Minecraft Not Responding [7 Methods To Fix It]

Minecraft, which was developed by Mojang, is the game that is played by thousands of players around the world. It started a few times ago and has within time in support from Android and iOS along with the application for PC. The features include the open world where the players have to build items as well as the buildings by the use of raw materials.

The no response from Minecraft is the no new issue though the strongest PC, as well as laptops, even have such problems. The problem is not concerning the specifications of the PC. There are various things as well as configurations that cause the application not to work as in requirement and which causes the issues to appear there.

Here we have explained solutions method by method by which you can go through for your recovery of Minecraft.

Method 1: Updating Windows to the latest version

As Windows is the main operating system where Minecraft game runs. If the Windows is outdated, then most of the applications will not be able to work accurately and it will cause errors there. Windows update is not just for OS, but the single Windows Update includes the various bug which improves the features for various modules that includes video as well as sound. If the Windows is not updated to the latest version, then it is a recommendation to update it quickly.

Step 1

Firstly, press the keys of Windows + S  and type there update in the given dialog box and then open that application.

Step 2

After that settings will open there. Then click on the button of Check for updates. Now the computer will check in an automatic way for the latest ones that are available and will start the installation of them on the computer.

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Method 2: Updating Java Editon

The package of Java includes various files that are in use by many games and applications on the computer. Minecraft is the high user of Java and it utilizes the framework that it adds the tag of Java in the title. If the game crashes, then try for updating of Java in a manual form and see that if this works. The incomplete installation of Java on the computer is for the cause of such an issue.

Follow the given steps for it:-

Step 1

Firstly, right-click on This PC which is located on the Desktop and then do the selection of the Properties.

Step 2

Now in the front of the  System type, do the checking of the given operating system that is installed on the computer. Then do the downloading of the files of Java from its website.

Step 3

Then do the extraction of the files which you have recently downloaded to the accessible location. Now open the folder and do the copying of the file version that you see there.

Step 4

After that, press the keys of Windows + E for launching the Windows Explorer and doing the navigation of the given path:-

C:\Program Files\Java   (for the 32 bit)

C:\Program Files   (x86)\Java   (For the 64 bit)

Now do the pasting of the file that you have copied to the location.

Step 5

Now do the launching of the Minecraft mod manager and then click on the Edit profile that is located at the downward side of the given screen.

Step 6

Under the Java settings of Advanced one, check the option of the executable, and do the replacement of the correct path.

Step 7

Give a restart to your computer and then launch the Minecraft. Check there if any of the issues are solved or not.

Method 3: Disabling the Mods

As mods are the popular ones in Minecraft and on the Internet there are varieties of them available. They increase the experience of the player by adding the content along with the textures in-game and gives allowance to the player for adding the customized content. It doesn’t matter how useful they are, they are known for the confliction with the mechanics of games as they interact directly with the core of game and changes that variables.

It is a recommendation to disable the mods that are installed on the Minecraft. Either disable them or move the folder of the nods from the directory of Minecraft to the other one. Give a restart to your computer in a proper way before starting the game.

Method 4: Providing Elevated Access

The games running as the administrator account have no issues with the permissions and the usage of resources. Though it may not be true in most of the cases and Minecraft may not utilize the resources due to the restricted access. Here in this solution, you must be logged in as the administrator on the computer.

Step 1

Do the navigation to the directory of the main one where the Minecraft is installed and do the location of the main game executable.

Step 2

Then right-click there and do the selection of Properties.

Step 3

As the windows of Properties is opened, click on the Compatibility by the use of top window and do the checking of the option of Run this program as an administrator.

Step 4

Then click on the Apply button for saving the changes and then exit. Give a restart to your device and do the launching of the game. Check there if the program is solved or not.

Method 5: Waiting for the response

Trying for waiting out might help you. As there are various cases where the dialogue of not responding vanishes after a while and the loading of the game comes in a normal way. During the dialogue of not responding Windows will troubleshoot all the cases of possible one that why the application is not running there.

If the identification of the cause is done in time, then the fix is applied there and the game starts there. As per the user reports, there are various cases where the dialogue will go away within moments, and while on the other side it will take some time. Try for a wait or you can move to the other solution and can complete the reinstallation of the application.

Method 6: Update the Video Drivers

As the game makes use of the Video Drivers that are installed on the computer for accurately displaying the game on the computer. If you have drivers of the old one installed on the computer or if they are outdated, then you will not be able to properly play the Minecraft game.

Follow the given steps for it:-

Step 1

Firstly, press the keys of Windows + R and then type devmgmt.msc in the given dialog box and then click on the Enter button.

Step 2

As now in the device manager, do the expansion of the category of Display adapters and then right-click on the graphics hardware and do the selection of the Update driver.

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Step 3

Now either you can use the Windows update or you can do the navigation of the website of the manufacturer.

Step 3

Give a restart to your game in a proper way after updating the drivers and check there if you can run the Minecraft without the unresponsive form.


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