The Game Security Violation Detected is a common error that pops when you play games on your PC. The window of the error usually contains seven zeroes followed by a digit/s or letters. If you are facing this issue right now, you are not alone, and you don’t have to panic. We will reveal to you some of the most straightforward troubleshooting methods to overcome this issue. Let’s get started.
What are the common Game Security Violation Detected errors?
- Game Security Violation Detected (#00000014) / (#00000010) / (#00000001) / 0000000e / (#00000018) / (#00000006)
- Game Security Violation Detected Fortnite (#0000000D)
- Game Security Violation Error in Apex Legends / Dead by Daylight (dbd) / Outriders / Rust / Insurgency: Sandstorm / For Honor
- Anti-Cheat Game Security Violation Detected / iCUE
Why am I getting Game Security Violation Detected error?
In fact, this is not an error message in our books but a notice that the game gives to the players to prevent them from using cheat methods to go through the game. However, this error (let’s use the word “error” from here onwards) doesn’t necessarily appear only because of a cheating attempt. There are numerous other reasons why you get this error.
Let’s discuss them.
Troubleshooting Game Security Violation Detected Error.
These fixes are pretty much straightforward, and you don’t need to have the expert knowledge to perform on your own.
Restart your Computer
Restarting a computer can be one of the easiest fixes for a wide range of minor glitches, and it works with this particular error as well. So, if you notice the game security violation detected window when you are playing a game, the first thing you have to do is quit the game and reboot your computer.
We have seen gamers restart the PCs two-three times repeatedly as a remedy for the issue. So, give it a try before you step on to advance sort of methods.
Disable the Virus Guard of your Computer
The “game security violation detected” error happens due to many reasons, and one of the main causes can be the virus guard that is installed on your PC. Antivirus software can interfere with running programs, to cause issues and you can disable it temporarily to see whether it fixes the issue.
If you observe the game runs flawlessly after you temporarily disable the virus guard, you will have to contact the developer of the software to get directions to mitigate this issue. Instead, you can opt for a different antivirus software program as well. However, be vigilant about the activities you do on your computer while the antivirus is not active, as it can bring you harmful consequences.
Update the Game
Corrupted or missing game files also can be the wrongdoer for this error. Unfortunately, it will be a near-impossible task for you to check on such files manually, and the best possible method you can execute is updating the game or the launcher to the latest available version.
To update the game, go to the main menu and navigate to “Check for Updates”. From there, visit “Game Properties” and update the game to the latest version. Then, open up the game and see whether it has fixed Game Security Violation Detected error.
Check on the RGB Software
RGB software often plays the character of the culprit in this error. On most occasions, Anti-Cheat tools have the tendency to identify the RGB software as a hacking manipulation. If this is the case, there is a chance for you to get this error. In order to fix it, you will have to uninstall the RGB software on your PC.
Here is how you do it…
First, click Windows Key + R to open the “Run” and type “control” in the search and press enter. Now go to “Uninstall Programs,” which is under the section of “Programs”. Then, identify the RGB software from the list of installed programs, right-click on the RGB software and uninstall it. After you uninstall the RGB software, give your game a fresh go and inspect the error.
If you still get Game Security Violation Detected error, you have to pay attention to outdated graphic drivers as well. Typically, there are two ways to update a driver on Windows; manual and automatic. However, manually updating a driver is kind of challenging as you have to search for the right driver on the internet on your own. If you are new to these tasks, it won’t be a cakewalk to select an appropriate driver by visiting the manufacturer’s website.
Instead, you can opt for automatic driver updates. In this, the computer will search for the right driver and update your outdated graphic driver doing the painstaking job on your behalf. Once you finish updating the graphic card, please restart the computer and have another crack at the game.
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Although you did nothing wrong, the “Game Security Violation Detected” error could pop up due to various reasons. We are confident that now you know the causes for this annoying error and how to overcome it. If you still have issues in this regard, please take a moment and comment on them below. We will reply to you in a jiffy. Have a great day!