Fix : Discord Fatal JavaScript Error + Solutions

Discord has made it very easy for gamers to chat and share their gaming experience. But, what if you face any issue with it? Yes, we are referring here to the Discord fatal JavaScript error. 

discord
Discord

Numerous users are facing the error on Windows 10 computers and complaining about it.

Reasons For The Error

This discord fatal javascript error can be due to several reasons :

  • First, when the settings of Discord get corrupted, it can lead to this error. But, one can get rid of it by changing the Discord settings. 
  • Discord running with the Admin permissions can be a cause of the error. So, ensure that the administrator’s permissions get taken away from the Discord.
  • If the Quality Windows Audio Video Experience service is not running, this error can interrupt you.
  • For an interruption-free gaming experience, you can try out the below-given solutions to get away from this error. Although various solutions are listed below, you do not have to execute them all. Instead, we will suggest you try all these solutions one by one and reach the one working for you. 

Enhance Your Experience With These Solutions

Without further delay, quickly jump to the solutions to solve discord fatal javascript error.

Eliminate The Temporary Discord Files From LocalAppData and AppData

Sometimes the temporary data stored by the Discord can resist one to open Discord on their systems. To solve this, follow the given steps-

  • To start with, open the Task Manager by pressing Ctrl + Shift + Esc.
open task manager
Open Task Manager
  • Now, select the Discord and click on End Task.
  • To open the Run Window, use Windows + R key.
open run
Open Run
  • A text field appears in the dialogue box, type %appdata% in it, and click OK.
run appdata
Run Appdata
  • Now Delete the Discord folder by right-clicking on it in the Roaming folder.
  • Open back the Run Window and type %localappdata%, and click OK.
  • Delete the Discord folder.
  • Finally, try again to launch the Discord setup file.

Second solution for discord fatal javascript error follows.

Update The Whitelist Of Antivirus Software With Discord Installation Files

Antivirus can stop/ block some programs and applications from the computer. So, when you face the Discord fatal JavaScript error, you must give a try to the following steps (Considering Avast antivirus as an example)-

  • Click right on the icon of Avast Antivirus and open its User Interface.
open avast user interface
Open Avast User Interface
  • From the Protection section, select the Virus Chest (all locked up threads get displayed here).
  • Find the files associated with Discord and select Restore and add exception option from the three dots. Then, repeat it for all associated files. 
  • Check that the error is fixed or not by installing the Discord again. Hence you evade discord fatal javascript error.

Let’s  head to the third solution.

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Alter The Quality Windows Audio Video Experience Service Startup Type

  • Launch Run utility by Windows + R keys.
open run
Open Run
  • Click OK after typing services. msc in the text field.
run services.msc
Run services.msc
  • Now, the Services window appears. Find the Quality Windows Audio Video Experience service in it, use right-click to select the Properties option. 
  • Look at the service status. If it shows started, then click on Stop and then click on the Start button.
  • Select Automatic as the Startup Type.
  • Click on Apply and then OK. Finally, check if the discord fatal javascript error is solved.
windows audio video
Windows Audio Video

The fourth solution goes like this.

Eliminate The Privileges Of The Admin

  • Select Properties by clicking right on Discord Executable.
  • From the Compatibility tab, uncheck the check box of Run this program as administrator.

Click OK and restart the computer to check discord fatal javascript error exists or not. 

Uninstall And Reinstall 

The universal solution to all the issues is applicable here too. 

  • Go to the Control Panel of your Desktop.
open control panel
Open Control Panel
  • Find Uninstall a program under the Programs button and uninstall Discord.
  • Now, a list of installed programs appears. From this list, select Discord and then click on Uninstall.
uninstall discord
Uninstall Discord
  • Open Run window and type %appdata% in its text field. Now, click the OK button.
open run
Open Run
  • A new window gets displayed. Delete Discord folder from it. 
  • Return to the Run box. Type %localappdata% and press the Enter key.
  • Now, delete the Discord folder. 
  • From the Discord official Website, download the latest and compatible version.
  • Install the Discord file following the given instructions after running the Executable file.

Now, let’s head to the next fix to discord fatal javascript error.

Apply Command Prompt

  • Start by pressing Windows + R keys, then type taskmgr and click OK.
open task manager
Open Task Manager
  • Select Discord from the Task Manager and click on End Task.
  • Now, press Windows+R and type the control panel. Click OK.
open control panel
Open Control Panel
  • Click- Uninstall a Program.
  • Select Discord and click Uninstall.
  • Delete Discord from Local Data and AppData folders. 
  • Now, press Windows+X and select Command Prompt (Admin).
open command prompt
Open Command Prompt
  • Type command- gpupdate /force and press Enter key.

Close the Command Prompt after the process gets completed and then reinstall the Discord to check if the error gets fixed or not.

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Summing Up

All these hacks are helpful for the users facing discord fatal javascript error. One of the other mentioned solutions will positively work for you. All these solutions are easy to execute and need no expertise. 

We wish you the best of luck! These solutions will help you with an interruption-free Discord experience. 

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About the Author: McKenzie Smith

Hello, I am McKenzie and I am totally obsessed with getting the best experience out of every device that I use. Hence, I started this blog to help others make the most of their devices and fix errors in a jiffy! :)

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