Users on Roblox getting an error code which is Roblox error code 279. Getting this error code, users are unable to play their favorite game on it. If you are also getting the same error when you are trying to play a game on Roblox then, this guide is for you. But, before going to the solution of this error code, we will learn what does this error code means and why it appears because knowing the reason for any error code makes it easy to solve.
What does Roblox error code 279 mean, and why it appears?
Roblox error code 279 means that the Roblox detects some suspicious activity by the player, and hence the player may be banned or kicked by that game with this error code. Sometimes, if the game developer inserts some illegal scripts in the game, you may face this error code on your screen. In addition, this error may arise due to the Browser Extensions, Invalid Port addresses, or blockage of some game files by windows firewall and antivirus software.
Hence, you can say that this error code is typically not caused by the Roblox but by the illegal insertion of scripts in the game by the game developer. Roblox kicks users with the error code 279 to prevents hacking and does it whenever it detects any new scripts on any game presented on it without prior information.
Why you are being kicked from the Game
There can be many reasons behind being kicked by the game or being banned by the game. When you are blocked by the Roblox, it mentions the reason behind this, which has been associated with the error code 279.
Sometimes, users get kicked by the games that have their accounts under 30 days old. If you too, having an account that is not more than 30 days old and getting this error code, then you should not worry in this case. In this case, you can play other games as the Roblox has many other games too.
If users have an issue with their Antivirus or Windows Firewall then, in this case, the Error message with error code 279 may appear any of these:
- You were kicked from this game: Self Moderate.
- You were kicked from this game: Banned from the server.
If you have banned by the Roblox then, here is a full guide on- How to Get Unbanned From Roblox
How to Fix Roblox error code 279
To fix Roblox error code 279 you should follow these workarounds:
- Reset the Internet Browser Settings.
- Update and Set Chrome as Default Browser.
- Disable the Adblocker if using any.
- Disable the Antivirus software.
- Update Your Network Drivers.
- Uninstall and Reinstall the Roblox
Reset the Internet Browser Settings
We have mentioned this workaround as the top priority because many users have fixed error code 279 on Roblox using this. Here is how you can easily reset your internet browser’s settings.
- Open the Chrome browser on your system.
- Click on the three dots present on the top right corner of the screen and select settings from the list.
- Now, click on the advanced section to expand it.
- Next, you will see the reset and clean up option, click on it.
- Now, try to relaunch the Roblox and check if the error code has gone or not.
Update and Set Chrome as Default Browser
Many users make this mistake as they open Roblox on an outdated version of their browser. You can fix this issue by updating your ChromeOS and set it as the default browser. If you don’t have any idea how you can update the chromeOS then, do not worry, as we have written a full guide on it.
From here, you can learn how to update the chrome browsers and after updating and setting it as the default browser, you should check once if the issue is gone or not.
Disable the Adblocker if using any
Many users use adblocker to play games without seeing an ad. If you are also using one, then you should disable it to prevent appearing the Roblox error code 279.
An adblocker may block some game files and prevent the game to open properly.
Disable the Antivirus software
This can be also a big reason behind the error code 279 on Roblox as the antivirus software may quarantine some game files and prevent the game to download properly. As a result, you may face the error code on your screen. So if you are using an antivirus, then you should disable this software during the game playing.
If you don’t have any idea how you can do it, then read our full guide on it.
Update Your Network Drivers
Some users get this error code due to an outdated network driver. So you should also check if you are using an outdated version of your network drivers. To update the network drivers:
- Open Cortana and search for Device Manager in it.
- Now, click on Network Adapters and you can manually check if your driver is up to date or not.
- Using the web, update your drivers automatically and relaunch the Roblox.
Uninstall and Reinstall the Roblox to Fix Roblox error code 279
If none of the above workarounds helped you to fix Roblox error code 279, then you should try uninstalling and reinstalling the Roblox. This workaround may take some time but this helped many people to fix this error code.
Reinstalling the Roblox, download the latest and updated version automatically. To uninstall the Roblox:
- Go to the programs and software.
- Search for Roblox and make a right-click on then click on Uninstall.
After, uninstalling you should delete the temporary files too, before downloading its latest version.
- Type %temp% in the search area and hit Enter.
- Select all the temporary files and delete them by pressing the shift+delete button together.
Now, after downloading and installing Roblox, try opening this using a strong VPN so that the Roblox error code 279 won’t appear.
If there is any problem with updating the Roblox either on Windows 10 or Mac Read:
How to Fix Roblox was not able to update on Windows 10
Roblox was not able to update on Mac
That’s all… Hope this guide will help you to resolve your issue. Tell us in the comment section which workaround helped you.