you are basically resetting the checking sequences associated with it. That way, it can fix the error. Moreover, if there has been any new hardware installation, restarting will help.
Restarting the application will reset it, ensuring that the error is resolved. Keep in mind that closing the application by clicking on the top-right corner will simply minimize it. That is not the way to restart it. However, to restart, you must use the Task Manager.
- Use Control + Shift + Esc to launch the Task Manager
- Locate the RivatunerStatisticsServer (RTSS.exe) in the Processes list
- Right-click on it and select End Task
- Launch the application again from the Start Menu application list and check if the issue still exists.
2] Reinstall or Update Software from which you are getting this error
In some cases, files fail to be downloaded fully while the application gets installed. However, this is one of the rare reasons contributing to this problem. Still, this might lead to an error. Thus, you need to re-install the application and make sure that the files are downloaded completely.
Moreover, installing the recent version is relatively easy. You need to click on the link to the latest version. After that, you must download the application. Make sure that you first uninstall the application, and then install it again.
You will need to uninstall the RivaTuner app which you can find in Settings > Apps.
Another way to resolve this error is to update the software. Keep in mind that the developers may have recently fixed the issue. You need to install the latest MSI Afterburn to get rid of this problem. Since RivaTuner and MSI Afterburner are integrated, it may help.
3] Rollback recent Windows Update
Windows updates are an excellent way to remove bugs and glitches from the system. That is the main reason why people seem eager to install the latest updates on their PC. However, there is a downside to this too. Windows updates can interfere with the working of different applications.
One such application that can be affected is the MSI Afterburner. Several users have reported this error after installing the latest Windows update. Here, the only solution is to delete the latest update. You need to revert the changes you have made to the system. Undoing them will help in resolving the error.
- Open Windows Settings using Win + I
- Navigate to Windows Update > Update History
- Scroll to the end to locate Uninstall updates settings.
- Click to open and then find out the most recent update
- Select and then choose to uninstall.
Ensure you do not do this for any of the old updates, but only for the recent ones after which the problem started happening.
MSI Afterburner and Rivatuner Statistics Server is an excellent combination to monitor the performances of hardware pieces. That is why you must assess why the “Some System Components Cannot be Hooked Right Now” error keeps popping up. Luckily, there are multiple ways to handle the problem.
Does MSI Afterburner need RivaTuner?
It is true that RivaTuner is integrated with MSI Afterburner. But, MSI Afterburner does not need RivaTuner for functioning. RivaTuner is a freeware overclocking and hardware monitoring program for Nvidia video cards.
Does RivaTuner reduce FPS?
RivaTuner offers FPS capping, thus reducing FPS. Moreover, it also enhances CPU usage. It is essential to note that the impact it has on FPS is not much, it is instead 5-10%.
How do I show FPS on RivaTuner?
In order to show FPS on RivaTuner, you need to use the Standalone Rivatuner Statistics Server. There, you must enable the “Show own statistics” settings. This will lead to the on-screen display of FPS. You can then move it anywhere you want on the screen with ease.