Did you get the Elder Scrolls Online error 209 problem?
This is a major problem among ESO gamers while attempting to run the ESO launcher. However, we will show you how to resolve this problem
Fix: Elder Scrolls Online Error 209
Solution 1: Temporarily disable security software
Follow the steps below to disable security
- Launch your firewall to disable the software security
- Change rule of the gaming app launcher to make it a trusted application
- After applying the steps above, close and restart ESO launcher.
Solution 2: Run ESO as an admin
If you desire to run the game as an administrator, follow the steps below:
- Close the ESO Launcher.
- Select run as administrator by right clicking the gaming menu.
- Select properties, compatibility, finally select apply when the run as administrator option pops up.
- Select OK. Allow to activate and close launcher.
- Open Launcher.
Solution 3: Repair the Game client
This step is very easy and fast. You can try this option if other option did not provide a solution. To do this;
- Launch the software
- Select Game Options.
- Click on Repair to fix this error.
- Allow the software process
- After processing, turn of your computer and reboot.
- Relaunch the gaming software again to be sure error has been fixed.
Solution 4: Delete Patcher program data and files
Delete patcher program data files by following these steps:
- Go to the patch’s install folder and delete files from PC
- For Windows: go to C:\Program Files (x86)ZenimaxOnline\Launcher and then locate program file
- For Mac OSX: go to Applications\ Zenimax Online\Launcher, and then locate program files
- After locating the program files, click on delete..
- Close the launcher and reopen.
- After reopening a menu saying creating download will display on you computer screen.
- When download gets to 30%, a menu will display on your pc screen saying: “downloading game files”
- Afterwards, initiate the game and start playing.
Note: If you couldn’t solve the Elder Scrolls Online error 209 with the solutions above, simply delete/reinstall game again.
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