How do I install Easy Anti-Cheat on my computer to play Fortnite?

If you chose No when prompted to install Easy Anticheat (EAC), Fortnite will be unable to start. You’ll need to install it to play.

Follow these steps to install EAC:

  1. Ensure that the EAC launcher is closed.
  2. Launch Fortnite from the client again.
  3. When the EAC install prompt comes up from Windows, click Yes.
If the prompt doesn't appear, you’ll need to install it manually following these steps:
  1. Navigate to the Easy AntiCheat folder in your Fortnite install directory.
    Note: The default location is C:\Program Files\EpicGames\Fortnite\FortniteGame\Binaries\Win64\EasyAntiCheat
  2. Locate the EasyAntiCheat_Setup.exe file.
  3. Double-click the file.
  4. Click the Install Easy AntiCheat button.
  5. Start the Epic Games Launcher and Fortnite.

Easy Anti-Cheat Support

If you're having trouble using Easy Anti-Cheat, visit their support site here for detailed articles and support.

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