How to Fix Valorant VAN9003 Error [FIXED]

Published Date : May 19, 2023
Category : How To | Tips & Tricks
How to Fix Volarant VAN9003 Error

Riot Games developed the 5v5 tactical-based Valorant which is an FPS game. With over 13 rounds to defend or attack via weapons and abilities, you get one life for each round. But after the recent 5.12 update, many gamers reported the Valorant VAN9003 error which was followed by another error that says “This build of Vanguard is out of compliance with current system settings”.

This is followed by the instruction “ See the Vanguard Notification center in the tray for more details”.See the Vanguard Notification center

Also, a similar error that displays VAN9003 “Initial Attestation Failure Secure Boot Requirement Not Met” was reported by various users. However, If you are also having a similar issue with your Valorant, this troubleshooting guide is for you.

Read the following simple yet effective steps to fix the Valorant VAN9003 error on your Windows devices. But before we head to the solution it is important to understand the issue that can end up displaying the VAN9003 error.

What does Valorant VAN9003 Error Signifies?

The error can occur when secure boot is not enabled on your device. The trusted features of Windows such as secure boot, Trusted Platform Module, etc help your system to boot the applications or programs safely. And hence Vanguard also requires these two programs i.e Trusted Platform Module and Secure boot to ensure that the system is in a safe state.

Now check if the BIOS Mode is set to UEFI. Also, Secure Boot State is On. If these settings don’t match apply the following steps in order to enable the Secure boot state on your PC.

Steps to Quickly Fix Valorant VAN9003 Error

Apply the following fixes to resolve the VAN9003 error on your device.

Fix 1: Enable Secure Boot

Apply the below-mentioned steps to fix the VAN9003 error on your device by enabling the Secure Boot on your PC.

Step 1: Restart your computer and Press the F2 key to enter BIOS mode.

Step 2: If you are using

  • Inspiron, Vostro, Alienware: Click on Secure Boot and then change Secure Boot to Enable. To save press the F10 key and exit.Inspiron, Vostro, Alienware
  • OptiPlex, Wyse, XPS, & Precision: Open Secure Boot and click on Secure boot Enable. Now check if the Secure Boot is Enabled. Click on Apply, Exit, and then Save.OptiPlex, Wyse, XPS, & Precision

Once these settings are applied and saved, wait till your Computer restarts. If the Valorant VAN9003 error persists, move to the next Fix to resolve the issue.

Also Read: Valorant Not Launching on PC Error

Fix 2: Enable TPM

To fix the Valorant error you must check if TPM is enabled. Here’s how to check it.

Click on the Windows and R keys together to open the Run dialog box. Enter tpm.msc and click on OK. If the TPM version is below 2.0 then your system will ask for an upgrade. For this you need to enable TPM from your BIOS by applying the below-listed steps.Enable TPM

Step 1: Restart your Windows 11 device and open BIOS using the F10, F11, F12, or Delete key (depending on your motherboard manufacturer).

Step 2: In the Advanced BIOS mode navigate to TPM status or PTT, fTPM using the arrow keys.

Step 3: Click on the Enable option and press Enter key on your keyboard.

Step 4: Save changes and then Exit BIOS mode. Restart your computer to check if the game error is fixed.

Launch the game Valorant to check if the VAN9003 error is resolved.

Also Read: How to Fix Valorant ‘Graphics Driver Crashed’ Error

Fix 3: Update Windows

Another possible reason behind VAN9003 Volarant error is the outdated version of Windows. Many existing software or hardware device can have compatibility issues with the version of Windows. And to resolve this Microsoft releases regular updates for Windows. Not only bug fixes but the overall performance of your Pc is also improved with the Windows updates.

Therefore, to resolve Van9003 Valorant Windows 11 error here’s how you can download the latest Windows update

Step 1: In the Search bar type Settings. Click on the Settings App icon and Open.Search Setting and Open it

Step 2: Now Select the Windows update tab and press the Check for Updates button.Click on Check for updates windows 11 button

Wait till the download completes and Restart your PC to apply the updates.

Now check if the VaAN9003 Valorant error Windows 11 is fixed with the Windows update.

Closing Lines:

With the above article, we hope that you have fixed the Valorant VAN9003 error. In most cases, the issue is resolved by enabling the Secure Boot mode. However, if you still have any concerns leave them in the comment section below. We will try our best to address the problem with the relevant solution.

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Akshara Parnami
Akshara is an Engineer turned Technical Writer. She is a tech reader who aims to deliver the best of her knowledge to the readers without complicating it. If not writing you can find her in the kitchen, because no place serves the good tea.

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