Epic Games Launcher won’t open? Don’t worry… Although it’s very frustrating, you’re not the only person to experience this problem. Thousands of players have recently reported the very same issue. More importantly, you should be able to fix it pretty easily…
Try these fixes
Here’s a list of fixes that have resolved this problem for other players. You don’t have to try them all. Just work your way through the list until you find the one that does the trick for you.
End the Epic Games Launcher process in Task Manager
Launch Epic Games Launcher from Start Menu
Adjust your display settings
Update your graphics driver
Change Epic Games Launcher properties
Add Epic Games Launcher as an exception to your third-party antivirus application
Repair Epic Games Launcher
Reinstall Epic Games Launcher
Fix 1: End the Epic Games Launcher process in Task Manager
If Epic Games Launcher still won’t launcher, try the next fix, below.
Fix 2: Launch Epic Games Launcher from Start Menu
Fix 3: Adjust your display settings
Check your display settings if this issue persists. If you adjusted the size of text, apps and other items, try changing it back. Here is how to check:
If not, congratulations! You’ve fixed this issue. If this issue persists, try the next fix to update your graphics driver.
Fix 4: Update your graphics driver
This issue is probably caused by your outdated graphics driver. Updating your graphics driver to the latest version can make your game run smoother and prevents many issues or errors. If you don’t have the time, patience or skills to update your driver manually, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy.
You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing. Driver Easy handles it all.
2) Download and install Driver Easy.
You need the Pro version of Driver Easy to do this, so you’ll be prompted to upgrade. Don’t worry; it comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee, so if you don’t like it you can get a full refund, no questions asked.
Fix 5: Change Epic Games Launcher Properties
Some players reported that this issue can be fixed by changing the properties of Epic Games Launcher. Here’s how to do it:"C:Program Files (x86)Epic GamesLauncherPortalBinariesWin32EpicGamesLauncher.exe" -OpenGL
If it won’t open, try the next fix to disable your antivirus software temporarily.
Fix 6: Add Epic Games Launcher as an exception to your third-party antivirus application
This issue may also be triggered by your third-party antivirus application. Since the third-party antivirus application hooks very deep into your system, it may interfere with Epic Games Launcher.
Since Epic Games Launcher consumes a lot of memory and CPU usage when you’re playing a game, many third-party antivirus application may regard it as a potential threat. You can try adding Epic Games Launcher as an exception to your third-party antivirus application.
Please consult your antivirus documentation for instructions if you don’t know how to do it.
See if you can open Epic Games Launcher. If not, try the next fix below to repair the program in Control Panel.
Fix 7: Repair Epic Games Launcher
Try repairing Epic Games Launcher in Control Panel to see if this fix works for you. Here’s how to do it:
1) On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time to open the Run dialog. Type control chúng tôi and press Enter to open the Programs and Features window.
Run Epic Games Launcher to see if you can open it. If not, you may need to try the next fix to reinstall the program.
Fix 8: Reinstall Epic Games Launcher
If none of the fixes above works for you, you may need to reinstall Epic Games Launcher. You can follow the steps below:
3) Restart your computer.
4) Download the installation package from https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/download and install it on your computer.
Normally, after you reinstall Epic Games Launcher, it should open.