SOVLED! We Are Unable To Verify The Validity Of The Downloaded File

If you come across the error “we are unable to verify the validity of the downloaded file” while installing/reinstalling Facebook Gameroom, certificate must be expired. To dismiss the error, all you have to do is to install the latest certificate. Depending on the situation, you also need to consider changing the system date, downloading the latest version of .NET Framework, deleting leftover files, etc. Spare a bit of your time to check out this article to be able to get the most out of  Facebook Gameroom.

What Might Have Gone Wrong

All in all, on Windows, the installation of Gameroom is usually a straightforward affair that involves little work. Still, if the error “we are unable to verify the validity of the downloaded file” gives you a hard time, keep in mind these possibilities: 

  • Expired certificate. 
  • .NET Framework is out-of-date. 
  • Leftover files. 

Facebook Gameroom Not Installing: Fixes

Note: Before restoring to complex and complicated solutions, you may want to go through the following steps: 

  • Step 1: Press Windows key, type %temp% and hit Enter.
  • Step 2: Search for FacebookGamesArcade.msi using the search bar on the top right, right-click it and pick Run as administrator. 
  • Step 3: See how things turn out. 

Install The Latest Certificate

  • Step 1: Locate Facebook Gameroom Installer, right-click it and pick Properties.
  • Step 2: Go to Digital Signatures tab, select the name of the signer under Signature list and choose Details.
  • Step 3: Hit View Certificate in General tab of Digital Signatures Details.
  • Step 4: In Certificate, click Install Certificate…, choose Next and hit Automatically select the certificate store.
  • Step 5: Select Next, choose Finish and let the process run all the way. After the installation finishes, right-click Facebook Gameroom Installer and pick Troubleshoot compatibility. Next, select Try recommended settings, choose Test the program… and witness the result. If there is nothing out of the ordinary, right-click Facebook Gameroom Installer then pick Run as administrator. 

Change The System Date

  • Step 1: Right-click Facebook Gameroom Installer then pick Properties.
  • Step 2: Select the name of the signer under Signature list in Digital Signatures tab, choose Details and hit View Certificate 
  • Step 3: Note down the validity period of the certificate.
  • Step 4: Press Windows + I to open Settings, hit Time & Language then toggle off the switches next to Set time automatically and Set time zone automatically. 
  • Step 5: Under Set time and date manually, hit Change then set the time so it falls within the validity period you noted previously. Last but not least, run Facebook Gameroom Installer as administrator and determine whether the issue persists. 

Download The Latest .NET Framework

  • Step 1: Open your web browser, visit the official website of .NET Framework and download the latest version. 
  • Step 2: Run the downloaded installer, follow on-screen instructions to install .NET Framework and restart your computer. 
  • Step 3: Install Facebook Gameroom one more time by running Facebook Gameroom as administrator. 

Delete Leftover Files 

You run into the error “we are unable to verify the validity of the downloaded file”  as you reinstall Facebook Gameroom? Then there is a good chance that the presence of leftover files is the root of the problem. That means you must delete leftover files before reinstalling Facebook Gameroom. 

  • Step 1: Press Windows + E to open File Explorer
  • Step 2: Comb the computers for traces of Gameroom files, delete them and restart your computer. 
  • Step 3: Run Facebook Gameroom Installer as administrator

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Facebook Gameroom?

Formerly known as Facebook Games Arcade, Facebook Gameroom is an app that allows users to play games without being distracted by Facebook news feeds. The application provides a wide range of games including casino, bingo, shooting games, simulators… etc. Some games support solo play while others may require you to team up with other players.

Is Facebook Gameroom free?

Facebook Gameroom is completely free for download from the official website. Most of the games on it cost nothing to play as well but some include paid options.

How can I improve my gaming experience?

To enjoy games to the fullest, you must meet specific requirements. For optimal gaming experience, make sure that your display driver is up-to-date, secure a decent CPU (Core i5, AMD Ryzen, …) and the RAM is around 8GB. 

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