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Launcher is unable to find net.minecraft

I just bought Minecraft and downloaded it. When I opened the launcher after logging in, it started downloading, but then just before it finished the download it disappeared and this error popped up: ...
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(MC 1.8) Can you summon an ArmorStand in the center of a block? [duplicate]

I used an execute command to summon an armor stand right under a dropped item, but I want that armor stand to be centered in the middle of the block. How would I summon an armor stand that is centered ...
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When I tap on a server it says 'Disconnected from Server'

One of my servers will never let me on! It gives me an error and I don't know how to fix it any suggestions on how to fix this problem?
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Sharing worlds with specific players in minecraft [on hold]

I am building a big map in minecraft which I can't do alone. How can I share this map to only a few of my friends to help me build this map?
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How to /summon a tipped arrow?

I want to use /summon to summon an Instant Damage II Arrow, but I cannot figure out how to do this.
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What happens if you destroy a Dungeon chest that hasn't generated loot?

1) What happens if a Dungeon chest that hasn't had its loot generated gets destroyed? 2) Assuming it can be picked up, once it's placed again, would it still try to generate loot, or would it become ...
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What is the spawn rate of Creepers in Minecraft?

I was in my Minecraft world and saw a ton of monsters in a dark room, I saw creepers there mixed in with he crowd. Since all these were randomly spawned by the game I wondered what their spawn rate ...
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i forgot my minecraft account

i was playing minecraft one day a long time ago and in the launcher i saw a button that said: "switch user". i wanted to see what it did, so i clicked it and it logged me out! and my family has a lot ...
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Minecraft: Create separate main menu for a world

I am currently attempting to create a Minecraft map with its own resource pack inside of the map file, however, I would like to make somewhat like a main menu when you start the world. Would it be ...
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Minecraft: How do I testfor a player xp levels in a radius of 2?

I have the command /give @p[lm=10] bow set up in one command and /xp -10L @p[lm=10] in another. I need to know how to make the second command apply to only players in a specific radius.
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Killing everything except for a certain player in a certain radius

How can I kill or teleport everyone in a 20 block radius except for me and my friend. Our usernames are bob8898 and coach0512. I was thinking that /kill {radius 20, type=!bob8898, type=!coach0512} ...
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hexxit world wont load its only that world not hexxit please help really like my world [on hold]

please help I would like my world back if you can offer any help it will be a big help Minecraft has crashed! ---------------------- Minecraft has stopped running because it ...
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minecraft won't launch after the frostburn 1.10 update window 8 [duplicate]

Minecraft won't launch after the 1.10 update. I have Windows 8, I tried redownloading Java, but that did not work. I redownloaded Minecraft but that did not work either. Here is an image of the game ...
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Can you put area of a residence in selection?

If you create a residence (Using this bukkit mod) you may need to enlarge it later on. Unfortunatelly, I see no way to put an area of residence in residence selection - so that I expand it. This is ...
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How do you reopen minecraft.exe on Windows 10 [on hold]

I have downloaded minecraft.exe, and it opened as soon as it was done downloading, my problem is, I see no way to open it again if I close out of it. (Also, my Operating System is Windows 10). I also ...
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Do the new command blocks still cause lag by sending a bunch of packets?

So basically in 1.8 the was a 63 block update limit (as explained here) My question is when the command blocks changed, does the server still send packets every tick telling the client that the ...
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I can't change my skin because there is no button that says custom skins [duplicate]

Every time I go into Minecraft to change my skin there is no button to change my skin. How can I change my skin?
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How rare are the “rare biomes” in Minecraft?

How rare are the biomes like Mesa or Jungle in the newer releases of Minecraft? I've mapped out at least 10 largest zoom maps (1000x1000 each) and didn't get to find a single Mesa. Is it just my bad ...
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How to testfor if an ArmorStand got killed?

I'm working on a one-command creation that adds sports to Minecraft. I want to be able to testfor when you kill an ArmorStand. I tried to use the scoreboard command but it cannot be used for testing ...
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How do you spawn ONLY zombies in Singleplayer?

I'm making a maze where you have to fight zombies and get to the end, but all these other mobs start showing up and I can't figure out how to spawn only zombies. Also, I can't use dispensers.
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How to most effectively explore underwater?

I see cool looking structures underwater sometimes but I never find it worthwhile to try and investigate them - it's dark and I can barely get to the bottom before I need oxygen. Is it even worth ...
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I Can't find my wife?

In Minecraft Comes Alive it seems that I lost my wife. I have crafted the whistle and keep calling but only my daughter shows up. I tried gifting a wedding ring to another female villager (she had ...
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Minecraft /testfor Players Using Items

I am trying to create a hydration system for my Minecraft adventure map that displays hydration levels on the scoreboard. To restore the players hydration a player should need to drink a water bottle, ...
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How does UUID least and UUID most effect the UUID of the mob you summon in

How does the UUIDMost and UUIDLeast tags affect the UUID of the the mob you're summoning in? I've looked all over and the best in-depth (from what I can see) wiki on it is in German, and frankly ...
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Custom Enchantment ID on Book That Can Be Combined In An Anvil?

