Can Fortnite be run on my PC?

[Solved] Fortnite won't start on PC | 2021 tips

Start the popular game Fortnite not, this can have various causes. But don't panic. In many circumstances, you can quickly fix the problem yourself. You will find several possible solutions in our article.

Try these solutions:

Here are 5 solutions for you. You don't need to try all possible solutions. Start with the first one until you find an effective one.

  1. Check your system requirements and your internet connection
  2. Run Epic Games Launcher as an administrator
  3. Update your device drivers
  4. Check and repair your Fortnite files
  5. Repair EasyAntiCheat on your PC
  6. Install the latest game patches from Fortnite
  7. Reinstall Fortnite

Solution 1: Check your system requirements and your internet connection

First, make sure that your computer meets the system requirements for playing Fortnite:

Then check your internet connection once. If this is disturbed, try restarting your router.

Then test if you can start Fortnite.


Solution 2: Run Epic Games Launcher as an administrator

This trick can work as a spell from time to time.

1) Right click on Epic Games Launcher and choose properties out.

2) In the tab compatibility, put a tick in front of it Run the program as administrator.

Then click on OK.

3) Restart Fortnite and test if Fortnite starts without errors.


Solution 3: Update your device drivers

Whenever any error occurs on your Windows system, consider your device drivers on your PC. Having the correct and latest device drivers play an important role in your computer's performance.

If you don't have the time or patience, as well as insufficient computer skills, we recommend that you go with it Driver Easy Update your device drivers.

Driver Easy recognizes your system automatically and finds correct drivers for it. You don't need to know exactly what system your computer has. There is also no risk of downloading and installing the wrong driver. Plus, you don't need to worry about making mistakes while installing.

Both Driver Easy Free- and Pro version now search your computer and listen all required drivers. But with the Pro version do it all with just 2 clicks (and you get full support as well as a 30-day money-back guarantee).

1) Download and install Driver Easy.

2) RunDriver Easy and clickScan now. Any problematic drivers on your computer will be detected within a minute.

3) Just click Refresh allto automatically update any broken or outdated drivers on your computer. (This requires the Pro version - You will be asked that Free version on the Pro version upgrade if you click on Refresh all click.)

You can also click Update next to your graphics card, and then with the Free version Continue. But you have to do some of the process manually.

Driver Easy Pro offers comprehensive technical support. If you need assistance, please contact our Driver Easy support team at[email protected].

4) Restart your PC and see if you can start Fortnite without any glitches.


Solution 4: Check and repair your Fortnite files

Sometimes Fortnite cannot be started because there are incorrect or missing files on your system. Take advantage of a useful feature of Epic Games Launcher to check the game files and repair the damaged ones.

1) Start Epic Games Launcher.

2) Click on the left Library.

3) Click onthe three point symbol Next Fortnite and chooseCheck out.

4) Wait for the verification to complete.

5) Restart Fortnite and see if you can start Fortnite.


Solution 5: Repair EasyAntiCheat on your PC

Another trick that has worked for many sufferers is that EasyAntiCheat service to repair.

1) Press the on your keyboard at the same time Windows button + E, to open the explorer.

2) Entereasyanticheat_setup in the search field at the top and wait for this service to be found.

Then double clickEasyAntiCheat_Setupas soon as the appears as a result.

3) Confirm the security question with Yes.

4) Choose Fortnite from the drop-down list and click Repair service.

5) When the process is complete, click Complete.

6) Restart your PC and re-run Fortnite. Test if your problem is solved.


Solution 6: Install the latest update patches from Fortnite

Fortnite's development team will regularly release new update patches to fix the commonly reported bugs in the old versions.

So look for new patches from Fortnite and install the. After that, restart your PC and check if Fortnite can start properly.


Solution 7: Reinstall Fortnite

Ultimately, remember to reinstall Fortnite in case none of the above solutions can help you.

1) StartEpic Games Launcher.

2) In the tab Library, click onthe three point symbol next to Fortnite and selectUninstall out.

3) Follow the instructions to uninstall Fortnite.

4) Restart your PC and run Epic Games Launcher off again.

5) Download and then installFortnite.

6) Launch Fortnite and see if your game is going well.


Have you successfully eliminated your problem with the help of our instructions? We look forward to sharing your experience with us in the comments below. The same applies if you still have questions.

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