Also, due to the Administrator permissions problem or an issue with the Startup type of the Windows can also lead to this technical glitch.
Check out the remaining part of this guide to fix the problem in very little time.
Solution 1: Delete the %AppData and %LocalAppData% Folder
In the beginning, go to the Search menu and enter ‘run’ within the given field. Else, you can simultaneously press the Windows and R keys together to launch the Run box.
After that, type ‘ %appdata%’ within the Run field and press the Enter key.
A new folder will open. Here, scroll down and locate the Discord folder. Thereafter, right-click on it and select Delete from the available options.
Then, go back to the Run box. This time, you should type ‘ %localappdata%’ in the given field as well as hit the Enter key.
Under this folder, you have to again find the Discord folder. After that, right-click on the Discord folder and select Delete option from the available options.
You have to ensure that these two folders are completely deleted. Now, reboot your device and check if the error has been resolved or not.
Solution 2: Try to Whitelist the Discord Files within the Antivirus Tool
To apply this solution, you have to enter the quarantine vault within the Avast antivirus. Then, check out the given steps.
First, double-click on the Avast tab and open the Avast antivirus. Within the Avast antivirus, search and choose the Protection tab.
Under here, you will see a series of sub-options. Afterward, find out the quarantine area.
Within the Quarantine area, find out the file associated with the Discord. Once found, then you need to tap on the three points that appear on the screen.
Furthermore, choose the ‘Restore and add an exception’ option from the available options.
Do this for all the Discord files. When finished, reboot your device and try to complete the installation process.
Now, make sure that this situation will never be created again. For that, just add a folder within the Avast. To do so, move to the next step.
Again, open the Avast user interface. After that, tap on the Menu option that might be located at the upper right corner. Next, choose the Settings option.
On the next window, go to the left column and tap on the General tab option.
Within the General tab, scroll down and click on the Exceptions tab. Here, you can also add an Exception folder. For that, click on the ‘Add Exception’ option.
Solution 3: Change the Startup Type
- Press the Windows and R keys together simultaneously. After that, enter ‘services.msc’ in the Run field. Press the Enter key to open the Services tool.
- Under the Services tool, search for the Quality Windows Audio Video Experience service. Once found, right-click on it and choose Properties from the available options.
- If you see that the service has already started, click on the Stop button and stop the service. Wait for a while and after that, click on the Start button and run the service
- Ensure that the Startup type is set to Automatic. If a confirmation message appears, click on Yes.
However, while clicking on the Start button, if an error message appears, then repeat the above three steps and open the Service Properties window.
Afterward, move to the Login tab and hit the Browser option. Within the ‘Enter the name of the object to select’ dialog box, you need to enter the name of your account.
Furthermore, click on the Verify name option. Wait for sometimes, until you see the available name on the screen. When done, click on OK. Now, if you have set a password, then enter it in the given field.
Finally, exit from the page and reboot your device. Further, check if the issue has been resolved or not. Unfortunately, if not, immediately move on to the next solution.
Solution 4: Run the Discord Tool without the Administrator Privileges
Millions of users have reported that the tool really works if they do not sign in to their Administrator account. To do so, first, locate the Discord executable. Thereafter, right-click on it and see Properties from the available options.
Within the Properties window, scroll down and select the Compatibility tab. Then, unmark the box present beside the ‘Run this program as an administrator’ option.
If a confirmation message appears, then click on Ok and confirm the changes you have made. After that, the Discord will start normally. Double-click on its icon and check if the issue still persists or not.
Solution 5: Reinstall the Discord Tool
If the above four solutions fail to fix the issue, then you may have to reinstall the Discord. Well, this is not a difficult task if you carefully follow the given below directions.
- In the beginning, ensure that you have logged in as an Administrator. As you are unable to delete programs from other accounts.
- Then, go to the Control Panel by using the Start icon. Alternatively, if you use Windows 10, then move to the Settings section.
- Within the Control Panel, move to the upper right corner and choose ‘View as a category’ option. Afterward, move to the Program section and tap on the Uninstall a Program.
- In case, you use the Settings app, then click on the Application. After that, all the installed applications will appear on the display.
- Now, locate the Discord within the Control Panel or Settings and after that, tap on the Uninstall button.
- Thereafter. ‘Completely remove Discord from your computer’ message will appear on the screen. Select Yes.
- When the Uninstall procedure is completed, tap on the Finish button.
Once you have successfully uninstalled the Discord tool, then visit the official website of the Discord. From there, search for the best-recommended version for your device.
Once you have found it, then you can download it on your device. Wait for sometimes as this can be a lengthy procedure.