Discord is an instant messaging and digital distribution platform that has been specifically designed for creating communities. Discord users can communicate with each other using voice calls, video calls, text messaging, etc. The platform also allows users to play games together and connect with people worldwide with shared interests.
What You Will Learn:
- Frequently Asked Questions
Discord Error Causes
Some reasons are listed below:
#3) Corrupt Installation: Corrupt installation results in this error because a corrupt installation does not extract and install all the system files, therefore, you must try to reinstall Discord on the system to fix this error.
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Method 1: Reinstall Discord
Method 2: Disable Antivirus
Method 3: Remove Discord Appdata
Follow the steps below:
#1) Press Windows + R from the keyboard and a dialog box will open. Type “%appdata%” as shown in the image below and click on “OK”.
#2) A folder will open. Click on the “Discord” folder and press the delete button to delete all the files.
#3) Now press Windows + R from the keyboard again and a dialog box will open. Type “%localappdata%” as shown in the image below and click on “OK”.
#4) A folder will open. Click on the “Discord” folder and press the delete button to delete all the files.
Method 4: Check Antivirus Blockage And Scan System
Method 5: Run Discord As Administrator
#1) Right-click on the Discord icon and click on “Properties”.
#2) A dialog box will appear. Click on “Compatibility” and then click on “Run this program as an administrator”. Then click on “Apply” and “OK”.
Now double click on the icon to launch the application, and the error might get fixed. You can also try to remove administrator access and then launch the Discord application again to fix the error.
Method 6: Using Command Prompt
Command Prompt allows users to directly execute a command in the command line and it also allows you to change the system file. Follow the steps discussed below to fix the Discord error using Command Prompt:
#1) Search for Command Prompt in the search bar and right-click on it. Click on “Run as administrator” as shown in the image below.
#2) Type “gpupdate /force” as shown below. The updating policy process will be visible and then completed.
After the policy update is completed, you can try to run Discord again to get the error fixed.
Method 7: Change Startup Type of Quality Windows Audio Video Experience Service
#1) Press Windows + R from the keyboard, search for “services.msc” and then click on “OK” as shown in the image below.
#2) A window will open as shown below. Search for “Quality Windows Audio Video Experience”. Make a right-click and then click on “Properties”.
#3) A dialog box will open. Click on “Stop”.
#4) Now click on “Start” to resume the services as shown in the image below.
#5) Click on “Startup type” and set it to “Automatic” as shown below.
#6) Click on “Log On” and then click on “Browse”.
#7) A dialog box will open. Add the name of your account in the “Enter the object name to select” text box and then click on “OK”.
#8) Click on “Apply” and then click on “OK”.
Now restart the system and the error will be fixed.
Frequently Asked Questions
Answer: There can be various reasons responsible for this error and some of them are listed below:
- Damaged Installation
- Corrupt configurations
- Reinstall Discord
- Run as Administrator
- Change Quality Windows Audio Video Experience
Q #3) Why can’t I uninstall Discord?
Answer: Some of the reasons responsible are listed below:
- Malware or infected files in the system
- Corrupted installation
- Invalid system configurations
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In this article, we discussed the renowned meetup and community platform Discord. We also talked about the common error that most of the users face while using the Discord application.
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