How To Fix “Disconnected: EAC: Authentication timed out” in Rust

Many people are facing an issue in Rust where their EAC Anti Cheat is acting all kinds of weird. The main issue arises when one cannot even login to their rust account.

If you get the “Disconnected: EAC: Authentication timed out (1/2)” error in Rust, I’ve got some solutions for you. Try them out at your own leisure and let me know if they are indeed working for you or not.

Rust EAC Timed Out How To Fix

How To Fix “Disconnected: EAC: Authentication timed out” in Rust

Do not use the desktop shortcut to play the game. Instead, run the game by using the command line.

  • To get this error when running Rust, try to use a shortcut without a password.
  • To the Steam Library, search for Rust and click the Play button

Method #1

  • Run the Steam
  • Library > Rust > Right Click > Properties > Local Files > Browse local files
  • Go to the EasyAntiCheat folder
  • Run the EasyAntiCheat_Setup
  • Select the Rust from the list.
  • Click on the Repair Service (If there isn’t the Repair button, click on the Install Easy Anti-Cheat)

Method #2

Opt into the beta release of Rust.

  • Go to the Steam Library
  • Right-click on the Rust
  • Click on the Properties
  • Go to the Betas tab and enable the beta.

Method #3

Verify Rust’s files.

  • Go to the Steam library
  • Right-click on the Rust
  • Select Properties
  • Go to the LOCAL FILES tab.

Hopefully one of the above solutions will work for you in fixing the EAC Anticheat error for rust. If you have any further solution for this issue, do comment down below.

Thanks for reading!

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