Facing the notorious Minecraft Exit Code 0? Well, even if a long message accompanies the exit code 0 error, the message doesn’t really elaborate on why the error occurs. So, how can we get rid of this error? Being a popular sandbox game, Mojang Studio’s Minecraft is one of the most loved video games worldwide. And being popular has its share of issues. Minecraft has been known to run into error codes with vague error messages. Players who buy the Windows Edition from the Microsoft Store have reported running into random errors while trying to run the game. The exit code 0 error of Minecraft actually points at an update issue of Minecraft Launcher. So, how can we tackle this error code? Read this article to know.
What is the exit code 0 error and why does it occur?
The exit code 0 comes with the following error message: “An unexpected issue occurred and the game has crashed. We are sorry for the inconvenience.” Well, as you can see, this message doesn’t let users know the exact problem. Instead, it points at an “unexpected error”, which is sadly an extremely vague term. Some fans were not ready to give up and dug deep into the issue. As it happens, exit code 0 may occur after a new update for Minecraft is deployed. According to a fan, the “exit code: 0” essentially means that the program has exited successfully and the launcher has nothing to report. If you have recently downloaded a Minecraft update, that may be a reason why the launcher is throwing an exit code 0. There are a few workarounds you can try to solve this error with no definition. Keep reading to know.
How to fix Minecraft’s Exit Code 0 error?
Try these fixes:
1) Update Minecraft Launcher: A user reported being able to get rid of the exit code 0 error by simply updating the Minecraft Launcher.
2) Reinstall Minecraft Launcher: If you don’t see any pending updates to the launcher, uninstall Minecraft Launcher from the Apps & programs list. Now, restart your PC. Next, download and install a fresh copy of the launcher from the Microsoft Store or Minecraft’s website.
3) Update Graphics Drivers: If you haven’t updated drivers in a while, it is a good idea to get it done now. You can always choose to download dedicated driver manager apps like Geforce Experience to tackle updating drivers automatically. Or, you can give the Device manager app a quick visit.
4) Update your OS: It is also a good idea to keep Windows/MacOS X updated. Simply head over to settings and choose to check for updates. If anything is pending, complete it.
More workarounds to try:
5) Remove/Disable programs that could cause hindrance: Some programs like anti-viruses or third-party mods can cause conflict. To fix the exit code 0 error, remove/disable applications that you think can cause issues and check whether the error persists.
6) Recreate a new world: If you feel that this error started appearing after creating a particular world, try deleting the suspicious world and creating a new one. A user reported that this workaround was successful in getting rid of the error; it had started appearing after the user joined one of his single-player worlds.
7) Update Java client: Some users have suggested trying to update Java on your system. Usually, Java is automatically updated. However, you can try to download a fresh copy of Java from the official website.
If one of the above works, try reinstalling Minecraft – simply uninstall Minecraft from the app list on your PC, perform a power cycle, and download a fresh copy of Minecraft. This should definitely address the exit code 0 error. For more articles, stay tuned to Androidgram!