How To Fix Rainbow Six Siege Error Code 2-0x00000048?

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If you are currently playing Rainbow Six Siege, and have been prompted with the following, Rainbow Six Siege (R6) Error Code 2-0x00000048 message. Then, chances are you are seeing it as a result of issues at the server end or a connectivity issue, interrupting the game to run properly.

Rainbow Six Siege Error Code 2-0x00000048

And although, this error seems to be quite an old one from what we had learned so far. Still, it manages to show up on users system’s every now and then when they try playing the game Rainbow Six Siege on their respective systems.

We have gone through a number of forums and discussion threads online. And have fortunately been able to come up with a few solutions with the help of which you can try solving the issue on your own, unless it is a server issue.

Fixes For Rainbow Six Siege Error 2-0x00000048

Fix 1: Check server status

What most users have reported as well as what their official page also claims, is that the most common or primary reasons why the particular error occurs in the first place would be due to a server outage or issue at the server end itself. 

Hence, it is important that you check their server status and be sure whether the problem is indeed at the server end itself or not. You can check for the server status by either going to their official website or head to third-party websites such as downdetector, to see if other users in your region are facing the same issue.  

And if you find that the error might be coming up as a result of an issue at the server side. Then, there is nothing much to do for you anyways. But, rather just wait it out, till the problem gets fixed at the server end.

However, if everything is up and running fine. Then, you might need to check your internet connection or update a few things here and there as mentioned further below.

Fix 2: Troubleshoot Connection Issues

If you see that everything at the server end is up and running fine. Then, it would be right for you to check your connections next as had been mentioned by Rainbow Six’s official website as well. 

Rainbow Six Siege Error Code 2-0x00000048

Depending on whichever platform or system you are playing the game on. You can refer to the following links below to go to the troubleshooting guides for each one. 

And although, the steps mentioned in the articles whose links have been provided above seem a little lengthy and overwhelming. It is worth giving it a try to checkmark everything there is to try and solve the following error.

Fix 3: Deactivate and Reactivate UPnP

Rainbow Six Siege Error 2-0x00000048

If you are suffering from the following error on a Windows PC. Then, you can try out the following steps as have been mentioned by user @Pyrrhus below.

  • Here, you will need to first go to your router setup page or interface page. 
  • Usually, you can do this by heading to the following address: on your browsers. 
  • It is however, important to note here that the address might differ from one model to the other. Hence, it would be a good idea to try and find out the address for your respective router on your own or refer to the manual that came with your router at the time of purchase.
  • Then, under the Forwarding section, head to the UPnP option and deactivate it.
  • After a few moments, activate the UPnP option again and turn off your router device.
  • Unplug your network devices from the power supply and after 10 seconds or more, plug them back in and switch on the devices. 
  • Check whether doing so helps fix the issue for you. 
Rainbow Six Siege Error 2-0x00000048

Fix 4: Contact Customer Support

If none of the above mentioned solutions for you, and have been dealing with the error for quite some time now. Then, it would be a good idea to directly contact their customer support and discuss the problem with them.

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