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Fix: Valorant is not available on your operating system

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Sometimes Valorant might throw up an error saying that the game isn’t available on your system. After installing the latest game updates, this error will usually appear. This error means that the game won’t start. To fix this problem, follow the troubleshooting steps.

Why does Valorant say that “This game isn’t available on your operating systems”?

Valorant might not recognize your OS version if your computer does not start up correctly. The problem can be fixed by restarting your computer. This error could also be caused by an unsupported or outdated Windows version.

This error could also occur if you are using a pirated Windows version. Install a genuine OS version if this happens.

What should you do if Valorant doesn’t work on your operating system?

Restart your computer, and then try again later

Valorant may be down if you are also experiencing connectivity issues such as error codes 7 or errors code 43. Maybe the servers are too full.

Start your computer again, then unplug the router and wait for about 30 seconds. Check if the error persists by plugging the router back into the computer.

Update your drivers

Make sure that you have the most recent graphics drivers installed on your Windows computer.

  1. Start the Device Management.
  2. To expand the driver list, click Display adapters.
  3. Right-click your graphics driver.
  4. Select Update driver.

You can also manually download the latest version of your graphics driver directly from the manufacturer’s website.

  • Download the latest driver updates from NVIDIA
  • Download the most recent AMD driver updates

After installing the latest drivers, make sure to restart your computer.

Windows Update

Make sure you have the most recent Windows version installed on your computer.

  1. Click Settings and then click Security.
  2. Select Windows Update.
  3. To install the most recent updates, click on the Check For Updates button.

Verify that you are running the latest Windows version. Microsoft has discontinued support for Windows 7, which means that the game is not optimized for this OS version. You will need to upgrade to Windows 10 and Windows 11.

Use compatibility mode to run Valorant

  1. Right-click the Valorant icon and choose Properties.
  2. Go to the Compatible tab.
  3. Select To run this program in compatibility mode, choose an older version of Windows. Choose Windows 7 or Windows 8
  4. Save your changes and start Valorant.
  5. If the error persists select another Windows version from the Compatibility section.

Local app data deleted

  1. Start the Task manager and click on the Processings tab.
  2. Right-click Valorant to select End Task, and you will be able to exit the game entirely.
  3. Next, type appdata into the Windows Start Search box and hit Enter.
  4. Navigate to C:\Users\Username\AppData\Local.
  5. Find the Valorant folder .
  6. Navigate to the Saved folder.
  7. All files in the Config or Logs folders should be deleted.
  8. Start the game again by restarting your computer. Log in to confirm that the problem is resolved.

These solutions may have helped you to fix the problem. Let me know which solution worked for you in the comments section.

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