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Fix Discord Installation Has Failed Issue in Windows 10

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In this how-to guide, we are going to share some helpful troubleshooting steps to fix Discord Installation Has Failed error on Windows PCs.

If you are a PC games addict, then we don’t need to introduce you to Discord. It is one of the most popular talk over voice, video, and text tools used by millions of users everyday. Essentially this can be Zoom/Skype for gamers and the service that is given is designed to help players to communicate as well as build communities among them. Discord is popular and it has multiplied in recent years, and with this, the app is crossing over 300 million and all the users are registered ones.

Discord is avaiable on Mac, PC, iPhone, and Android devices. The Discord application works totally in a different manner it works with PC as well as mobile devices and that will combine the different features of a chat as well as send message board and also great a different chatting system and this all can be set in one particular software and that will not try to use the resources on your phone or on your PC. The functions of Discord can be extended with  Discord bots.

Discord Installation Has Failed Issue

How to Fix Discord Installation Has Failed Issue?

You need to find out that there are numerous problems that Discord can face, and most of them have something to do with corrupted files. To repair the Discord installation on your Windows, follow these steps –

Method 1 – Force stop Discord and open

On your keyboard click on Ctrl press shift Shift and click Esc, click all the three keys on your keyboard at the same time.

By doing this you will be able to launch the Task Manager on your Windows.

The processes tab will be launched from the Task Manager and then search for any entry associated with Discord app.

Select Discord software on Apps section and then you can automatically End the Task.

End the Task

Method 2 – Remove APPDATA

Launch and Run dialog box and then press Windows Key + R on your keyboard.

Run the dialog box and then type “%appdata%” and then click OK on your PC.

appdata Run

Delete the %LocalAppData%/Discord and %AppData%/Discord folders and you will see them.

Restart your Windows device.

Method 3 – Completely delete Discord on your Windows and reinstall 

Try to end all the programs that are running on the PC.

End Discord’s window and try running that window on your computer.

Right-click your mouse button and the taskbar will be opened and select Task Manager on your device.

Then check running processes that are working on the background, also keep in mind that Discord’s associated process has been stopped or disabled on your device.

To Reinstall Discord on your Device follow these steps-

Running administrator if failed on your Windows and facing any problem then see the Discord not updating and facing issue then it is worth reinstalling the application.

Download and click on the installer link on discord.com and to to run it. If in case you are not able to solve the issue you can reinstall Discord completely on your Device.

If you face any problem or any issue in reinstalling Discord then you need to close the task manager down and try again later.

How to update Discord on Windows 10?

Method 1: Disable Windows Defender

In Search, type and run Settings.

Go to Update & Security and then go to Windows Security option and select Virus & threat protection and then Manage settings of your PC.

Now Turn on real-time protection option to the off mode and Save all the changes that you have made and Exit the Windows Defender.

Method 2: Install to a different folder

In some cases, users have reported successful Discord installations when installing it in a different folder. This will not hurt any storage capacity of your device and at the same time, it will solve the issue.

Select and the Discord folder on your device and then move all your data to that particular folder.

Start the update process and select the new folder location when you need to choose the place of installation and location that needs to be selected by install wizard.


Discord is a gaming application that aids gamers to communicate with one another. Usually, when Discord may not be used, users opt to uninstall and reinstall the program. After reading this whole article and following our instructions, you have the ability to use Discord without having issues. If you’ve got any questions or if you must fix other similar issues, don’t hesitate and contact us we will always try to create the easy to follow tutorials for your Windows 10.