How to repair Valorant?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

Valorant is a free-to-play tactical shooter video game developed and published by Riot Games. The game was released on June 2, 2020, for Microsoft Windows. The game is currently in closed beta and only accessible through a code given by Riot Games.

The "Valorant" error code occurs when the game client is unable to connect to the Valorant servers. This can be caused by a number of things, such as a poor internet connection, a problem with your router, or a problem with the Valorant servers themselves.

There are a few things you can do to try and fix the "Valorant" error code:

  • Check your internet connection and make sure it is stable.

  • Restart your router.

  • Contact Riot Games customer support.

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1. Reinstall the game

  1. Navigate to the game's installation directory.
  2. Type "%appdata%\microsoft\windows\start menu\programs\valorant" in the command prompt.
  3. Locate the "valorant.exe" file and right click on it.
  4. Select "Properties" from the menu that pops up.
  5. In the "Properties" window, scroll down to the "Target" field and replace "C:\Program Files (x86)\Valorant" with the path to your game's installation folder.
  6. Click on " OK " to close the "Properties" window.
  7. Double click on the "valorant.exe" file to start the game.

2. Reset graphics settings

  1. In the main menu, select "Settings."
  2. Select "System."
  3. Select "Graphics."
  4. Select "Reset Graphics."
  5. Select "OK."

3. Verify game files

  1. Verify game files by launching the game and verifying that the game files are located in the correct location.
  2. If the game files are not located in the correct location, then the game files may need to be repaired.
  3. Repair the game files by launching the game and verifying that the game files are located in the correct location and that the game is running properly.

4. Update drivers

There are a few steps involved in updating drivers in order to fix how to repair valorant. The first step is to locate the drivers that need to be updated. The next step is to identify the driver for which the updated version is available. The final step is to install the updated driver.

5. Delete the ShaderCache folder

  1. Open the "Valorant.ini" file in your "Documents\Valorant" folder.
  2. Locate the "ShaderCache" section and delete the "ShaderCache" line.
  3. Save the "Valorant.ini" file.
  4. Restart Valorant.

Some users might also have success with the following opitons:

  1. Restart your computer
  2. Run the game in compatibility mode
  3. Turn off in-game overlay
  4. Turn off fullscreen optimization