[Guide] How to fix most crashes in minecraft

Discussion in 'General Minecraft Discussion' started by Starcraft1535, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. Starcraft1535 Active Member

    I didn't create this guide. I took it from the minecraft forums to help anyone have problems with the game.
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  2. Starcraft1535 Active Member

    Another Guide i found:


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  3. jjy88sm Member

    There is a much shorter way and you guys won't believe it... just Force Update trust me it always worked for me :)
  4. brandop123 Well-Known Member

    i have one problem with this.I cant find my minecraft folder anywhere
  5. shaunwhite1982 Senior Staff

    ahh ok. your game files are located in the %user%/appdata/roaming/.minecraft folder
  6. brandop123 Well-Known Member

    ok i think i got it
  7. Harukono Well-Known Member

    Optifine or Magic launcher help. Both of them together are what I use. :)
  8. ChowMains Member

    Force update will only change the the items and folders in the bin file

    What this means is that if you happen to have a mod that runs from your "mods" folder and you force update you will still crash if the mod required modloader, modloadermp, etc.

    Why? It's because the mods folder and the mods within it were not deleted by the force update, though modloader, modloadermp were because they were in the minecraft.jar, which as I said before was reset, removing the modloader, modloadermp, etc. classes, which causes you to crash on even a clean, freshly updated Minecraft game
  9. ChowMains Member

    I hope that made sense
  10. Slip_Stream Well-Known Member

    An alternative to this is as follows: Windows 7

    -Xms[RAM]M minimum | -Xmx[RAM]M maximum
    1GB 1024
    2GB 2048
    3GB 3072
    4GB 4096
    5GB 5120
    6GB 6144
    7GB 7168
    8GB 8192

    Start-> Control Panel -> All Control Panel Items -> Java -> Java -> View ->
    Runtime parameters: -Xms512M -Xmx1024M

    That way one doesn't have to create a .bat file.

    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GwedxiId1A&feature=player_detailpage#t=165s
  11. GabDuke New Member

    Thanks alot for this guide! It really helped me out!

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