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How to Fix Missing Textures in Garry’s Mod (Gmod)

How to Fix Missing Textures in Garry’s Mod (Gmod)
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Garry’s Mod is a physics-based sandbox game where players can make their own game within it with their set of rules and objectives. However, when players try to create something, they often find most of the textures missing. And basic troubleshooting like restarting or re-installing the game doesn’t fix it. As a result, players look for details on how to fix missing textures in Garry’s Mod

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In this guide, we will explain the leading cause of the missing texture issue in Garry’s Mod while sharing a working fix you can apply to resolve the said issue. 

What Causes Missing Texture Issues in Garry’s Mod

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Garry’s Mod is built on Half-Life 2’s Source engine. And many of its assets do not auto-download when you install the game via Steam. So long story short, you get the missing texture issue in Garry’s Mod because it is missing some required addons, CSS Texture files, and others.

How to Fix Missing Textures in Garry’s Mod

You can fix the missing textures issue in Garry’s Mod by downloading the missing texture files and moving them to the addon folder inside the game’s local files. 

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Here are the steps you can follow to fix the missing texture issue in Garry’s Mod:

  • Download the missing CSS Texture file using this link.
  • Extract the folder. 
  • Open the extracted folder and copy the folder found inside it. 
  • Now, go to Steam > Library.
  • Search for Garry’s Mod, right-click on it, and select the Manage option.
  • Select “Browse local files.”
  • Next, open the “garrysmod” folder and then the addon folder. 
  • Paste the copied file. 
  • Run Garry’s Mode

This should fix the missing texture issue in Garry’s Mod

That concludes our guide on how to fix the missing texture issue in Garry’s Mod. 

Garry’s Mod is available via Steam on PC, macOS, and Linux. 

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