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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Minecraft wont work on my laptop

I want to get minecraft on my laptop but it says it needs java run time environment 1.6.0 but when I download it. It says the same pop up
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HELP! My minecraft folder on my mac doesn't have a recourse packs folder , and i can't rename it to be .minecraft-old

My minecraft folder does not have the file "resource packs", and I can't rename. I have library open in finder and the application support folder with minecraft open, but I don't have recourse packs, ...
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Minecraft Forge profile won't launch

Sorry if this is a repost but I am getting very frustrated by trying to install the Minecraft aether 2 mod. I am on a mac, the launcher is version 1.4.4 and I think the most updated version is ...
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Is there a way to download all the minecraft saves from PSN+?

Is there a way to download all the minecraft saves from PSN+? I'd like to put some of them on the Xbox one and pc and the like.
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PS3/PS4 controller on iPad Air minecraft?

Is there a way to use a PS3/PS4 controller on iPad Air minecraft?
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Is there a way to display a player name in /tellraw command?

like the title says, I'm looking for a way to display a player name in a /tellraw command which is run by a command block. Example: /tellraw @a {"text":"","extra":[{"text":"A player has won the ...
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I can't open my Minecraft maps even though they exist

I have something strange and cant figure it out by myself. I have 2 maps in my saves that I can't open. I have played on them, but one time they where gone so I searched for them in the Minecraft ...
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Is there any security risk from my kids knowing their minecraft password?

When I created a Minecraft account for my kids, I had to create an account on Mojang and buy a Minecraft account using a credit card. As my kids use the Mojang account details to sign in to ...
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Is there a way to shut down a Nether portal with redstone?

Since it is no longer possible for flowing water to deactivate a Nether portal, you can't use pistons to push blocks into the nether portal and finally you can't move the obsidian powering the portal ...
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What happens if I just drink random chemicals?

I'm noticing a lot of chemical compounds in MineChem, and, since you can drink Sucrose, of course, it stands to reason you can probably do the same with these other chemicals. Is this possible? What ...
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Can you make snowballs deal damage in 1.7.10

I was wondering if it was possible to make snowballs deal damage to players and mobs in minecraft 1.7.10
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MineCraft Java Issue?

So i just bought Minecraft for my PC and installed java 8 and it was working fine until I installed the Java Development Kit 8 as well for some android development. Now when I launch the game I cannot ...
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Within how many blocks does a monster have to be close to my bed to trigger the warning?

Sometimes when I want to sleep within my house, I can't because of the "You may not sleep now, there are monsters nearby" warning. Within how many blocks does a hostile mob have to be to my bed to ...
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Minecraft Forge 1.7.2-1.7.10 doesn't load up after clicking launch

This may seem like a duplicate and it might be, to I apologize in advanced if is. :O Anyways, I've recently tried to load up minecraft with forge after wiping out my hard drive (all the data was ...
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Help me please! Respond Soon [on hold]

This thing is happening for me but it won't work for me in forge 1.7.2 or 1.6.4 forge Please help I need minecraft to work
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Minecraft Forge 1.7.10 will not start

My minecraft will not start on only that version, I have a Windows 7 computer with Java 8u20 installed, because the latest java 7 update will not work at all(plus imma dev for other stuff). ...
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Is there a utility to replace one block type with another within a region?

I'd like to be able to select a region (either with a graphical utility or command line) and be able to switch one block type with another, e.g. change all cobblestone in the region to stone. Does a ...
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How can I view/edit Minecraft's level.dat file?

Minecraft saves a lot of data in a file called level.dat. What can I use to edit this? When I try to open it in Notepad++ all I get is a bunch of random symbols... æ&$+¿[w.ÜŠÖÄŸ¶…9É2þ
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How do i replace a specific block type in x y z region? [duplicate]

I need to know how can i replace one block type to another in (x y z) area, In this case lava. I want it to be replace to water and only lava , no other block should be effected in that (x y z) Area, ...
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Minecraft Server CB/Spigot Multi-version Compatibility

So, this isn't necessarily a problem though, but more like a I-NEED-HELP situation. So my server is Currently running Spigot 1.7.2-1.7.5 and I was wondering if there was a way to have my server be ...
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What should I do with my diamonds? [on hold]

I am relatively new to Minecraft, and am playing my second survival game (The first one I left because some mods I installed cleared the map, almost like re-creating the world). Anyways, I mined some ...
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Issue with /setblock & /tp @p

I am creating and adventure map and I have this shop to where players can teleport to by pressing a button. So when they press the button it activates two command block: /tp @p 1016 56 -4060 # ...
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How create a banner block with a name using a command?

I can name a banner item with a give command: give @p minecraft:banner 1 1 {display:{Name:"BlueFlag"}} But I can't add a name with a command like this: /setblock -263 99 69 ...
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Change existing world to superflat (server)

I have a default generated world and I created a few things in it. I want it to become superflat and I don't want to loose any progress I made in the world. Is that possible ? I've seen the opposite ...
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Cannot find “saves” folder in minecraft

I really want to install http://www.planetminecraft.com/texture_pack/adventure-time-pro-128x128/ to my minecraft. Its an adventure map. I have looked at several youtube videos on how to install it but ...
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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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Minecraft Won't Launch!

