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How to Fix Easy Anti-Cheat is Not Installed Error

Most multiplayer games have an anti-cheat service or more known as EAC which ensures that gamers could not cheat. This feature is a must and when it stops working, the game you would wish to play would not start and you would get an Easy Anti-Cheat is not installed error.

Launch Error Easy Anti-Cheat is not Installed

Easy Anti-Cheat, as mentioned earlier is used by most multiplayer games and some of them are Apex Legends, Fortnite, Brawlhalla, Elden Ring, Warhammer: Vermintide 2, Dead by Daylight, MultiVersus, Smite, New World, War Thunder, Lost Ark, Rust and Friday the 13th: The Game.

The Easy Anti-Cheat is Not Installed error usually happens whenever you try to launch a game and the Easy Anti-Cheat is not installed or it could be that it is being blocked by anti-virus software or it is corrupted.

What Causes This Error?

There are numerous reasons as to why the easy anti-cheat is not error is occurring and here are just some of them.

  • EAC is not installed. As mentioned earlier, if your Easy Anti-Cheat is not installed or missing, your game will not launch.
  • EAC installation files are corrupted or not working properly.
  • EAC service is disabled.
  • Insufficient administrative privileges. This feature would need administrative privileges for it to be able to monitor your system. Hence, if you do not provide sufficient administrative privileges, then, your EAC would not work which in return would lead to your game not launching.
  • EAC is blocked by your anti-virus software. Hence, it is suggested for you to temporarily disable your anti-virus program.

How to Fix Easy Anti-Cheat is Not Installed Error

Verify the Integrity of Game Files

One of the most common methods which usually fixes game issues is verifying the integrity of game files. Through this method, you would be able to identify if your EAC feature is missing or corrupted.

Epic Games Launcher

  • Open Epic Games Launcher
  • Select Library
  • Right click on your thumbnail of the game
  • Select manage
  • On the verify files section, click verify and wait for the process to be completed.

Game Files in Steam

  • Open Steam
  • Select Library
  • Right click on the game icon
  • Click on properties
  • Select Local Files tab
  • Click Verify integrity of game files and wait for the process to be completed

Repair or Reinstall Easy Anti-Cheat

  • Open Epic Games Launcher
  • Select Library
  • Right click on the thumbnail of your preferred game
  • Select Manage
  • Click on the file icon
  • Go to Easy Anti-Cheat installation folder which you would find in the installation folder of your game.
  • Right click EasyAntiCheat_Setup.exe
  • Select Properties
  • Select Compatibility tab
  • Check Run this program as an administrator box
  • Click Apply
  • Click OK
  • Double click EasyAntiCheat_Setup.exe
  • Click Repair Service or click uninstall
  • Click install Easy Anti-Cheat
  • Click Finish

Repair/Reinstall Easy Anti-Cheat for Steam Game

  • Open steam and select library
  • Right click on the game icon
  • Select Manage
  • Click Browse local files
  • Access EasyAntiCheat folder
  • Right click EasyAntiCheat_Setup.exe
  • Select Properties
  • Select Compatibility tab
  • Check run this program as an administrator box
  • Click Apply
  • Haga clic en Ok
  • Double click EasyAntiCheat_Setup.exe
  • Run it
  • Click Repair Service or click uninstall
  • Click Install Easy Anti-cheat
  • Click Finish

Enable EasyAntiCheat Service

  • Press Windows + R
  • On the Run dialog box, type services.msc
  • Click OK
  • Right click the EasyAntiCheat service
  • Select properties
  • Open Startup type drop down menu
  • Select Manual
  • Click Apply
  • Haga clic en Ok
  • Restart your PC

Install Visual C++ Redistributable

  • On your web browser, navigate to Visual C++ Redistributable download page
  • Under Visual Studio 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2022, click download links for vc_redist.x86.exe and vc_redist.x64.exe.
  • Navigate to Downloads folder
  • Run vc_redist.x86.exe
  • Agree to terms and conditions
  • Click Install
  • Click Close
  • Run vc_redist.x64.exe
  • Agree to terms and conditions
  • Click install
  • Click Close as soon as installation is completed

Conclusión

We hope that through this article, you were able to find useful information on how to fix easy anti-cheat is not installed error.

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