How to Fix FIFA 23 Failure During Update Process

How to fix FIFA 23 Failure during Update process

This article will tell you how to fix FIFA 23 Failure During Update Process. When we try to update FIFA 23, it gives an anti-cheat service error with the message “EA anti-cheat service encountered an error”.

FIFA 23 is a football simulation video game published by Electronic Arts. It is the 30th and final installment in the FIFA series that is developed by EA Sports.


Before moving toward the solution, make sure that you have closed Steam, FIFA 23, EA, and other Origin applications. Also, close the EA from hidden icons by clicking on show hidden applications on the taskbar. Then right-click on EA and click exit. This will close all the background operations of EA applications.

Following are some easy solutions to fix FIFA 23 Failure During Update Process:

  1. Disable Anti-virus and Real-time Protection
  2. Delete and Reinstall EA Anti Cheater
  3. Run FIFA 23 and its Launcher applications as an Administrator
  4. Uninstall Anti-Cheater Applications other than EA Anti Cheater
  5. Disable all Microsoft Services

Solution 01: Disable Anti-Virus and Real-time Protection:

If you have any anti-virus program installed on your PC, then disable or uninstall it. In the following steps, I will tell you how to disable real-time protection:

01: Go to Settings.

02: Click on Privacy and Security.

03: From the left panel, open Windows Security.

04: Click on Virus and Threat Protection.

05: Click on Manage Settings under Virus and Threat Protection Settings.

06: Toggle off the Real-time Protection.

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Now try to update the FIFA 23 game, if it’s still giving errors then follow Solution 02.

Solution 02: Delete and Reinstall EA Anti Cheater:

To do so, follow these steps:

01: Double-click on This PC.

02: Open Local Disk (C).

03: Click on Program Files and open the EA folder.

04: Click on the AC folder.

05: Open EAAntiCheat.Installer.exe.

06: Click on the drop-down menu and select FIFA 23.07: The uninstall button is available because EA Anti Cheater is already installed. So, click on Uninstall button.

how to fix FIFA 23 failure during update process

08: After uninstall, the Install button will be available. Click on the Install button to reinstall the EA Anti Cheater.

This will solve the problem and FIFA 23 will no longer give an error of Anti Cheat Service and will update normally. If the problem still exists, then follow Solution 03.

Solution 03: Run FIFA 23 and its Launcher applications as an Administrator:

01: Right-click on FIFA 23 and click on Properties.

02: Click on Compatibility.

03: Check the Run this program as an administrator.

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04: Click Apply and then OK.

Now, apply these Settings to Launcher Applications. If you are using any launcher to play FIFA 23, such as EA, Steam, or Origin, set all of them to Run as an Administrator.

Now, update FIFA 23 and check whether the problem gets solved or not. If not, then follow Solution 4.

Solution 04: Uninstall Anti Cheater Applications other than EA Anti Cheater:

01: Go to Control Panel.

01: Click on Uninstall a Program under Programs.

03: Now uninstall all the other anti-cheat applications such as Faceit Anti Cheat, Riot Vanguard, etc.

04: Restart your computer after deleting other Anti-cheat applications.

This will solve the problem. Now you can update and enjoy playing FIFA 23 without any errors. But if the problem still exists then follow Solution 05.

Solution 05: Disable All Microsoft Services:

01: Go to Search Section and Enter Run.

02: Now type msconfig and press Enter.

03: Click on the Services Tab.

04: in the left bottom corner, click on Hide All Microsoft Services.05: Now click on Disable All and press OK.

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Now, update the FIFA 23 game and it will not give any error.


I have provided 5 easy solutions to fix FIFA 23 Failure During Update Process. Following the steps will help you to update FIFA 23 easily on your PC without any errors. Hope so you will enjoy it.

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