Are you struggling with “Failed to start Denuvo driver. Error code: 2148204812.” Then don’t get annoyed as we are here to discuss the same. So without any further delay let’s gets started with the discussion.

Description of the Error!

We are assuming that you are looking for a perfect solution for the above mention error so we will not pay heed on the uses or advantages of this driver. We will completely focus on the error troubleshooting content.

Well talking about the error, According to the sources whenever users try to launch games like Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 or Football Manager 2018 they get prompted with the above mention error message which eventually prevents them from accessing that particular game. And we would also like to mention here that some users have also claimed the same error code with different message such as “A certificate has been explicitly revoked by its publisher. Error Code 2148204812″.

Since both the error messages indicate the same error the root cause for this error is quite different in both the messages. But don’t worry there can be several reasons for any error to occur but the troubleshooting methods are always common. But we do agree that for the better understanding of any error it is imperative to know the causes.

Whenever we face errors while opening/accessing any application on out system then we need to understand that there is absolutely a software confliction whether the application is not installed properly or it is just not compatible with your Windows Software. And that’s the reason you are facing issues while opening it. And since we know that Denuvo driver is actually responsible for Digital Rights Management that prevents piracy and unsolicited tampering with certain files or components of a program. So if the user have pirated the game then they are likely to suffer from this error.

Try these fixes for Failed to Start Denuvo driver 2148204812

Caution: We will not discuss solution for pirated versions of games, so if you are using a pirated version then the following methods will not help you.

Method 1: Uninstall or Remove the Vanguard or Valorant

You are likely to face the above mention error if you are using Valorant on the same PC where you receive error code 2148204812 because Vanguard is Valorant anti-cheat engine installed at the kernel level. So if you are not playing Valorant, we suggest you to uninstall the game.

Here’s how:

Step 1: First of all open System tray, then right-click on the Vanguard icon> select exit Vanguard

Step 2: Now Settings>Apps & Features > Then go to the Riot Vanguard entry

Step 3: After that click on the Uninstall and in the next step click Yes > Lastly Restart your Computer and see if the issue resolved or not

Method 2: Uninstall the latest Window Update

As we have earlier mentioned that you are likely to face the above mention error because of software confliction and if you are facing the error just after installing Windows latest Update then it is surely because of software confliction. So kindly uninstall the latest Windows Updates on your system.

Here’s how:

Step 1: In the first step type Control Panel in Windows Search and press Enter key > then navigate to the Programs> Uninstall a program

Step 2: Now Select View Installed Updates on the left> then sort all the installed updates by date

Step 3: Right-Click on the latest installment and select Uninstall

Step 4: Once done then reboot your system and see if the issue resolved or not.

Method 3: Reinstall the Game

If you are still struggling with the same issue then we suggest you to uninstall and then reinstall the game in order to tackle the bugs and glitches in the game.

Here’s how:

Step 1: Right-Click on the Beginning & Choose Applications & Features

Step 2: Then find the game from the list and select Uninstall<Uninstall

Step 3: Restart your System and finally Reinstall the Game  

Method 4: Contact Game Support

We have earlier mentioned if you are using pirated version of app or game then you won’t be able to fix the issue by any of the above mentioned methods. But unfortunately if you are following the protocols but still struggling with the issue, then in both the cases we surges you to contact the technical support of the game they will definitely help you in resolving the issue.

Well that’s all guys; we have tried our best to provide all the relevant information to tackle the situation. So make sure to follow our guidelines properly and we hope you will be able to manage the issue.

Thanks for Reading.