How to fix GTA v error code 1000.50 in Windows 10/8/7 [Steps]

What is ‘GTA v error code 1000.50’ in Windows 10/8/7?

If you are facing ‘GTA v error code 1000.50’ error on Steam Client in Windows 10/8/7 computer when attempting to launch/play GTA V game (Grand Threat Auto V) via Steam Client, then you are in right place for the solution. Here, you will be guided with easy steps/methods to resolve the issue. Let’s starts the discussion.

 ‘Grand Theft Auto (GTA)’: Grand Theft Auto is series of action-adventure games created by David Jones and Mike Daily. This game is available for Android, Dreamcast, Fire OS, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, iOS, macOS, Microsoft Windows, MS-DOS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Switch, Oculus Quest 2, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PlayStation Portable, Windows Phone, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.

Grand Theft Auto series is split into separate fictional universes named after the primary level of graphics capability used in each area. The original Grand Theft Auto, its expansions and its squeal are considered as 2D universe. Grand Theft Auto III and its sequels are considered 3D universe Grand Theft Auto IV its expansions and Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) are considered as HD universe.

However, several users reported that they faced ‘GTA v error code 1000.50’ error on Social Club launcher when they tried to launch GTA V (Grand Theft Auto V) game via Steam Client on their Windows 10/8/7 computer. There could be several reasons behind the issue including underlying Rockstar server issue, issue with Steam Client/Social Club process, required administrator permission is not give to Steam or Social Club launcher or the Grand Theft Auto V game, and other reasons.

This issue can be occurred due to some issue with network connection like network or TCP/IP inconsistency so you can fix the issue by restarting or resetting your network device like router. Another possible reason behind this error can be Steam service client that is stuck in limbo state, and corrupted Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) game installation files. Let’s go for the solution.

How to fix GTA V error code 1000.50 in Windows 10/8/7?

Method 1: Fix ‘GTA V error code 1000.50’ with ‘PC Repair Tool’

If this issue is occurred due to some issues with your Windows PCs, then you can try to fix the issue with ‘PC Repair Tool’. This software offers you to find and fix BSOD errors, DLL errors, EXE errors, problems with programs/applications, malware or viruses issues and other system issues with just few clicks. You can get this through button/link below.

Method 2: Check Social Club service/server status

Before troubleshooting the issue, you should make sure Social Club server/service is up and running properly. You can check service/server status of Social Club via ‘’ page and check if there is no issue with the server/service. If you investigate there is some issue with service or server is undergoing maintenance, then you will need to wait until server issue is resolved.

Method 3: Kill Social Club and Steam processes in Task Manager

One possible way to fix the issue is to close Social Club and Steam processes in Task Manager completely.

Step 1: Press ‘CTRL + SHIFT + ESC’ keys on keyboard to open ‘Task Manager’

Step 2: Under ‘Processes’ tab, find and right-click on Steam relating processes one-by-one and select ‘End Task’ to close them. Repeat the same step for Social Club processes and close them

Step 3: Once done, launch Steam Client and launch Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) game and check if it works for you.

Method 4: Run Steam Client with Administrator permission

You can provide administrator permission to Steam Client in order to fix the issue.

Step 1: Open ‘File Explorer’ and navigate the Steam Client installation folder or the following path

C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam

Step 2: Once you are inside correct path, right-click on ‘Steam.exe’ and select ‘Properties’. In ‘Properties’, click on ‘Compatibility’ tab, and tick ‘Run this program as an administrator’ checkbox and then hit ‘Apply’ and ‘Ok’ button to save the changes.

Step 3: Once done, re-launch Steam Client and Grand Theft Auto V and check if it works for you.

Method 5: Restart ‘Steam Service Client’ service

Step 1: Press ‘Windows + R’ keys on keyboard, type ‘services.msc’ in ‘Run’ window and hit ‘Ok’ button to open ‘Services’ window

Step 2: In the opened window, find and right-click on ‘Steam Client Service’, and select ‘Properties’

Step 3: Under ‘General’ tab, click ‘Stop’ button to stop the service, and after few seconds, click on ‘Start’ button under ‘Service Status’ section and then click ‘Apply’ and ‘Ok’ button to save the changes. Once done, please check if the issue is resolved.

Method 6: Restart or reset your router

This issue can be occurred due to TCP/IP or network inconsistency in your router/network device. You can fix the issue by performing router reset or restart.

Restart your router:

To do so, turn OFF your router and unplug power cable from router, and also disconnect all connected devices from router. After about 10-20 seconds, plug power cable back to router and turn it ON. Wait to establish the connection and connect your computer to router, and check if the network relating issue is resolved.

Reset your router:

To do so, press & hold ‘Reset’ button on router using a sharp object and hold the ‘Reset’ button for about 10 seconds until you see frond LED flashing at same time. Once finished, retry playing Grand Theft Auto V game and check if the error is resolved.

Method 7: Verify integrity of game files relating to ‘Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V)’ game

Corruption or missing game files relating to Grand Theft Auto V game can be fixed or repaired by verifying integrity of game files.

Step 1: Open Steam Client in Windows PC and go to ‘Library’, find and right-click on ‘Grand Theft Auto V’, and select ‘Properties’

Step 2: Click ‘Local Files’ tab, and click on ‘Verify integrity of game files’ button

Step 3: This will reinstall corrupted or missing game files and once done, retry playing Grand Theft Auto V game and check if it works for you.


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