Restart Discord

One always wanted to know how to restart Discord. If you find your Discord app being non-reacting, it might be due to many reasons. To fix this out, restarting could be an easy fix or hack one needs to know the reasons that are mentioned below:

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How To Restart Discord With Task Manager

The Task Manager is an inherent tool for Windows that permits you to look into the current processes & procedures going on or running on your respective computer. With this mean, you can easily end and restart any processes, procedures in-process and programs, including Discord.

To run or boot the Task Manager so you can restart Discord,  by following these simple steps.

  • First of all Open task manager via mouse or with shortcut keys with CTRL + SHIFT + ESC. One can go for this shortcut keys as well  CTRL + ALT + TAB and select “Task Manager” from the menu bar.
  • Under the Processes tab, select the option of Discord and click End Task on the bottom right hand of the dialog box.
  • Run the option of Discord again to restart it.

Restarting of Discord With Windows SFC

System File Checker is a kind of utility of Microsoft Window that allow front end users to do scan for it, can restore corruptions in the files of Windows system. Corruption in these files can cause Discord to freeze and cannot work properly, so running SFC can be a good enough fix.

  • Press the Windows Key and then write “cmd” to bring up the Command Prompt.
  • Once in the command prompt, type in [sfc /scannow] This should be without the brackets.
  • Hit “Enter.” Once the SFC is done, you may run Discord again..

Restartng of  Discord With Clear AppData and LocalAppData respectively

One may also choose to clear AppData and LocalAppData to see if it is going to fix your Discord obstacles and let you allow to restart the app. Resetting AppData and LocalAppData is actually very easy which one can do by following these simple steps.

  • Press the Windows Key + R to pop up the Run dialog box.
  • Type in [%appdata%] (this should be without the brackets) and then hit Enter.
  • Find the Discord folder, then right click, and select the  “Delete” to delete AppData.
  • Fetch up the Run dialog box again, and then type in [%localappdata%] (without the brackets) and hit Enter.
  • Find the Discord folder, right click, and select the “Delete” to delete LocalAppData.
  • Relaunch Discord to restart it.

Logging In With Discord Web

If you’re still facing any kind of trouble restarting the Discord, it might be or definitely be a problem with your account. For verification of this, you’ll have to log into the Discord web version found here.

Log into your Discord account to check whether there is an issue with your account or not. If you manage to log in without any problems, then the issue might be with your installed Discord app and not with your account.

Running Discord in Compatibility Mode

Sometimes if other things won’t work out then a simple compatibility fix can help with running Discord smoothly. Doing this is extremely easy, too & one can do it by following simple steps mentioned below:

  • Right click on your Discord shortcut and then select “Properties.”
  • Head to the Compatibility tab and tick the box for “Run this program in compatibility mode for:”
  • Select Windows 8 (for Windows 10 users) or Windows XP Service Pack 3, if you have it already with you.
  • Click “Apply” to exit the dialog box.
  • Run your Discord.

Reddening Your DNS to Restart Discord

Flushing your DNS cache might help you to run Discord better when you restart it. DNS flushing is usually done when a user manually makes all entries in the cache invalid, forcing the user computer to download new files for the cache whenever it needs to do that for the required purpose. This may also add the benefit of resetting your internet connection.

Resetting your DNS is easy and requires only a few clicks, as well as one needs to have admin access to your computer.

  • Press Windows + R to fetch up the Run dialog box.
  • In the dialog box, type cmd then press Enter to run the command prompt.
  • Once in the command prompt, type in [ipconfig/flushdns] (this should be without the brackets.)
  • Hit Enter to flush your DNS cache.
  • Run Discord again to see if it works properly or not.


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