Fix Fortnite bad_module_info Error

Prasiddh Thakkar
Prasiddh Thakkar

Although Fortnite has earned a very huge fanbase, one of the major issues bad_module_info error has yet not been solved for long. If you will search on the internet, there are thousands of reports you will find on the various forums regarding this particular bug, but still, the devs have not found its permanent solution. Many players also experienced that their game could run for hardly 5 minutes and then the game got stuck and displayed bad module info error. This error is game-breaking and players are upset as they cannot progress with the battle pass at all. Are you in search of the best and possible fixes? You’re here at the right place as we are going to discuss several possible solutions to fix Fortnite bad module info error in the following.

How to Fix Fortnite bad_module_info Error

Since there are several reports on the same issue, we have gone through several forums and websites and gathered all those possible solutions here in the following. All of these solutions have already worked for many players. Let’s go through it one-by-one.

Update your GPU drivers

Most of the users have solved bad module info errors in Fortnite by simply updating their GPU drivers. So, make sure to try this fix first. Go through the following steps to process this method:

1. Type Device manager in the search box on the taskbar and then open Device Manager.

2. Then go to the Display Adapters and then select your GPU drivers.

3. Then select ‘Search automatically for updated driver software’

4. And then select Update Driver

5. If Windows does find any new driver, then you may go to the official website of your device’s GPU manufacturer and get the latest version. And then Download and Install it.

Once installed successfully, make sure to restart your system once and then launch Fortnite, the issue will get resolved.

Reinstall the game

If the above solution doesn’t work, don’t worry. Try to uninstall the game completely and then reinstalling it again. You won’t see a bad module info error in Fortnite.

Disable full-screen optimizations option

1. Right-click on the Fortnite and open up the ‘Properties’

2. Then select the ‘Compatibility’ option

3. Now check the ‘Disable fullscreen optimizations’ option in the Settings section

4. And lastly, click on ‘Apply’ and then ‘Ok’ and save the changes

Once done, make sure to restart the system and see if still the issue occurs.

Verify the game files integrity

This is very crucial to identify the game’s files. If there are any corrupted or missing files, it may cause several errors. Follow these steps:

1. Log in to the Epic Games Client account

2. Then from the left panel, click on the ‘Library’

3. Next, click on the ‘Gear’ icon

4. Press the ‘Launch’

5. And lastly select ‘Verify’ and after that, the game will scan the files automatically.

6. This verification process may take a long time. Once done, select ‘Finish’

Once done, try to start your game as admin and you won’t see a bad module info error while playing Fortnite.

Change launcher from 64-bit to 32-bit

This solution is also shared on Reddit by one of the players. In this, you will simply need to change the launcher from 32-bit to 64-bit. For this: right-click on the launcher icon and then click on Properties and check. If your launcher is running with 32-bit then just go back to the folder and open up the Win64 folder and make its shortcut out and the issue will be resolved.

That’s all for this guide on how to Fix the Fortnite Bad_Module_Info error in Fortnite. If you have any other solutions apart from the above-mentioned, then you may help other players/readers as well. Leave your solution(s) in the comment section below.

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