How To Fix VALORANT Error Code VAN 128 in 2023

A common problem plaguing the VALORANT Community when starting up their game is Error Code VAN 128. In this article, we will be discussing what it is and how to fix it.

VALORANT, like many other online games, is vulnerable to glitches, errors, and crashes. When VALORANT experiences a problem, an error code is displayed so players can figure out what’s wrong and why the game isn’t functioning.

However, VALORANT does not provide detailed instructions on how to resolve the issues. Instead, the client just displays a message and an error code. Each Error Code has a given number ranging from 0 to 152, and each code represents a specific meaning and reason for the problem you’re experiencing.

One of the common error codes is Error Code VAN 128. Many of you might have faced Error Code VAN 128 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 VAN 128.

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What is VALORANT Error Code VAN 128?

VALORANT Error Code VAN 128 is one of the more common errors you can encounter in VALORANT. It occurs mostly when you are just starting up the game.

 VALORANT Error Code VAN 128
Credit: Riot Games

Error Code VAN 128 stands for VALORANT has encountered connection error. Please relaunch client to reconnect. To be more precise, it occurs mostly when Riot Client fails to start properly due to a faulty launch of the client.

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

In most cases, restarting the VALORANT client will solve the Error Code VAN 128. However, if the problem still continues, this step-by-step guide will help you get rid of Error Code VAN 128.

  1. Close VALORANT.
  2. Close the Riot client.
  3. Open task manager (Ctrl+shift+Esc)
  4. Click “More details.
  5. From there, check if VALORANT or the Riot client is still running.
  6. If they are, simply select them and hit “End Task.” (Make sure not to close Vanguard)
  7. Now restart the client and log into the game.

Additional Measures

If the issue doesn’t fix after following the above measures, 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. Check your internet connection for stable connectivity.
  4. Restart your internet modem and router.
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Run VALORANT as administrator mode.

If you follow these steps carefully, your problem regarding Error Code VAN 128 should be resolved. However, if your problem isn’t resolved after following all these steps, you can create a ticket from the VALORANT Support page.

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