Mojang's exploration and survival based sandbox game in almost endless, procedurally generated worlds. This tag is for (vanilla) Minecraft on the PC. See the tag wiki for related tags.

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Unable to log in on Minecraft [duplicate]

I'm unable to login with my Minecraft account. I keep on getting an invalid username/password error. I tried changing my username twice and so far it still hasn't worked. What do I do?
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How can I prevent Minecraft from disconnecting me when I'm AFK?

On Minecraft, I have a good AFK machine set up, it's all lit up and covered so I don't die while in it. But there is a problem with it: When I go AFK, I'd say about half of the time I come back and ...
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How do I /testfor more than 1 item in an inventory without a need to use the /scoreboard command?

I would like to test for more than 1 item in one's inventory. However, I'm having some difficulties. I have tried the /testfor @p[r=2] {Inventory [{id:"minecraft:gold_nugget"}]} command, but it ...
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I can't access NEI

I can't Access NEI, even though I have the mod installed. I can't find the options tab, and the items or the options tab doesn't show.
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How does one make a lightning sword in vanilla Minecraft?

I've been doing some research on making lightning swords or items, but the only working things seem to be server plugins. I'm trying to achieve the same effect with command blocks in Minecraft 1.8.8. ...
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Need Help With a command: testforblock near Player!

Hi I am trying to make my own Custom Crafting Dropper, I Need to testforblock near the player to find a dropper with the ingredients. I tried this: execute @p[r=10] ~ ~ ~ /testforblock ~ ~ ~ dropper ...
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Is there any way to keep my minecraft server from going through the day/night cycle when no one's online?

My friends and I use the day number as part of our server rules, so we want to keep the day from changing while we're offline, but the only way I know of to do that is to stop the server from ...
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VBScript Error When Launching Minecraft Server [closed]

Whenever I try to launch my Run.vbs file to start my Minecraft Server I am greeted by the following Error Message... The Launch.vbs is trying to launch the following code... java -Xmx1G -Xms1024M ...
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What is the rate limit on Minecraft authentications

I have lots of Minecraft accounts (21) and I can normally log them all (20) in one short time period. Until recently I had 20 accounts and no problems. Now that I have 21 accounts the 21st account ...
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Can my son play Minecraft with his XBOX 360 friends with his XBOX One?

Since MS has introduced backward compatibility can my son connect with minecraft games being played on his friend's 360 with his XBOX one? I purchased the gold membership solely for this purpose but ...
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How can I detect when a player breaks a mob spawner?

I am working on a map that I want to test if a player breaks a spawner. Then it gives the player a spawner, and maybe some XP. I want to use a scoreboard command, but /scoreboard objectives add SB ...
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How to execute at a player holding a specific item in Minecraft?

I'm trying to direct /execute to the location of a player who is holding a specific item. In this case, an item with the name "Gun". This is the script I'm trying to use: /execute @e ...
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How to hover minecraft using command blocks

I'm doing a command block creation and I need to know how to "hover" on block over the ground beneath me in survival if tried putting this is my current command but I just keeps me at the same y axis ...
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Minecraft Command Blocks: Teleport Player Even If On Horse? [duplicate]

When spawning on our server, the player is located on an island we've dubbed "Spawn Island" (Original name isn't it?). On this island is a series of platforms with pressure plates. Under the pressure ...
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How to test for an hold item name in Minecraft?

I'm trying to make a command block that spawns an item in front of you if you are holding an item with a specific name. I've got these two working scripts; /testfor @p[r=10] ...
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How do I change my minecraft username? [duplicate]

I'm having trouble changing my minecraft username. I logged in, but it didn't show my profile name. I sent several emails. How do I change the username?
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Inventory options have disappeared on Minecraft PC edition

When I press e in Minecraft, all that pops up is a box containing my inventory, my equipped armor, and a crafting table. The other options, such as changing the time of day and the inventory button ...
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How to change the language of Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta?

Title says it all. Windows is non-English, but I want to play Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta in English.
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Minecraft FallingSand is Strangely Permanent

I have a Minecraft server, and when I use the FallingSand entity along with /execute on a clock, the FallingSand acts like it has Time:1. I tried setting Time:0, but it still does the same thing. All ...
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I broke Minecraft via teleportation

I was playing Minecraft and I wanted to find an ice spike biome, so I just teleported 10000 blocks away, and I repeated to try to find it. Unfortunately, I got frustrated beacuase I couldn't find ...
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What does block/entity mean, using the /stats command, in Minecraft?

I just wanted to know what /stats is about, in Minecraft 1.8. I have used it, before, but I just can not understand its use. I know about scoreboards, but I still do not understand what the whole ...
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Creating a Minecraft Server Using Openshift

How do you create a Minecraft server using Openshift? I have used sources such as https://blog.openshift.com/free-minecraft-cloud-server-hosting/ and ...
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Button interacting with trapdoor

I was making a chair that has trapdoors. I have a button that is supposed to power redstone behind a block but powers the trapdoor and the door of this chair. Tutorial: ...
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Why won't Mojang let me login to my account?

