Desktop user, web user, or mobile user Discord is one of the best communication platforms for all of you, be it for playing games, making dedicated channels and servers, sharing ideas, live streaming, joining communities, having voice and video calls, etc.
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- Corrupted files during Discord installation
- Resistance from third-party software such as your system’s antivirus
Most of the users can get rid of the error by reinstalling the application from scratch; meanwhile, Discord always remains accessible via web and mobile applications.
- Deleting the Configuration files from Discord’s AppData folder.
- Running Discord with Administrative access rights.
- Reinstallation of the application after completely removing it from the system.
- Checking for Antivirus blockage, if any.
Deleting/Removing Corrupt Configuration Files
- Open Run dialog by pressing Windows + R. In the dialog box, type %appdata% and click Ok.
- Go to the Desktop.
- Right-click on Recycle Bin and select Empty Recycle Bin.
Running Discord with Administrative Rights
- Go to the C:\Users\Username\AppData\Local\Discord location. You need the replace the Username in this path with your own username.
- Open the folder with the latest version number. In this case, it’s app-0.0.309
- Right-click on the Discord Application (Dicord.exe) file and click on Properties.
- Navigate to the Compatibility tab; under the Settings section, check the Run the program as administrator.
- Click on Apply and then Ok, to save changes.
Click on Apply and then Ok, to save changes.
- Open Settings, and go to the Apps section.
- Find Discord and click on Uninstall
- Let the uninstallation to get completed.
- You can now reinstall it from here.
- Before proceeding with installation, make sure there are no existing data files of Discord in the AppData folder. If they are there, first remove them and then install the app.
- Follow the installation steps as directed.