Fix Minecraft Won’t Launch in Windows 10

Minecraft has taken the world by the storm, it was an indie project game and it went mainstream. Dream of every game developer I guess. The dream of every gamer on the other hand is to double click on the game and to play it and not to deal with various issues, especially if they are launch issues.

Luckily for all of you gamers, here at errortools we game as well and we are happy to bring you a solution on how to fix Minecraft won’t launch issue. So sit back, relax and keep on reading, and hopefully enough you will be gaming again in no time.

Follow the guide presented step by step, point by point how it is presented for the quickest way to get back in Minecraft. This guide also presumes that your hardware configurations meet at least the minimum system requirements for running Minecraft.

  1. Disable antivirus and firewall

    90% of the time this is the issue why Minecraft is not working, your antivirus or firewall has detected it as a false positive, and access to system internet, etc has been cut. Try disabling it and if everything is working fine add it to the antivirus or the firewall exception list.

  2. Run Minecraft as admin

    Minecraft will sometimes refuse to run if it does not has administrator privileges. To make sure this is the case locate the Minecraft executable, right-click on it and choose properties. Go to the compatibility tab and check Run as Administrator box.

  3. End Minecraft process

    It came to knowledge that even if Minecraft is not running it can have its processes active in the background.
    Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC to open task manager
    Locate if Minecraft has a process running
    If you find the Minecraft process right-click on it and choose End Task

  4. Run Minecraft in compatibility mode

    If Minecraft still refuses to start try running it in compatibility mode in the previous Windows version
    Locate Minecraft executable file in its install location
    Right-click on it and choose properties
    In the properties, windows go to the compatibility tab
    Check run this program in compatibility mode for:
    Select previous version of the operating system, try Windows 8 or Windows 7

  5. Update graphic card driver

    The best bet is to go to your GPU manufacturer’s website and download the latest version of the driver of your GPU.

  6. Remove mods, plugins, texture packs

    Mods, plugins, texture packs are all great but sometimes they can cause GPU overloads and other issues to see if this is the case try running Minecraft in Vannila mode without anything installed, just pure and clean Minecraft as it was just downloaded and installed.

  7. Reinstall Minecraft

    If everything else failed, reinstall Minecraft. There might be a chance that some DLL file was deleted or corrupted by mistake or that some crucial files are missing. Clean reinstallation will fix all of these issues.

Congratulations, you have just Fixed Minecraft Won’t Launch in Windows 10 all by yourself. If you would like to read more helpful articles and tips about various software and hardware visit errortools.com daily.

Now that’s how you fix the Minecraft Won’t Launch in Windows 10 on a computer. On the other hand, if your computer is going through some system-related issues that have to get fixed, there is a one-click solution known as Restoro you could check out to resolve them.

This program is a useful tool that could repair corrupted registries and optimize your PC’s overall performance. Aside from that, it also cleans out your computer for any junk or corrupted files that help you eliminate any unwanted files from your system. This is basically a solution that’s within your grasp with just a click. It’s easy to use as it is user-friendly. For a complete set of instructions in downloading and using it, refer to the steps below

Perform a full system scan using Restoro. To do so, follow the instructions below.

  1. Download and install Restoro from the official site.
  2. Once the installation process is completed, run Restoro to perform a full system scan.
    restoro application screen
  3. After the scan is completed click the “Start Repair” button.
    restoro application screen
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