In this guide, we will be showing you how to manually install Easy anti-cheat to your Windows 10 PC or laptop.
If you have had issues with the Easy anti-cheat service and have uninstalled it or perhaps it is even missing on your PC, then you can easily install it again.
What Is Easy anti-Cheat?
Easy anti-cheat is a service that comes installed with the games that use it, to help protect the games from hackers and cheaters when playing online multiplayer. Without the service installed you will not be able to play the game online.
Do You Need Easy Anti-Cheat?
No, you do not need to have Easy anti-cheat installed but if you do not have the service installed and you want to play a game that uses it, then as we mentioned above you will not be able to play that game online as it is required.
Can Easy Anti-Cheat Be Uninstalled?
Yes, Easy anti-cheat can be uninstalled from Windows 10 but as we said above you will not be able to play the game online that you remove the Easy anti-cheat service from. But if you would like to still remove the service then this guide has the steps.
Manually Installing Missing Easy Anti Cheat:
Below we have listed the steps to install Easy anti-cheat so you can get back to playing online. If you have been having issues with the service then you can always try fixing it.
1. Go to the directory of the game that uses Easy Anti Cheat > You then need to find the EasyAntiCheat Folder
We are going to use Fortnite as our example which is located in where you installed Fortnite then the following:
2. Run the EasyAntiCheat_Setup file
3. Now select which game you would like to install Easy AntiCheat for >We are going to keep Current selected as we want to install easy AntiCheat for Fortnite > Then click “Install Easy Anti Cheat” button
4. Once Easy Anti Cheat has finished installing you can click “Finish” and enjoy your game online again!
So that’s how to manually install Easy anti-cheat on your Windows 10 PC or laptop. As you can see it’s fairly straightforward to install the service.
If the service didn’t get installed with the game and if it’s not working properly then you may need to reinstall the game that you are having the issues with or try fixing Easy anti-cheat.