I tried and tried but it didn't work. I bought minecraft for PC/Mac and did all of that stuff, got it downloaded, entered my account information and BA BAM! This shows up. I changed my password and ...
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My minecraft keeps crashing after about 25 seconds of running [duplicate]

My Minecraft keeps crashing after a couple seconds of running. I've read online about this issue and can't find anything. It says this after the crash. [12:24:13] [Client thread/INFO]: Setting user: ...
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How do I make armor stands upside down using commands

I'm making an adventure map where you ride around on a motorcycle. My first task in making the motorcycle was making a model using armorstands and ever since the problem occurred I've been using ...
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Hamachi on Windows 10

For a long time now, I have been hosting a small minecraft server for a few of my friends to play on and build. Because I have the worst internet provider ever (for privacy reasons I will only say it ...
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What is Minecraft migration?

What is the purpose of Migration? I bought my Minecraft game today, do I still have to manually migrate? Now let's say I already migrated, played the game... If I've done all of those things, will I ...
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Minecraft framerate is lower in Ubuntu. Why?

Recently, I moved over to Ubuntu for various performance reasons, but I've seen a major drop in my Minecraft framerate. Usually I get 100-250 in Windows, but Ubuntu is struggling to keep me at 60. I ...
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Minecraft only allows me to play offline?

I saw another question like this, but none of the answers seemed to work, so here is my situation. My computer is getting Internet. I am asking this question from the same PC, so I clearly have a ...
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Change your gamemode in Minecraft maps?

I'm playing an adventure map that I downloaded, and the only gamemode I can use is gamemode 0, which is survival. Is there any way I can change the gamemode? Or turn on cheats?
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Realms blocked by Internet Blocker (Integard)

My brother and I have been trying to play Minecraft together for a long time, but have never been successful. We have always run into some error message, no matter what we tried. I have recently ...
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Minecraft command blocks and gamerules

How do I get a command block make /gamerule commandBlockOutput true but at the same time make sure this said command block doesn't say that it updated the gamerule?
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How to download Shader Mods? [closed]

I love certain Shader Mods and think they are amazing but I can't figure out how to download them! (Like Acid Shaders or Sonic Ether's Unbelievable shaders Mod). If any of you can help me out here ...
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Super Secret Settings help in 1.8.8 [duplicate]

In the new snapshot of Minecraft (13w36b) there is a button in the options menu labeled "Super Secret Settings". When I clicked this button, an Enderman-ish sound played. Does it do anything or is it ...
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Handheld Torches in vanilla

I am trying to create handheld torches in vanilla minecraft with command blocks. I already have the way to detect a torch in hand and everything, now all i need is a way to get the lighting to that ...
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How do I install minecraft 1.9 on mac?

How do I install minecraft 1.9 on mac? I have looked at the option slider and it goes only up to 1.8.8 how do I get 1.9?
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Can I make my armorstand hold a flowerpot block on its head?

I have tried making it hold a flower pot on its head but the result was nothing. When I tried the same thing on its hand it would just show the item. This is my syntax: /summon ArmorStand ~ ~ ~ ...
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Absloute maximum of enchantment levels using /give in Minecraft

So, what is the absolute maximum enchantment level possible in minecraft using /give or similar command. An enchantment table gives at best a level 5 enchantment for lots of levels. This will be a ...
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Minecraft: Viewing when others chat

I am staff on a server and I need to be able to view what other people type in commands. I have already figured out private messages but not commands, thank you.
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I want to make a sword that does no knock back

I am making a kit in Minecraft and I want to get a sword with no knockback. Is there a way to make that sword?
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We need help with joining LAN worlds [duplicate]

How do I join someone else's LAN world on Minecraft? My brother and I are trying to join each others worlds on it and are having trouble.
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Minecraft Update Dilemma

I just got a recent Minecraft update for the Xbox 360 edition, but now when I attempt to enter my previous worlds, the device freezing and disregards any further passage into that world. Is there any ...
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Minecraft: building a tower of arbitrary height from inside

I recently built a tower/obelisk type structure by supporting my character's self on a single stack of blocks, building this scaffolding stack underneath myself as I went up and breaking it down from ...
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How to kill a witch without touching it?

Okay I know that's kind of self explanatory but I'll give some explanation. I'm playing minecraft and on our current world we've input a rule not to hit mobs. So weapons including bows are off limits ...
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Can't Join Any Multiplayer Servers?

Okay, Recently I've been having connection issues with Minecraft multiplayer servers. Usually, I have to try 4 or 5 times to finally get into any given server, then when I am in the server when I ...
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Renaming things with resource packs in minecraft (specifically potions)?

I've been making a resource pack and renaming many of the items in vanilla Minecraft. To me, it seems that the variables to change potion names are not working. I tested this with 1.8.8 and the most ...
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Can I configure Minecraft Realm to use Customized terrain

In vanilla Minecraft, you can extensively customize a new world, such as changing ore spawn rates and so on, by choosing Customized terrain during world generation. I bought a Realm yesterday and am ...
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How To Make Bow / Snowball that shoots Custom Named Arrows / Snowballs

I am kinda new at this website, haha :D Well I really love commands in minecraft so I decided to make a Snowball that summons lightning bolts along. Well I already did one half - With the ...
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Blocks mysteriously disappearing in minecraft?

A couple weeks ago I built a mob farm based on Mumbo's design, and it works great. Ground level is about y=70 and it's up at around 120-140. A few days ago, after I hadn't been over to the farm in a ...