Fortnite is one of the hottest games at the moment, and if you want to play, you will most likely encounter some issues along the way.
In this guide, we will explore some of the issues players have reported, and we will explore possible fixes for them.
- Fortnite is the hottest video game on the market, and many gamers play on a console.
- Not being able to play Fortnite due to Error Code 7 can be caused by the game’s interface.
- An advanced fix for Fortnite error 7 is updating the graphics drivers.
Disable your antivirus
- If your antivirus prompts you to disable it while playing Fortnite, do it.
- Create a local account
Games sometimes ask for a local account, and you could start the game only on your PC.
Reset your Internet settings
- Open Control Panel and go to Network and Internet.
- Next, double click on Network and Sharing Center.
- On the left pane, click on Change Adapter Settings.
- A window should appear with all the network adapters installed on your PC.
- Right click on your Internet Connection and select Properties.
- Go to the Networking tab and select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click Properties.
- Select Use the following IP address and type in 192.168.2.1.
- Click OK and go to your internet browser and type in 192.168.2.1.
- If your computer is not connected to the Internet, you will see the Internet Connectivity Status page.
- Select Connect to the Internet, which will take you to the Network and Sharing Center where you need to select your Internet connection again.
Change your DNS servers
- Go to Search, type cmd, and right-click on the Command prompt result to open it.
- Type the following command and hit Enter: ipconfig /flushdns
- Restart your PC.
- After that, go to the Network and Sharing Center and remove any assigned static device IP address.
Check your computer’s hardware
- Make sure that your computer meets the minimum system requirements.
- Make sure that your hardware components (CPU, RAM, Graphics card) are in good condition.
- Update your system
Update your OS to the latest version.
- Uninstall and reinstall your Fortnite
Uninstall and reinstall Fortnite: Battle Royale game.
- Change your Display settings
Change your display settings and see if this helps.
Check your Internet connection
- Verify that your system meets the system requirements of Fortnite
Check your Antivirus
- Ensure your Firewall isn’t blocking Fortnite
- Update your graphics card drivers
- Disable any intensive programs or processes
- Check your RAM
- Disable your antivirus
Disable 3rd party apps or software
- Open Settings.
- Select Apps.
- Press the Menu key and select Advanced options.
- Scroll down to Third-Party Apps (and toggle the switch to the right).
- Restart your console.
Perform a hard reset
- Go to Settings > System > Power & Sleep
- Under the “When device sleeps” option, select “Never”
- Now, go to the Power & Sleep submenu again, and tap on “Additional power settings”
- Choose “Change plan settings”
- Scroll down to locate and select “Change advanced power settings”
- In the “Power buttons and lid” section, select “Turn off display”