EasyAntiCheat is required to be running when playing. If you receive the "Bad or missing configuration" error when attempting to run SMITE, please follow these steps to reinstall EAC:
1. Open the Windows CMD (Command Prompt) as administrator.
2. Change your directory to where EasyAntiCheat_Setup.exe is located by running one of the following commands within the CMD:
cd C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\smite\Binaries\EasyAntiCheat
cd C:\Program Files (x86)\Hi-Rez Studios\HiRezGames\smite\Binaries\EasyAntiCheat
3. Enter the following command into the CMD and press enter to launch the EAC installer:
EasyAntiCheat_Setup.exe install 140
4. The EasyAntiCheast installer should now be open.
Select Install Now to start the install.
The installation is complete once you see the message "Installed Successfully"
After the install is complete, click the green Finish button.