I have a command block system which checks if the user is holding a diamond pickaxe with a custom enchantment, and if so, performs some actions. I'm using a custom enchantment ID of 98 simply because ...
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Unable to connect to servers in Minecraft [on hold]

Ok,so my Wi-Fi will not let me connect to Minecraft servers, I don't know if I should restart my Wi-Fi network or what. Does anyone know what I should do? I've heard about disabling firewalls, ...
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SMP Vanilla Chunk Loaders?

Recently I learned about SimplySarc's vanilla (Non-command block) chunk loader. However, I realized that his video was not so recent and he was using it for SSP. I want to know, does SimplySarc's ...
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Commandblock Output = False not working?

I have a command set as follows: /tellraw @p ["",{"text":"[Level 10] Medium ","color":"green","bold":true,"clickEvent":{"action":"run_command","value":"/setblock 479.5 13 309.5 redstone_block 1"},"...
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How to have zombies spawn in day time like they do at night

I already have a mod that lets them not burn, but I need something that lets them spawn in the day time so I can make a zombie apocalypse. I need help
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Decreasing maximum health in Minecraft 1.8

How can I decrease the maximum health of a player using commands in Minecraft 1.8?
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How do I cool my reactor hull?

I'm building a nuclear reactor with IC2 in the Direwolf20v1.023 modpack. I built the reactor, put in a uranium fuel rod with a heat vent below it, and it ran fine with an output of 5EU/t. I then ...
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Can I make the Village bigger?

Villages. Can someone legitimatly expand a village by building more houses for villagers (Testificates) to breed and fill? Would these houses have any conditions to be met beyond a roof and a door?
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Help with the /tellraw command in minecraft

Recently I've wanted to get into command blocks. Using the tell raw command I want to copy the nearest player's name and then say something after the name. /tellraw @a [{"selector":"@p"}] That's ...
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/testfor troubles in 1.9

I made a map in 1.8.9 using lots of commands blocks containing /testfor commands. However, once I went into the most recent snapshot (1.9-pre4) and started messing around with more /testfor stuff, the ...
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How to get testfor to go on and off as I please

I am making a map with friends and I set up a shop keeper to say "hello" when you get within a few blocks, but it has some bugs I would like help with: I am trying to get it to constant check if ...
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How to testfor a dropped item?

I know this question is like Execute or Testfor a named dropped Item?, but I couldn't fit the answer there to my needs. So, I'm working on a spear in my one-command creation. It is a stick renamed ...
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Can I make a village much bigger in minecraft? [duplicate]

Me and a few friends are working on making a big city. We have made most of the walls, big roads and general structure. The area with buildings is a circle with a radius of ~300 blocks. We want to ...
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Minecraft: Does anyone know of a working config for ftb utilities specificly the badges

I have been trying to get badges to work on my server for a few days now and haven't had any luck. Here is the part I am talking about in the config. "login": { "customBadges": "https://path.to....
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How can I make my farmer villager replant crops? (1.8)

According to the notes for the 1.8 update, farmer villagers will harvest ready crops and replant them. The farmer will hold the produce (wheat, carrots or potatoes) they harvest for up to 6 stacks ...
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I don't know how to us the journeymap mod

please help! I can't figure out what the journeymap mod is for. I am looking for a cave but don't know how.
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Testing for redstone dust in a certain area

In a 13x13 area, command blocks should locate any redstone dust currently placed, and change the block beneath it to wood planks. But, I see no possible way to do this, or am I missing something?
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how do you make people spawn with adventure mode and without the ability to do commands?

I want to make a Hunger Games map, so I want other players to not be able to break blocks or do commands. I only want to let them open chests and attack the players. How do you do that?
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Why can't I break some blocks in creative mode?

I've been playing Minecraft for two years now and normally I know how to do everything correctly, but now I'm having a problem. I'm in creative mode and left click simply won't break some blocks. It ...
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mod button missing but i have forge (minecraft) [on hold]

i've downloaded forge but i can't see the mods button in Minecraft 1.7.10. What do i do? I've tried restarting, changing the name of my profile, and it's still not showing up. What can i do to fix ...
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How to change Wither Skeleton skull drop rates (1.9)

I'm aware that it is possible to change loot tables for mobs in Minecraft 1.9, making Ender Dragons drop an Elytra for example. This can be done either by creating a custom loot table or changing its ...
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Minecraft: Diagonal Line When running with GeForce Graphics Driver

There is a diagonal line in my Minecraft when running with my graphics processor. It appears to be a frame error. One side of the line is not updating as fast as the other line It is especially ...
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Pocket Edition “disconnected from server” every few minutes in realms

When me and my friends are in my minecraft pocket edition realm every few minutes it kicks us out and says "disconnected from server" and we have to wait like a while for it to let us back in.