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How to unlink epic games to then link to my actual account?

The Reason is a GHOST Epic Games account has been created, and you no longer get the activation screen. To sign into that GHOST account you need to set it up first. Login to Epic Games using your ...
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If I close the Epic Launcher during a download, will the download fail?

Yes, you can close the Epic Games Launcher without having to worry that you'd have to download everything from the start. All downloads will be paused once you exit the launcher. When you launch it ...
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why do VALORANT and the Riot Client have two desktop shortcuts each?

Why this happen? Valorant is just one game developed by Riot Games, whereas the Riot Client is a client through which you can launch any game provided by them, currently including: League of Legends, ...
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How to find Epic Game Store (EGS) games' launch name for their launch command?

This was an interesting challenge. First, I created a couple of shortcuts for a number of different games, and had a look at the .url file it created on my desktop. All the links are of the form: ...
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Is there any way to schedule a download on Epic Games Launcher?

There is no built-in functionality for this. You can set the program up to download, and, after it has started, exit the launcher. Then create a task in Windows Task Scheduler: Trigger it at a ...
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Is it possible to sync all my games to steam from Epic Games Launcher, and Microsoft Store?

The correct answer to this is: it depends on the developer. It's highly unlikely 'all' games will provide such a key. For example, Bethesda has provided steam keys to purchasers of Fallout 76 on the ...
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How to stop autoplay of videos in Epic Games Launcher?

Click the gear in the bottom right corner of a video. This opens a pane with the option to disable autoplay on all videos within EGS.
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"Unsupported Graphics Card" in Epic Games Launcher (GTX 1080)

Put -opengl in shortcut after launcher.exe (foo/launcher.exe -opengl). Enjoy.
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If I turn off my PC while downloading a game will the download restart?

When you restart the Epic Games Launcher - even if it got force-closed, and/or you restarted Windows or your laptop in the meantime - it will continue any downloads it was working on before it was ...
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Why does it say "Are you sure you want to close the Epic Games Launcher? Your installations will be canceled" when I try to close it?

That someone is right. It will resume after you open it again.
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Is it possible to sync all my games to steam from Epic Games Launcher, and Microsoft Store?

steamsync can import Epic Game Store, Xbox/Windows Store, and itch.io games into Steam (as non-Steam shortcuts). UWPHook can import Xbox/Windows Store (GamePass) games into Steam (as non-Steam ...
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What does linking my Xbox live account to my EpicGames account do?

Your Xbox live account should be what connects your xbox profile on the games associated with epic games that you would have on the xbox. There really is no downside to it. Your purchases should be ...
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How to stop flickering of install with Epic Game's Launcher on Linux?

I wanted to add to that if you are using Fedora the command looks like so: sudo dnf install \ wine-core-7.2-1.fc36.x86_64 \ giflib-5.2.1-11.fc36.i686 \ libpng-2:1.6.37-12.fc36.x86_64 \ libpng-2:1.6.37-...
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Epic Games can't login offline

According to the official website found here, Offline mode is only accessible if you don't have an internet connection using the Epic Games Launcher. To enter offline mode: Open the Epic Games ...
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GTA V reverting cloud saves?

There are two possible options here: The Rockstar Games Launcher was closed as soon as the game was terminated, so the RGL didn't had the chance to upload the saves To prevent this in the future, ...
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A single client to run games from different clients

There are some custom clients that try to solve this problem, for example this one: https://www.steamgriddb.com/manager (I'm not affiliated with it and not using it): Currently Supported Launchers: ...
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Why does my game in Epic Games Launcher shows Uninstall and I haven't installed it yet?

A partial answer, to the second question would perhaps be: The launcher may be forcing an update of the multiplayer game in order to be able to play games on servers running the newer version. When ...
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Rocket League crashing as soon as I launch it

My paging file was set to 0 MB due to a recent, very complicated hard drive upgrade. While launching, Rocket League did not have enough VRAM to actually get into the game, which was causing my issue. ...
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Rocket League crashing as soon as I launch it

Unfortunately based on threads like this, this, and this, this seems to be a bug introduced in the last update. No one has found a workaround yet.
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Does my game progress get saved if I am offline?

If you play offline your progress will be saved only on your PC, I don't see any reason to worry about it. What you are missing playing offline is the cloud save feature.
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NBA 2K21 crashes when i play

Turns out my pc doesn't have avx, and NBA 2K21 requires avx to play it. Apparently they assume we all have the latest gaming pc's. This is ridiculous, and reflects poorly on 2K. The only way to fix ...
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Move Epic account to a different Xbox gamer account

No, you cannot disconnect an Epic Games account from an account on a console and reconnect it on an account of the same console type. Once you disconnect, you won't be able to connect a different ...
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How do you turn on your Mic on Fortnite for Nintendo Switch?

These are the instructions in order to enable voice chat. Start Fortnite and select the top menu "Settings". Go to the tab "Sound", you will find below the category of "Voice ...
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Epic Games can't login offline

You would need an internet connection upon the first login. This is because the Launcher can't verify that the account details are correct, as it has no idea what the Epic Games Server has. It would ...
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Support for occasionally plugged hard drive for steam-like application?

Steam, GoG, Origin, Epic, Blizzard Battle.net, and UPlay all support using an external drive. Symbolic links (Wikipedia) would work no matter if the launcher supports external drives or not, but may ...
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Epic Games - GTA 5 download speed stuck at 0

After comparing how the download speed reacts after decreasing/increasing the RetryTime speed I realized that increasing the time increases the speed/chance of hitting 0MB/s again. So what fixed it in ...
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Downloading in Epic Games Launcher starts from 0% after pause and reboot, why?

Don't pause or exit Epic Games launcher when you are still downloading. If the Wi-Fi is off, restart your PC. If you want to shutdown your PC, shut it down without pausing the game or exiting Epic ...
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Epic Games- Fortnite download Cancelled

I am sure that the same files will be downloaded and there will be no difference in performance just because of a paused download.
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Can I swap 2 xbox accounts crossed over with epicgames accounts?

Epic Games will tell you "It cannot be done they are permanently linked." Politically they are correct. Technically they are wrong. The reason is something to do with their policies. I did not try to ...
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Epic launcher not resuming download

You should contact Epic. If it's a bug, they're the only ones who can fix it. Also, I'm sure they're very interested in knowing about bugs like these and fixing them. In the meantime, try not to ...
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