Looking to fix the annoying DirectX Runtime Error in Valorant? Look no further! This recurring issue can be fixed in just a few minutes by updating your graphics card drivers and DirectX. But before you do that, it’s important to uninstall Riot’s Vanguard anti-cheat. Don’t worry, it will be reinstalled and activated automatically when you update Valorant next.
Here’s how you can fix the DirectX Runtime Error in Valorant with ease:
Step 1: Update DirectX
First things first, update DirectX on your computer. To do this, press the Windows logo key and type “check”. Click on “Check for updates” and follow the on-screen instructions. Windows Update will automatically download and install the latest version of DirectX for you.
Step 2: Uninstall Riot Vanguard
To fix the DirectX Runtime Error in Valorant, you must uninstall Riot Vanguard. Open the Windows Start Menu and search for “Add or Remove Programs”. Open the first result and search for “Riot Vanguard” in the new menu. Click on the icon and select “Uninstall”. Confirm the uninstallation.
Riot Vanguard will be automatically reinstalled when you next launch Valorant after updating your graphics card drivers.
Step 3: Update Your Graphics Drivers
Updating your graphics card drivers is crucial to fix the DirectX Runtime Error in Valorant. If you have an NVIDIA graphics card, you can update it via the NVIDIA Control Panel or NVIDIA GeForce Experience. If you have an AMD graphics card, visit the AMD Driver and Support page and follow the instructions there.
Step 4: Restart Your Computer and Reinstall Valorant
Once you have updated your graphics card drivers, restart your computer and launch Valorant. Riot Vanguard will take a few seconds to re-download, and you should no longer get the DirectX Runtime Error in Valorant.
In conclusion, fixing the DirectX Runtime Error in Valorant is easy and quick. Just update DirectX, uninstall Riot Vanguard, update your graphics card drivers, restart your computer, and reinstall Valorant. With these steps, you’ll be able to enjoy a seamless gaming experience without any annoying errors.
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