Questions tagged [minecraft-launcher]

the program that starts Minecraft. Can also be used to change skins, view release notes and more.

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Minecraft Launcher won't open at all

I have attempted to run the Minecraft launcher several times but it won't respond at all. It has previously worked just fine on this machine, the only thing different is that my OS (Windows 10) ...
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Cannot run Minecraft on Windows 7

I started playing Minecraft a few years back but then quit. Now I'm wanting to play it again but whenever I click on the Minecraft Launcher these messages show up: Can anyone help please? I have ...
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With the new Minecraft launcher, is there a way to change the .minecraft folder without manually specifying the Java path for every profile?

I am aware of the --workDir command line option, and I am using it to change the location of the .minecraft folder. However, any profile I try to launch does not find the javaw.exe file (which is ...
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Minecraft Launcher won't load?

See, this is a strange one. I couldn't find anywhere on the internet with a solution to the problem, they were all similar but different. When I click on the Minecraft launcher, it starts. But it ...
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Can Minecraft: Java Edition be opened using the Terminal on MacOS?

I play Minecraft Java Edition, but the launcher takes too long to load. Is it possible to use a command on my macOS's Terminal to manually launch Minecraft?
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My Minecraft Launcher won't update

I have a problem where my launcher isn't the newest one on my PC... I have the old one and it wasn't really an issue for me until I tried to download a shader pack and couldn't do it. Does anyone know ...
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Minecraft won’t leave full screen in Windows 10

When we click on Minecraft launcher in menu bar it goes immediately to full screen and mouse has no cursor on the screen so the only option is via keyboard ‘ctrl alt delete’ sign out of computer. We ...
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How do I change my .minecraft folder location in the old launcher?

I know that there's a way to change the minecraft folder location in the newer launchers, but how do I do it in 1.5.2? I've tried to move the roaming folder and searched online, but none of the ...
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Nothing happens when I start Minecraft

When I open Minecraft launcher it tells me I need to log in, so I do it and it brings up the XBOX sign and the options are either "change account" or "let's play". When I click &...
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Playing Minecraft Demo Mode Immediately by Moving Files

So I want to play Minecraft Demo Mode without signing into Microsoft. Is there a way to move .minecraft files from one computer to another so when I open the Minecraft Launcher in my other computer, ...
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Minecraft Skin Overlay

I painted my own Minecraft skin in paint in 64*64 pixel in .png. But my Minecraft Launcher does not show them when I add them. What can I do to make him show my Overlays? (Yes, I put anything in ...
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Minecraft launcher immediately goes into "not responding" and freezes

Minecraft has been working the past two days. I tried opening the launcher today and it was a dark screen and immediately froze. Java is up to date. Minecraft launcher is up to date, even tried ...
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How do I revert to an older version of the Minecraft launcher?

The new version of the Minecraft launcher is the worst launcher version in my opinion. I can't use mods and many things. How do I revert to an older version of the Minecraft launcher?