Once this error occurs, Windows users can no longer use Discord on their devices. Thus, it becomes extremely important to fix this error in Discord.
- 3 FAQs
- 4 Conclusion:
#1 Corrupted Application or its Settings:
This is a very common reason which causes this error in Discord.
#2 Issue with Administrative Permissions:
If your Discord runs with administrative privileges, it might run into this error.
#3 Quality Windows Audio Video Experience service is not running:
This service is essential for the functioning of Discord on your Windows device without which, you will run into this error.
Method 1: Delete temporary files of Discord.
Step 1- On your Windows PC, navigate to the location listed below.
Step 2- Here, delete the ‘Discord‘ folder.
Step 3- Now, launch ‘Run‘ on your Windows device and type %localappdata% in its text box, and hit Enter.
Step 4- Locate ‘Discord‘ from the list of folders and delete it.
Method 2: Change the Startup Type of the Quality Windows Audio Video Service.
Step 1- Launch ‘Run‘ dialog box on your Windows device and type ‘services.msc‘ in the text box. Then, hit Enter.
Step 2- Search for ‘Quality Windows Audio Video Experience‘ service on the list and then, right-click on it. Now, select ‘Properties‘ from the drop-down box that appears on your screen.
Step 3- In the General tab, click on ‘Stop‘ in the ‘Service status‘ section. Then, set the ‘Startup type‘ to ‘Automatic‘ if it is set to any other option.
Step 4- Now, click on the ‘Start‘ option from the ‘Service status‘ section.
Step 5- If you come across an error, go to the Log On tab of this service and then, click on the ‘Browse…‘ button.
Step 6- In the ‘Enter the object name to select text box, type in your account’s name and click on the ‘Check Names‘ options. Then, wait for the name to become available.
Step 7- Click on OK and enter a password in the Password box if you wish to set up a password.
Method 3: Run Discord without Administrative Permissions.
Step 1- Find the Discord executable and right-click on it. Then, select ‘Properties‘ from the drop-down box.
Step 2- Navigate to the ‘Compatibility‘ tab. Here, uncheck the box located next to ‘Run this program as an administrator‘ option.
Step 3- Then, click on ‘Apply‘ to save the changes which you have just made.
Method 4: Reinstall Discord.
Step 1- Launch Control Panel on your PC and click on the ‘Uninstall a program‘ link under the ‘Programs‘ section.
Step 2- Locate ‘Discord‘ in the list of applications installed on your PC and then, completely uninstall it.
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