How do I adjust compatibility mode to fix issues with Fortnite?

Compatibility mode is a feature where Windows mimics an earlier version. Doing this can solve some issues with drivers that are incompatible with a newer version of Windows.

  1. Navigate to your Fortnite binaries directory (Default: C:\Program Files\Epic Games\Fortnite\FortniteGame\Binaries\Win64\)
  2. Locate FortniteClient-Win64-Shipping.exe.
  3. Right-click it, and then click Properties.
  4. Click Compatibility.
  5. Check the box next to Run this program in compatibility mode for.
  6. Make sure Windows 8 is selected.
  7. Check the box next to Disable fullscreen optimizations.
  8. Click Apply.
  9. Click OK.
  10. Relaunch Fortnite.

If this did not help solve the issue try the next step in our troubleshooting: How do I update my Microsoft .NET Framework to play Fortnite?

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