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How to Fix “The application encountered an unrecoverable error” in FIFA 23

Are you getting an unrecoverable error in FIFA 23?

Here’s the second part of the error message, “The application encountered an unrecoverable error“.

The error message happens when you try to launch the game on Origin/EA.

In this guide, you’ll learn why you’re getting the unrecoverable error in FIFA 23 and how to fix it.

Why am I getting an unrecoverable error in FIFA 23?

The application encountered an unrecoverable error

You’re getting the unrecoverable error in FIFA 23 because of a bug/glitch with the game.

The issue is currently under investigation by EA games.

This is according to an EA community manager in the forums.

The bug will be fixed in the upcoming FIFA 23 update.

Many users are complaining about it on Twitter.

Here’s a tweet by Reiiso, “@EASPORTSFIFA I can’t start Fifa 23, “The application encountered an unrecoverable error”.

And another tweet, “No luck here, I’ve tried every method I could find and think of. I guess we just have to wait for a fix by EA”.

How to fix “The application encountered an unrecoverable error” in FIFA 23

How to fix "The application encountered an unrecoverable error" in FIFA 23

To fix “The application encountered an unrecoverable error” in FIFA 23, you need to launch Origin/EA as an administrator.

You can also try uninstalling other anti-cheat programs (e.g. FACEIT AC), uninstalling EA Anticheat, or enabling secure boot on your PC.

  • Launch Origin/EA as an administrator.
  • Uninstall FACEIT Anti-Cheat (or other Anti-Cheat programs).
  • Uninstall EA Anticheat (from the game files) > launch Origin/EA as an administrator > launch FIFA 23 > Anticheat will be automatically reinstalled.
  • Enable secure boot on your PC (Restart your PC > press the BIOS key > Boot Options > Secure Boot > Enable).
  • Disable real-time protection in your antivirus.

For Windows 11, right-click the Origin/EA app > Run as administrator.

For Windows 10, right-click the Origin/EA app > More > Run as administrator.

If all else fails, you need to wait until the EA team fixes the bug.

This can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

You can also contact EA support here: https://help.ea.com/en/fifa/fifa-23/.

Further reading

Best Goalkeepers in FIFA 23 (GK)

How to Fix “EA Anticheat Service encountered an error” in FIFA 23

How to Fix “Secure Boot is not enabled on this machine” in FIFA 23

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