Valorant Error Code 43: Here's how you can fix Valorant Error Code 43 2021: Valorant Error Code 43 is once again creating havoc to all the epic gamers who are just trying to grind their way to Radiant. Let's have a look at all the methods to remove the aforementioned error.
We have already written an article listing some methods to fix the error code 43. Although we would be mentioning some of those methods in this article, you can check the previous article out if you want here.
The error code 43 is a connectivity issue. The message "There was an error connecting to the platform. Please restart your game client.” is shown every time this error arises. This means the problem is mainly at the server end.
Riot Games' website playvalorant.com suggests the users facing the error code 43 to simply restart their game client. This method is completely correct but it does not solve everyone's problem. If your problem is solved just by restarting your system then kudos! now stop reading and start grinding the ranked ladder!
If just restarting your game client did not solve your issue then follow along!
Go to your %AppData% folder and delete the 'RiotClientPrivateSettings.yaml' file from your system. YAML files are commonly used for configuration files and in applications where data is being stored or transmitted. This method should be enough for almost every user. But if unfortunately, you are still facing some issues, try to run Valorant as an administrator.
You could even try reinstalling Riot Vanguard. Riot Vanguard is an anti-cheat software created by Riot Games themselves to ensure a cheater free environment in Valorant. To do this, simply navigate to Control Panel and look for the Programs and Features option. On the Programs and Features page, try to find the Riot Vanguard application. There you will see an option to uninstall it completely from your system. Click on uninstall to remove Vanguard from your computer. Now just go to the official Valorant website to reinstall it.
You can also try flushing your Domain Name System(DNS) Directories. To do this simply:
- Press the Windows Key
- Type “Command Prompt”
- Click on Run As Administrator
- If a dialogue box pops up and asks permissions for the Command prompt to make some changes to your system then feel free to select "Yes" option.
- You should now get a new window with a black screen.
- This is the Command prompt window where you'll be typing your commands to flush or basically clean your DNS.
- Type “ipconfig /flushdns” and press Enter.
- Type “ipconfig /registerdns” and press Enter.
- Type “ipconfig /release” and press Enter.
- Type “ipconfig /renew” and press Enter.
- Type “netsh winsock reset” and press Enter.
- Restart your computer.
- Thats it you're done! THe game should work just fine now.
If the error code just keeps on popping up whenever you try to play some Valorant, you could try contacting your ISP or directly Riot Games support. Just contact your Internet Service Provider or ISP to check up on your connection and see if anything is wrong with your Wi-Fi.
You can also try contacting the Riot Games support team regarding this particular issue. Just navigate to the official Valorant website and go to the support or Contact Us section. You will an option to submit a Ticket regarding this issue. Just fill out the ticket explaining your complete issue and a Riot employee will get in touch with you in some days.