How to fix Valorant not launching on PC

These solutions usually fix any launch issues with Valorant!

Wondering how to fix Valorant not launching on your PC? Fret not, for this is quite a common problem and can be solved with a few clicks. Although Valorant is compatible with almost every desktop arrangement, players can face numerous issues when logging in or starting the game. Windows 11 has been the culprit of many emergent issues. Nevertheless, here are the few steps that you can follow to fix Valorant not launching on your computer.

Minimum System Requirements

To start, check if your PC has the minimum system requirements to run Valorant. Here are the minimum requirements to play the game on 30 to 60 frames per second. 

  • OS: Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
  • RAM: 4 GB Ram
  • Graphics Card: Intel HD 4000
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo/Intel i3-370M

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If the game fails to run on your PC, then try the following to fix launching errors:

  • Reduce outdated graphics drivers and update NVIDIA graphics settings
  • If you have a 1980 x 1020p display, then reduce the resolution to 1024 x 768p
  • Run Valorant in Compatibility mode or in Administrator mode
  • Reinstall Riot Client
  • Temporarily disable antivirus software
  • Remove any VPN that might affect connectivity

These are the most popular solutions that usually fix the launching issues with Valorant. If the issues persist, make sure to reinstall Valorant and reduce graphics to the lowest preset before hopping into a match.

For more tips, tricks, and solutions, be sure to check out our Valorant page on Pro Game Guides!

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