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How to fix Tarkov Backend Error 518?

Published on April 9th, 2022

Backend error 518 indicates that the server is unable to connect to the game client. This can happen for a variety of reasons, including network issues, server downtime, or a problem with the game client itself. In most cases, this error can be resolved by restarting the game client or the server.

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1. Check your internet connection

The first step is to open the "Network and Sharing Center" by clicking on the "Windows" logo in the bottom left corner of the screen and selecting "Network and Sharing Center." In the "Network and Sharing Center," click on the "Settings" tab. In the "Settings" tab, under the "Network and Internet" category, click on the "Connection Status" button. In the "Connection Status" window, under the "General" category, click on the "Check Internet Connection" button. In the "Check Internet Connection" window, the "Status" column will display the current internet connection status. The "Speed" column will display the current internet connection speed. The "Provider" column will display the currently selected internet service provider. If the "Status" column displays "Connected to the Internet," then the internet connection is working properly. If the "Status" column displays "Not Connected to the Internet," then the internet connection is not working properly. If the "Speed" column displays "Not Available," then the internet connection is not working properly. If the "Provider" column displays "Unknown," then the internet connection is not working properly.

2. Restart your computer

  1. Click on the Start button, type "regedit" in the search box, and hit Enter.
  2. Navigate to the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SafeBoot\Minimal\Toshiba\ToshibaDriver
  3. In the right pane, locate the "ToshibaDriver" key and delete it.
  4. Restart your computer.

3. Clear your browser's cache and cookies

  1. Open your browser and navigate to the tarkov website.
  2. On the main screen, click on the three lines in the top-left corner.
  3. On the "Settings" page, click on the "Advanced" button.
  4. Under the "Privacy and Security" section, click on the "Clear browsing data" button.
  5. Under the "Cookies and other data" section, click on the "Clear cookies and other data" button.
  6. Click on the "Close" button.
  7. Reload the page.
  8. If the error has not been resolved, try clearing your browser's cache and cookies again.

If you didn't find success with an option above, then try:

  1. Try accessing the site from a different browser
  2. Contact the site's administrator