Battlefield 2042: Validating Loop Fix

If your game keeps validating, then follow our guide on how to fix validating loop in Battlefield 2042.

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If you’ve purchased Battlefield 2042 via Steam, then you might be getting the validating loop bug after the Season 6 update, which just keeps validating the game in the Steam app indefinitely. This bug may be caused by the corrupted cache files in the EA app. Our guide will provide you with the validating loop fix in Battlefield 2042 that’s been working really well for many players.

How to Fix Validating Loop in Battlefield 2042

Recover Your EA App

Although the validating loop bug has been persistent in Steam app, it’s directly connected to the EA app, which is a part of the Battlefield 2042 package. I’ve laid out all the necessary steps on how to fix this issue:

  1. Go to EA app for Windows webpage.
  2. Select “Download EA App” option.
  3. Install the EA app from your hard-drive.
  4. You’ll see a message notifying you that you already have the EA app installed.
  5. Select “Repair” on the pop-up window to start the recovery process.

When it’s done repairing and recovering all the corrupted files after the latest update, the validating loop shouldn’t be bothering you any longer.

Some players have also reported that they had to manually delete the EA cache files and install the EA app from the game folder. If you have any extra issues, then try this:

  1. Find and delete “C:\Users\[USERID]\AppData\Local\Electronic Arts” folder on your PC.
  2. Go to “\Steam\steamapps\common\Battlefield 2042__Installer\Origin\redist\internal” folder.
  3. Right-click on the “EAappInstaller.exe” file.
  4. Select “Run as Administrator” option.
  5. Press “Repair” button to reinstate all the deleted files.

Clear Steam Download Cache

It’s also possible that Steam cache files may be the cause of the infinite validating loop, so try this solution:

  1. Launch Steam app.
  2. Click the “Steam” button in the upper left corner of the screen.
  3. Select “Settings” option.
  4. Go to “Downloads” tab.
  5. Click the “Clear Download Cache” button.

That’s everything you need to know on how to fix validating loop in Battlefield 2042. Stay tuned for more BF2042 tips and tricks articles right here.

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Serhii Patskan

Sergey has been a freelancer in the video games industry for more than five years, writing for various publications around the world. His favorite games are MtG, Dark Souls, Diablo, and Divinity: Original Sin.