Setting up your Permissions

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League of Legends requires administrative privileges to install and run correctly. There are several fixes for this problem which are described below.


  • Update Windows

    To make sure your version of Windows is up-to-date, search for "Windows Update" in the Start menu and run the program.

    Disable UAC

    • Type “UAC” into your Windows taskbar
    • Select “Change User Account Control settings”
    • Select the “Never notify” option in the UAC settings box
    • Click “OK”

    Run the game as an Administrator

    • Right click on the shortcut for League of Legends
    • Select Properties
    • Check the box labelled "Run as Administrator" under the Compatibility tab
    Please Note: If you are using Windows XP, you will need to login as an Administrator.

    Check your Hard Drive for errors

    Occasionally, these problems can be caused by a corrupt disk fragment. To check for corruption, run a Scandisk on the drive:

    Reinstalling the game as an Administrator:

    If all else fails you may need to re-install the game with administrative rights using this guide:

    Once you've uninstalled the game, right-click the installer and select "Run as Administrator."


    Still having issues?

    If none of the above points helped, please submit a ticket to Player Support. In order to help us resolve your issue quickly, please include the following information in your ticket:

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