FIX: Game security violation detected Apex Legends #00000001

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  • The Easy Anti-cheat system can trigger the Game security violation detected Apex Legend error.
  • In this article, we explore a few troubleshooting steps to help you resolve the error for good.
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Apex Legend error (#0000000d)

When attempting to launch Apex Legend, you may encounter the error message game security violation detected #00000001. This error occurs when the Apex Legend’s anti-cheat system detects an issue with your game files.

That said, most of the time it is a false positive message. The error can be triggered by conflicting software installed on your computer.

In this article, we take a look at a couple of troubleshooting steps to help you resolve the game security violation detected error (#0000000d) in Apex Legends.

How can I fix the Game security violation error in Apex Legends?

1. Disable antivirus and firewall

Turn off anti-virus

Game security violation detected

  1. Press the Windows key + I.
  2. Click on Updates & Security.
  3. Click on Virus & Threat Protection.
  4. In the new window, click on Manage Settings under Virus & threat protection settings.
  5. Toggle the switch to turn off ‘Real-time protection’.

If you have a third-party antivirus installed, open it and temporarily disable the antivirus. Once done, rerun Apex Legend and check if the error is resolved.

Disable Windows Defender firewall

Game security violation detected

  1. Press the Windows key + I.
  2. Open Update & Security.
  3. Click on Firewall & Network Protection.
  4. Select your currently active network.
  5. Toggle the switch to turn off the Firewall.

After disabling the firewall, run Apex Legend and check for any improvements. Make sure to enable the firewall as well as real-time protection to keep your computer safe.

If disabling the firewall works, then try adding Apex Legend file to the white list. This way you don’t have to disable the firewall every time you want to play the game.

Game security violation detected

  1. Press the Windows key + R.
  2. Type control and click OK.
  3. Click on System & Security.
  4. Click on Windows Defender Firewall.
  5. From the left pane, click on Allow an app or feature through Windows Defender Firewall.
  6. Click on Change settings.
    Apex Legend error (#0000000d)
  7. Scroll down and tick Private and Public boxes for every Apex Legends entry.
  8. Click OK to save the changes.

That’s it. Now try to run the game again while keeping the firewall turned and check for any improvements.


2. Repair the game

Apex Legend error (#0000000d)

  1. Launch Origin.
  2. Open the Library.
  3. Select Apex Legends.
  4. Click the gear icon right next to the Play button.
  5. From the context menu, select the Repair option.
  6. Origin will scan the game files and apply required fixes to resolve any issues.

After the repair is complete, close Origin. Relaunch the game as administrator and check for any improvements.

Try to launch the game from the Origin client instead of directly launching it using the desktop shortcut. This method has worked for several users in fixing the crashes.


3. Check for third-party app conflict

Apex Legend error (#0000000d)

If you have a third-party game booster software or game management utility installed, it may create issues with Apex Legend. Gaming laptops come pre-installed with Game center software that can conflict with the game’s anti-cheat system.

Make sure you have closed all the third-party apps running in the background and then launch the game to see if it works normally.

If the issue persists, open Task Manager and check if any process related to the game management tool or RGB lighting controller is still running in the background.

End the process and try again.


4. Reinstall Origin

Game security violation detected

  1. Press the Windows key + R.
  2. Type appwiz.cpl and click OK.
  3. Select Origin from the list of installed apps.
  4. Click on Uninstall. Confirm the action by selecting Yes.
  5. Reboot the computer.
  6. Download and run the Origin installer.

Launch Origin and check if the Game security violation detected (#0000000d) error is resolved.

The Game security violation detected an error in Apex Legend that can occur due to your firewall blocking the connection or if the anti-cheat system detects a specious software on your computer.

Follow the steps in the article to troubleshoot the error.