Running an antivirus/antimalware scan on your computer

Some malware can interfere with Minecraft and the JVM, causing the game to crash upon load. To fix this, you can remove the malware via this tool.

AdwCleaner

1. Download and run AdwCleaner from: https://downloads.malwarebytes.com/file/adwcleaner

2. Click “I agree” and then Scan Now

homescreen

3. If nothing is found, allow it to run the basic repair as shown on the screen below.

nothing

4. If it comes up with a screen like the one below, check all the boxes and then press the “Quarentine” button in the bottom right corner.

quarentine

. Go to the Quarentine tab in the bar on the left, check all the boxes, and then press “Delete”.

delete

Restart your computer when asked to (or if you aren’t asked to, do it) and try minecraft again!