Escape from Tarkov is a realistic and hardcore online first-person action game. But nowadays, many players are not able to enjoy this game as they are facing “Anticheat Connection Failed” Error. Typically, a lack of permissions and outdated games can cause this issue. Sometimes, your poor internet connection can also be the reason. If you are also getting the same error, check out the following guide to fix Escape from Tarkov “Anticheat connection failed” error.
How to Fix Escape from Tarkov “Anticheat connection failed” error
Here are several possible solutions you can try out to fix this error.
Run your game as an administrator
One of the reasons why the anti-cheat system doesn’t run correctly is that the players were not running the game executable file as an administrator. So, first of all, you need to run your game as an administrator. For this, follow these instructions.
1. Close all the game properly. If it is running in the background, open Task Manager and then end the task.
2. Next, open ‘File Explorer and go to the driver where you have installed the Escape from Tarkov game.
3. The default installation path should be C:/Battlestate Games/EFT (live).
4. Next, right-click on the EscapefromTarkov.exe file and then select Properties.
5. Now, click on the ‘Compatibility’ tab and then Enable the ‘Run this program as an administrator checkbox.
6. Click on ‘Apply’ and then ‘Ok’ to save changes.
Update your game
In case your Escape from Tarkov game is not updated and has become outdated, you need to get it updated. To do this:
1. You need to open the ‘Steam client’ on your PC.
2. Then, click on ‘Library’ and then click on ‘Escape from Tarkov’.
3. Check here, if you see the ‘Update’ button here, then update it.
4. Once updated, press ‘Play’ to start the game.
Repair game files
If there are some issues in your installed game files, they create problems. So, it is important to verify and repair the game files on your computer, you can make sure there are no problems with the game files. Follow this instruction.
1. Open the ‘Steam client” and then click on ‘Library’.
2. Then right-click on ‘Escape from Tarkov’ and click on ‘Properties’.
3. Now, click on the ‘Local Files’ tab and click on ‘Verify Integrity of Game Files’.
4. Now wait for the process to be completed and then restart the game to apply changes.
5. Once restarted, you can gurn the game to check if there any issues.
Reboot your modem/router
If your connection is poor, it can be caused such an error. So, ensure that you have selected the server with the lowest ping. If it won’t work, better to restart your modem.
To do this, you only need to power off your modem for some time and start it normally. Now, log in again and try to play your game and this time, you will not face any error.