How To Fix VALORANT Error Code 43 in 2023

VALORANT Error Code 43 is a common problem that players face while starting up the game or in the middle of the game. In this article, we will be discussing what Error Code 43 is and how to fix it.

VALORANT started its journey as a 5v5 tactical shooter game in June 2020. Since the release of the game, players from all around the globe have been experiencing many errors, glitches, and crashes with VALORANT. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for an online video game like VALORANT.

When VALORANT experiences a problem, an error code is displayed so you can figure out what’s wrong and why your game isn’t running. Each Error Code has a given number ranging from 0 to 152, and the codes signify a definite purpose and reason for the difficulty you’re experiencing.

One of the common error codes is Error Code 43. Many of you might have faced Error Code 43 without even knowing what it is, what it does, and how to fix it. So, in this article, we will be diving into detail about VALORANT Error code 43.

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What is VALORANT Error Code 43?

VALORANT Error Code 43 is one of the more common errors you can encounter in VALORANT. It occurs mostly when you are just starting up the game. However, it can also happen when you alt-tab in the middle of a match.

VALORANT Error Code 43
Credit: Riot Games

Error Code 43 refers to A system has timed out. To be more precise, it occurs mainly when VALORANT client faces trouble while communicating with the game servers or if the game becomes unresponsive due to Riot Vanguard error, slow internet connection, or server limitations.

How to Fix (A complete step-by-step guide)

In most cases, the fix to the VALORANT Error Code 43 problem is fairly straightforward. Only restarting VALORANT and Riot Client can solve this problem.

However, if the issue doesn’t fix, this step-by-step guide will help you to get rid of this problem.

  1. Close all the Valorant-related processes and services from the task manager.
  2. Uninstall and Reinstall Riot Vanguard.
  3. Go to your %AppData% directory and delete the RiotClientPrivateSettings.yaml file. For Example: C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\Riot Games\Riot Client\Data
  4. Check your internet connection for stable connectivity.
  5. Restart your internet modem and router.
  6. Restart your computer.
  7. Run VALORANT as administrator mode.

If you follow these steps carefully, your problem regarding Error Code 43 should be resolved. However, if your problem isn’t resolved after following all these steps, you can create a ticket from VALORANT Support page.

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