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How to fix Dead by Daylight Error Code 15

Iconic monsters aren’t all that’s scary about asymmetrical multiplayer horror game Dead by Daylight. Unfortunately, players have been encountering Error Code 15 and aren’t able to play as a result. Wondering how to fix Dead by Daylight Error Code 15? If so, you’re in the right place — stick around for the solution in this guide.

How do you fix Dead by Daylight Error Code 15?

how to fix Dead by Daylight Error Code 15

Dead by Daylight Error Code 15 can be caused by a couple of different things. Your PC’s anti-virus software could be causing havoc with the game, or there could be an issue with your EasyAntiCheat (EAC) install. EAC is the program that developers Behaviour Interactive use to prevent hackers from ruining the game, though, ironically, it can cause big problems for legitimate players.

How to fix Dead by Daylight Error Code 15

If you’re being presented with DbD Error Code 15, then follow these troubleshooting steps to solve the issue:

  1. Close the Dead by Daylight application.
  2. Disable any anti-virus programs you have running.
  3. Boot up Dead by Daylight and see if the problem persists.
  4. If it does, uninstall EasyAntiCheat (EAC).
  5. Launch Dead by Daylight and reinstall EasyAntiCheat.
  6. Once the installation is complete, you should be good to go.

If you’ve followed the above steps, then you should stop getting Error Code 15 and be able to play without issue. Should the error message continue to rear its ugly head, then check the Dead by Daylight twitter account (@DeadByBHVR) for status updates. No known issues listed? Then it’s time to submit a support request via the Dead by Daylight Help Center.

For more on EasyAntiCheat issues (which can also cause of Error Code 14), check out our dedicated Dead by Daylight EAC guide.

Dead by Daylight added Silent Hill‘s Pyramid Head to its list of horror villains earlier this year. Fans were overjoyed to see the classic monster make a comeback, but also to see that he was packing “a fat ass” in the back.