Fix Genshin Impact Program Update Request Error

Fix Genshin Impact Program Update Request Error

miHoYo is back with its Genshin Impact which is based on the open-world along with an interesting storyline. It’s deciphering that Genshin Impact got a huge good response, there’s a huge number of players who downloaded the game so the server is massive to manage. However, the game is available on multiple platforms and planned to be released on Nintendo Switch. A number of Genshin Impact players are facing the “Update Error Request” issue, so the problem is related to update.

Here’s the fix that is available with a simple guide that will help you to eliminate the Genshin Impact Program Update Request Error. Without further ado, let’s get started.

Fix Genshin Impact Program Update Request Error

How To Fix Genshin Impact Program Update Request Error

There is more than one possible solution listed below, so follow the guide till the end.

Turn On/Off VPN

VPN is the best thing that is ever created, you can set a VPN to other regions. Try NA or Asia, and check if this works, if not you can head towards the next solution.


Using DNS and changing the DNS address might resolve the issue. You can use Google DNS or Cloudflare DNS. Just click on the DNS to open the link and follow the guide to change the DNS address. Once the address is changed, follow the guide mentioned below:

  • Press Windows key, and search for “Command Prompt”, select “Run as administrator” option
  • Search the command ipconfig/release and wait
  • Search the command ipconfig/renew and wait
  • Seach the command ipcong/flushdns and wait
  • Reopen the launcher, and try it

Allow Genshin Impact through Windows Firewall

It might possible that Firewall is interfering with the game files. So it’s recommended to add the game in exception.

  • Press the Windows button
  • Search for “Allow an app through windows firewall”
  • Click on “Change Settings” 
  • Click on “Allow another app”
  • Now browse and find the Genshiin Impact.exe file and click on Add
  • Restart the launcher
  • Now try it again

The problem might be resolved.

What if nothing works?

If the solutions provided above don’t work, then you can reinstall the game from the scratch. Uninstall the Gensgin Impact completely, and reinstall the game. This may buy you some time, but it’s worth to tryout.

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Hrishi Parkhe

Hrishi is a B.S.E IT/Sales graduate from Mumbai who went on to work in neither of those fields in the end. It happens. He's a freelance writer, loves to travel, experiencing the things with that money which surprise him. Hrishi loved to watch anime, movies and listening to music but this doesn't mean he's a hikikomori. He always believes that there's so much in those things that we miss out on every day.

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