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How to Fix Social Club Error Code 1002

The Rockstar Games Launcher is a software platform created by Rockstar Games to sell and launch their PC games.

It enables users to browse, purchase, and download games from Rockstar’s library, such as Red Dead Redemption and Grand Theft Auto.

Some users have reported having trouble connecting to the launcher, while others have reported issues like freezing or unresponsiveness.

These issues have been reported by players on forums and social media platforms.

A common error that players face is error code 1002 in Social Club.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix error code 1002 in Social Club in the Rockstar Games Launcher.

What is error code 1002 in Social Club?

Code 1002 Social Club

Error code 1002 in Social Club happens because of an incorrectly installed Social Club folder.

Otherwise, another application is preventing Social Club from communicating with the Rockstar Games servers.

It can also happen because the launcher cannot locate the Social Club folder.

This is usually due to a missing Documents folder in the C or D drive.

How to fix Social Club error code 1002

To fix Social Club error code 1002, you need to change the location of your documents folder to the default location.

To do this, open the File Explorer > This PC > right-click “Documents” > Properties > Location > Restore Default > Apply > Ok.

Here’s how to do this:

  1. Open the File Explorer and select “This PC”.
  2. Right-click “Documents”.
  3. Select “Properties”.
  4. Location > Restore Default > Apply > Ok.
  5. Open the Rockstar Games Launcher and launch a game (e.g. GTA 5).

If the problem still exists, go to This PC > Windows (C:) > Users > Your user.

In the user folder, right-click > New > Folder > name it “Documents”.

Next, copy the file directory of the new folder, go back to the documents folder in “This PC”, right-click it, and select “Location”.

Lastly, change the location to the location of the new documents folder in the C Drive.

Further reading

How to Fix “Social Club has failed to start because of an incomplete installation code 1″

How to Fix Error Code 6000.87 in Rockstar Games Launcher

How to Fix “Failed to connect to the Rockstar Games Library Service”


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