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How to Fix Error Code INST-14-1460 on EA App

The EA app is an enhanced PC platform where you can download and play your favorite games.

It’s an optimized platform that makes it easier to discover, download, and play in a few clicks.

You can link your EA account with your favorite gaming platforms and import friend lists.

See what your friends are playing, discover EA’s latest games, and add them to your collection.

Despite the EA app’s optimization, players might encounter errors on the app like installation issues.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix the error code INST-14-1460 on the EA App (Local Operation Timeout).

What is Error Code INST-14-1460?

Error code INST-14-1460 suggests that there is a local operation timeout.

It also indicates that the app tried running an installer for one of its dependencies but failed to do so.

This can happen when trying to install the VC Redistributables.

How to Fix Error Code INST-14-1460 on EA App

To fix error code INST-14-1460 on EA App, you need to install the missing C++ Redistributables.

You can also try downloading the latest version of the .NET Framework or adding a new Microsoft account.

Method 1: Install missing C++ Redistributables

  1. Go to https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/cpp/windows/latest-supported-vc-redist.
  2. Install the x86 (32-bit) versions 10 (2010), 11 (2012), 12 (2013), and 14 (2015+).
  3. Install the x64 (64-bit) version 14 (2015+).

Source: EA_Leeuw.

Method 2: Download the latest version of the .NET Framework

  1. Go to https://dotnet.microsoft.com/en-us/download/dotnet-framework.
  2. Download the latest version of the .NET Framework.
  3. Reinstall the EA app from ea.com/ea-app.

Source: ccf5bb90f7b99e0a.

Method 3: Add a new Microsoft account

  1. Search for “Settings” using Windows Search and open it.
  2. Accounts > Other Users > Add account.
  3. Add someone else’s Microsoft account.
  4. Restart your computer, log in to the new account, install the EA app, and run it.
  5. Go back to your main Windows account and delete the local account.

Source: Ser_Arthur_XIV.

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