Fortnite is a popular game that can display errors at times. One of the recent errors is seen when the game starts and the update kicks in. According to users, the update fails, the game crashes, and all they can see is an error message that says the following.
FortniteClient.exe-Win64-Shipping.exe – Entry Point Not Found
Exception Processing Message 0xc0000139 Parameters
If you are experiencing Fornite Entry Point Not Found error then this is the article for you. We are going to see why this is happening and how you can fix it.
Why am I seeing Entry Point Not Found in Fornite?
Like any other issue, there are multiple reasons that can cause the error in question. One of the most common reasons is corrupted Binary files. These files help the game to launch on a system. So, you know that it’s very important, and when it gets corrupted, your game will fail to update. While we are on the topic of corruption, we should not forget that corrupted game files can also cause the game to crash and show the error message in question.
You should also keep in mind that the error can also be triggered by a corrupted anti-cheat program. So, if you have such programs then you should instantly repair them. There are some other reasons and solutions that we will be seeing later in this article.
Fix Fortnite Client Entry Point Not Found, Exception Processing Message
If you are seeing an Entry Point Not Found error in Fortnite, then you should start the troubleshooting by checking for Windows updates. You should download the latest Windows build and then check the following solutions to resolve the issue.
- Restart your system
- Remove Binary Files
- Fix Corrupted Files
- Check your anti-cheat program
- Repair or Reinstall Visual C++ Redistributable
- Reinstall Fortnite
Let us talk about them in detail.
1] Restart your system
Let us start with the most basic solution that one must try before going for the actual fixes. Restarting will close all the unnecessary programs that can interfere with your game. So, go ahead restart your system. While we are talking about restarting, you should also try restarting your router. Just detach it from the power source, wait for 5 minutes, plug it back in, and check if the issue persists.
2] Remove Binary files
Binary files are important, but you should also know that they will be created when you launch the game. So, if they got corrupted, then there is no harm in removing them. That’s what we need to do.
Open File Explorer and go to the following location.
C:\Program Files\Epic Games\Fortnite\FortniteGame
There you will see the Binaries folder. Right-click on it and select Delete.
After that, move to the next solution, instead of trying to open the game.
3] Fix Corrupted Files
After removing Binary Files, you should verify game files. To do that, follow the given steps.
- Open Epic Games and go to your game library.
- Click on the cog button of Fortnite to enter its settings.
- Select Verify.
Wait for the process to complete. Then restart your computer and try playing the game. Hopefully, these three fixes will resolve the issue for you. If they are to no avail, then we can conclude that your game files are neither corrupted nor missing and we should check some other solution.
4] Check your anti-cheat program
An anti-cheat program is usually tied to Fortnite in order to prevent users from getting cheated. If they are corrupted, your Fornite won’t open. Hence, you should try to fix them and you can do that easily.
First of all, go to the following location in File Explorer.
C:\Program Files\Epic Games\Fortnite\FortniteGame\Binaries\Win64\EasyAntiCheat
Open the AntiCheat executable file as an administrator. Then select Fortnite and click Repair Service. Wait for the process to complete and your issue will be resolved.
5] Repair or Reinstall Visual C++ Redistributable
For many resolving Visual C++ Redistributable has worked and it can do the job for you too. So, we are going to first try to repair the service. Follow the given step to do the same.
- Open Settings.
- Click Apps.
- Look for Visual C++ Redistributable (the latest version).
- For Windows 11: Click on the three vertical dots and click Modify (or Repair).
- For Windows 10: Select the app and click Modify (or Repair).
- Then click Repair.
This will take some time, and your issue will be resolved. If it doesn’t, then you need to reinstall Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable.
6] Reinstall Fortnite
If nothing works, then your last option is to reinstall Fornite. Fortnite is not a small game, so, you should not go for this solution first. Instead, it should be your last resort. Go ahead and uninstall the program and install its fresh copy.
Hopefully, your issue will be resolved.
What does it mean when Fortnite won’t Log in?
If Fortnite fails to Log in then this means that either there is some problem with your network connection. Maybe your Internet is slow or fluctuating, or there is some glitch in your glitch. Whatever it is, you should check our guide if Fortnite fails to login in order to resolve the issue.