Anytime I try to fix EasyAntiCheat on Pc for Fortnite, it always gives me an error 1072. Restarting my pc, closing Fortnite and Epic Games, and doing anything to EasyAntiCheat does not help. Any solutions?

Launch error 30005 (CreateService failed with 1072)
We’re sorry, we had a problem starting your game.
Seems like i have the same issue with other games which also uses EasyAnticheat. How can i fix? I tried repair, uninstall and reinstall of EAC but it didn’t help.

Error that keeps popping up & it wont let me run my game. I have verified that i have all files, I’ve tried uninstalling & reinstalling the launcher & game, can someone please help me?


1. Open This PC and go to Local Disk C.
2. Open Epic Games and then Fortnite.
3. Open Fortnite Game and then Binaries.
4. Open Win64 and then EasyAntiCheat.
5. Click on AntiEasyCheat_Setup and choose Fortnite.
6. Click on Repair Service and that’s it.


A short Fortnite tutorial on how to fix error code 30005 which is caused by the EasyAntiCheat in Fortnite.

The error message you get is: “Error Code: 30005 (CreateService failed (1072))

The error can easily be resolved by going to your Fortnite install directory and finding EasyAntiCheat.exe and selecting Fortnite from the gamelist.

After you press ‘Repair service‘ you should be able to launch the game.

Default path to EasyAntiCheat: C:\Program Files\Epic Games\Fortnite\FortniteGame\Binaries\Win64\EasyAntiCheat

Feel free to ask for help in the comments if your still unsure about what you should do, or when you still get the error.


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  1. I have a special problem or something nothing will work I tried almost everything and none of em will work someone help please I still cant play its been over 1 month anyone please help!

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