Minecraft Error , An unexpected issue occurred Exit Code 0 [FIX]

Minecraft caters to a sandbox experience to millions of gamers every day. But just like any other game, it is not completely bug-free. Whether you have gone exploring other maps or building a brand new farmhouse for yourself, what happens if Minecraft crashes with this error message – ‘An unexpected issue occurred. Exit Code 0‘? Don’t worry. There are very easy fixes to solve this problem.


Fix 1 – Remove Webcache folders

The corrupted webcache folders can cause your game to crash and show the exit code 0.

Step  1

1. Close the Minecraft game, if it is still open.

2. Then, press Windows key+X and tap on “Task Manager“.


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3. When the Task Manager opens up, scroll down and look for any “Minecraft“-related process.

4. If you can find any process related to Minecraft, right-click on it and tap on “End task” to kill it.


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5. This way, end all the Minecraft-related processes you see on the Task Manager.

Then, close the Task Manager.


Step 2

1. At first, press the Windows key+R keys together.

2. Then, type “%appdata%” and click on “OK” to open the Roaming folder.


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3. When the Roaming folder opens up, double click on the “.minecraft” folder.


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4. Here, you will notice one or multiple folders’ names starting with “webcache“.

[In our case, we have two folders like that. Those are “webcache” and “webcache2” folder. ]

5. Then, select those folders and tap on the “Delete” icon to remove those from your system.


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After deleting those folders, close the File Explorer. Now, relaunch the Minecraft app and check.


Fix 2 – Run Minecraft Launcher in compatibility mode

Try running the Minecraft Launder in compatibility mode.

1. Go to your desktop.

2. Then, right-click on the “Minecraft Launcher” icon and tap on “Properties“.


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3. In the Properties window, go to the “Compatibility” section.

4. After that, check the “Run this program in compatibility mode for:” option.

5. Then, tap on the drop-down and choose “Windows 8“.


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6.  Just check the “Run this program as an administrator” option.

7. Finally, tap on “Apply” and “OK” to apply these changes.


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After doing this, launch Minecraft Launcher and check whether you are still facing the issue or not.


Fix 3 – Delete all the mods

Minecraft has become so famous because of its ever-increasing astounding number of mods. You can just install any mod to get a completely new experience. But, sometimes having a  huge number of mods installed can crash the game. So, we suggest you remove all the mods one by one. Once you have removed all the mods, test whether the game works.


Fix 4 – Update Java

Minecraft requires a minimum of Java Runtime Environment 1.6.0. But, you should install the latest version available.

1. Go to the Java website.

2. Then, tap on “Agree and Start Free Download” to download the setup file.


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3. Now, double click on the “JavaSetup8u311” to install it.


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4. In the Java Setup window, tap on “Install” to install the latest version of the software.


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You have to wait for a few minutes as the setup downloads and installs the software.

Once you are done, close the Java Setup and restart the system.

After that, launch Minecraft using the Minecraft Launcher and test whether it is working or not.


Fix 5 – Update the graphics card

Installing the latest version of the graphics card may help you resolve this issue.

1. At first, press the Windows key+R keys together.

2. Then, write “devmgmt.msc” and tap on “OK“.


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3. When the Device Manager opens up, expand the “Display adapters“.

4. After that, right-click on the display driver and tap on “Update driver“.


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5. Next, tap on the “Search automatically for drivers” on the window.


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Let Windows download and install the latest graphics driver on your system.

Restart the system. Check whether this works.


Fix 6 – Perform a clean boot

Clean booting the system should stop the interference of any third-party apps.

1. At first, press the Windows key+R keys together.

2. Then, type this command and hit the Enter key.



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3. Just, tap on the “General” tab.

4. Here, you tap on the radio button beside the “Selective startup” option and the “Load startup items“.


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5. After that, tap on the “Services” section.

6. Here, you have to check the “Hide all Microsoft services” box.

7. Then, tap on the “Disable all” option to disable all the third-party apps.


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This way, all the services affecting the pointer flickering issue will be stopped.

8. Then, tap on the “Startup” tab.

9. Now, click on the “Open Task Manager“.


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Task Manager will open up.

10. All the services that are set to autostart are listed here.

11. Then, right-click on the service and tap on “Disable“.


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Now, close the Task Manager and return to the System Configuration window.

13. Don’t forget to tap on “Apply” and then on “OK“.


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You will notice a prompt has appeared to restart your machine.

14. Just, click on “Restart” to reboot your system immediately.


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After rebooting, launch Minecraft.

Then, test whether you are able to play or not.


Fix 7 – Reinstall Minecraft

If nothing so far has worked out for you, all you have to do is to uninstall and reinstall Minecraft on your system.

1. At first, press the Windows key and the R keys together.

2. Then, type “appwiz.cpl” and click on “OK” to open the Program & Features window.




3. In the Programs & Features window, locate the “Minecraft Launcher” application.

4. Then, just right-click on the app and click on “Uninstall“.


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Follow the on-screen instructions to completely uninstall Minecraft from your machine.

5. Now, press the Windows key+R keys together.

6. Then, paste this code and hit Enter.



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7. Now, right-click on the “options” file and tap on the “Delete” icon to remove the file from there.


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Once you are done, follow these instructions to install Minecraft app again.

1. At first, download the MinecraftInstaller.

2. Then, double click on “MinecraftInstaller” to install the app on your system.


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Now, follow the on-screen instructions to install the Minecraft Launcher on your computer.

Once you have installed it, launch Minecraft and log in using your account.

You won’t see the Exit Code 0 again.