I was playing Minecraft on my Macbook Pro when all of sudden, the window wouldn't close, which meant I couldn't shut my laptop down. I used force shut down, and ever since then, whenever I try ...
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Minecraft Server connection refused (process running on 25565 being detected)

I am running around in circles trying to connect to my recently set-up Minecraft server. The Minecraft server is installed and running on my Ubuntu (12.04 LTS) machine. I have opened the port 25565 on ...
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Minecraft.exe server not working

I am using Minecraft V 1.2.4 and server v 1.2.4 . I checked on 2 port checkers and got green lights for my external IPv4 connecting to port 25565. I can connect via localhost yet I cannot connect to ...
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Multiplayer Map blanking

In Minecraft 1.4.2, multiplayer, I get the following error: If I place a map in an item frame and use a new map, the old map in the item frame gets blanked, thus making it impossible to use multiple ...
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What are the max ores per hour using branch mining in Minecraft that you can mine?

I'm aware of the other questions concerning efficient mining in minecraft, but they don't tackle the maximum ores per hour that you can mine using a diamond pick and an iron pick. So accounting for ...
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I Can't log in to Minecraft

What should I do when my Minecraft Launcher 1.3.11 wouldn't log me in because it says: Sorry,but ...
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Fullscreen black screen error?

This is a repost of my guest account's post, and I reposted it mainly to avoid an account debacle. I've recently had a problem with Minecraft. Basically, whenever I go into full screen from a ...
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Minecraft NBTexplorer with multiple generation options only applies first option

I'm pre-generating a vanilla 1.7.10 map. After it's pre-generated I want the rest of the world to be empty air, but I want a safe landing zone (1 layer of bedrock, 1 layer of water) between the map ...
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Fire Protection vs Protection

Does anyone know how much the difference is between a full set of armor with at least level 4 "Fire Protection" on all items and a set of level 4 "Protection" if you swim in lava? I'm thinking about ...
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Where is the mod folder?

I've downloaded Minecraft Forge for Minecraft v1.6.4 and I can't find the mods folder! Where do I look? I've looked in my Forge folder but it wasn't there!
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Detailed minecart physics in Minecraft

A while back I asked a question about maintaining speed with a minecart up a ledge. I did some maths (or math) and figured it out, answering my own question. However it did not seem effective in ...
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New spawn rules for Minecraft 1.8

A while back when I was researching spawning rules, I found that if a monster in the 32m - 128m area (which randomly despawns over time), would actually not despawn if it was moving. So if the Mob was ...
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FTB Unstable Crash on Startup

I'm running windows 8.1 and when i try to launch FTB Unstable 1.7.2 (v1.0.4) it would get frozen for a few seconds and then it would print in the log a crash report that only says: null: ...
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Variable Triggers plugin help [on hold]

I have been using variable triggers for an rpg server on minecraft. I want to make it if you punch a block once, it says "(Text1)". Then the second time you click it, it says "(Text2)". Then the third ...
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Minecraft skin won't update

My skin works fine in-game, but not on websites; it won't update. If I go to my profile It's still the Yeti that I had 2 months ago. It just won't update it to my new skin! I have tried to update it ...
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How can I make an escapeable jail?

I am building a role playing server, and when you are arrested you are put in jail. I want my players to be able to escape, but I'm not sure of how to implement this. The guards for my jail are ...
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How can I add one title on a scoreboard with two teams?

I am still working on the mini game where you kill the other team's leader, then you win. The problem is with the scoreboard. I added two teams, red and blue. The objective is ...
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Will new Minecraft features appear in existing worlds?

I'm a new Minecrafter, and was wondering if new updates are backwards compatible. Specifically, will the new "Adventure Update" features (Beta 1.8) appear in existing worlds created with Beta 1.7 and ...
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How do I hide chat on minecraft?

I don't want to see offensive messages on public server chat? Is there a way to stop it? I don't want too see strong language!
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How do I find Dungeons in Minecraft?

In Minecraft survival mode, there are dungeon rooms with mob spawning machines, mossy cobblestones and special treasures. What's the best way to find those? I found one the other day and have been ...
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Is a guardian friend or foe on minecraft

I was bored and spawned a guardian on minecraft. And it really scared me im ashamed to admit. But anyways On survival will this attack me or what?
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Is there an easy way to reproduce pre-1.8 Adventure gamemode block handling rules in 1.8?

In Minecraft 1.8, the Adventure gamemode is much more configurable than it has been in previous versions. However, by default, players cannot break or place blocks at all. In previous versions, ...
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Username and Password not recognized when logging into Minecraft

We just got a new laptop (asus) we did have a mac. We are trying to log onto Mojang to download Minecraft and it keeps saying the username and password are not recognized? We have done all the ...
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Minecraft - Blocks aren't showing

When I make a new world in Minecraft, no blocks show. When I mine them they appear in my hand but upon placing them they disappear. I've tried texture packs, Feed-the-beast and reinstalling my game ...