Fix New World Launch Error: Easy Anti-Cheat is Not Installed

New World is about to release finally after some delays and changes to the game mechanics. Currently, the game is still in Alpha and will soon launch in Closed Beta. The game comes to all supported platform in Aug 31st. While the installation of the game is mostly smooth and if you meet the system requirements, the chances of error is minimal. However, some users may see the New World Launch Error: Easy Anti-Cheat is Not Installed. What this error means is that the Easy Anti-Cheat is not installed currently. If you’ve run into the error, here is what you need to do to fix it.    

How to Fix New World Launch Error: Easy Anti-Cheat is Not Installed

EAC (Easy Anti-Cheat) is a program that the game relies on to detect cheating. You won’t be able to launch the game unless EAC is running in the background. It’s a cheat detection software that’s used by so many other games. During the process of installation of the game, the EAC can get corrupted, does not install currently, removed by the user, or is not installed. All of these reasons can lead to the New World Launch Error: Easy Anti-Cheat is Not Installed. There are a few ways to fix the issue.

Run the Easy Anti-Cheat Setup

The most effective solution to the error is to run the EAC setup that located within the game folder of New World. Once you run the setup, you can choose to reinstall the EAC or run a Repair. To find the setup, navigate to the game folder and look for the ‘EasyAntiCheat’ Folder. Inside, you should find the ‘EasyAntiCheat_Setup.exe.’ Right-click on it and choose ‘Run as administrator’. If the EAC is not installed, choose to install it or run a repair.

With this simple solution, you should be able to fix the Easy Anti-Cheat is Not Installed error, but if that fails, here are some things to keep in mind.

  • Verify the integrity of game files.
  • Ensure that EAC is not blocked by your antivirus program or the Windows Firewall.
  • Reinstall the Visual C++ Redistributable.

With the above solutions, you should be able to fix the New World Launch Error: Easy Anti-Cheat is Not Installed. However, if the problem still exists, let us know in the comments. If you have a better solution or something that worked for you, share it with the community via the comments.  

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