[Guide] How to fix most crashes in minecraft

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

  1. Starcraft1535 Well-Known 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 Well-Known 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 Diamond Supporter
    Prominent Member

    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 Prominent 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 Distinguished 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!
  12. Skeleton381 Member

    That guide was better than a YouTube video guide
  13. Jelle68 Distinguished Member

    It isn't usefull dot me jet, but I'm almost sure it will be usefull in the future, thenk you for posting this :D
  14. Dj__Krazy Distinguished Member

    Did you know, this was created in 2012 and you bumped an old thread...
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  15. Jelle68 Distinguished Member

    eehh, oops.. I wasn't such active in 2012 so I didn't see it I think... annyways, it is great to have such a tread on forums :p
  16. xHaro_Der Distinguished Member

    2011* almost all of this is outdated.
  17. PenguinDJ Elite Member

    It's stickied anyway so it doesn't really matter if it's bumped or not - it's always at the top.

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